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Move In College Colors Molly Montgomery '02
Ready for the return of the Highlanders Get your red ready for College Colors Day: Aug. 29 Molly Montgomery '02 says she found her professional path thanks to RU's professors

Campus Events

Aug. 23 Move-In Day for returning students
Aug. 24 New Student Convocation
Bondurant Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Aug. 25 Fall Classes Begin

On Campus

new faculty luncheonRU welcomes new faculty members
As it gears up for the 2014-2015 academic year, Radford University is welcoming almost 60 new faculty members to campus. Read more

Arts projects supported by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship
Two CVPA students were able to spend their summer engaging with their art thanks to SURF grants from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship. Read more

Brianna Kuhn and Brianna RugglesTwo assistant directors appointed in Office of New Student Programs
Brianna Kuhn and Brianna Ruggles have been named assistant directors of Radford University's Office of New Student Programs. Read more

Iraqui and Kurdish teacherRU hosts visiting Iraqi Kurdish educators
The Language and Culture Institute at Radford University hosted a unique international forum about Englilsh language education between RU faculty and visiting faculty and administrators from universities in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq. Read more

Kids ClubRU Athletics' Highlander Kids Club accepting new members
Radford Athletics is offering children in grades eight and younger a way to become involved in the fun and excitement of Radford athletics – the Highlander Kids Club. Read more


RU SustainABILITYCOBE Building earns LEED Gold certification

RU's College of Business and Economics Building is now the university's fourth LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold building, marking another achievement in RU's sustainability initiatives. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Saturday, Aug. 23
Men's Soccer at Marshall (Exh) 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 26
Men's Soccer vs. University of Charleston (Exh), 6 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The News Now

Christopher WadeRU appoints new Vice President for University Advancement

Radford University has appointed Melissa E. Wohlstein as vice president for University Advancement. Read more

Nathan TaylorRU Alumnus Teams Up With Career Services to Promote Global Career Awareness
Nathan Taylor '04 teamed up with Ellen Taylor, RU's director of Career Services, to make videos promoting global career awareness. Read more

STEL program helps K-5 teachers improve teach math and science
For the past year, two faculty members in RU's School of Teacher Education and Leadership have been working with teachers in Pulaski County on a program aimed at improving and integrating new teaching techniques in science and literacy. Read more

Counselor Education's Abingdon program fills need for qualified counselors for Southwest Va. Schools
Each school district in far Southwest Virginia employs competent school counselors who effectively serve the K-12 population. Read more

Alumni News

Alumni and family members at the Carytown Watermelon FestivalClose to 100 alumni showed their Highlander pride at the Carytown Watermelon Festival. They gathered at the alumni tent hosted by Matt Donlon '82 outside his restaurant, The Portrait House, to learn the latest news from RU and ways that they can stay connected to their alma mater.

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Alumni Events

Aug. 31 - Men's Soccer vs. UNC Charlotte Pre-Game Social
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