Feb. 26, 2016
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Advocacy Day 2016

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Radford University men's baseball Russell Pompa and family
Gerontology post baccalaureate program to mark Radford milestone Radford baseball looking to build off of historic season Russell Pompa '84, a senior agent for the DEA, credits RU's criminal justice program for forcing "me out of my comfort zone"

Campus Events

Feb. 29 Diversity in Comics with Jeremy Whitley
4 - 5 p.m., Muse Banquet Hall
March 18 Education Career Fair
1:30 - 5 p.m., Peters Hall Gym
March 19 Polar Plunge
10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Dudley's Landing at Bisset Park

On Campus

Students to explore STEM career opportunities at upcoming fair
Radford University's Career Center will provide students with a display of the opportunities available to them within the science and technology fields at the STEM Internship and Career Fair. Read more

RU nutrition studentsStudents make pitch for healthy eating
Nutrition students recently gave presentations about proper nutrition at local high schools and community centers. Read more

Offices of University Relations and University Advancement win multiple awards at CASE District III Conference
Radford University's Office of University Relations and Office of University Advancement received three awards for outstanding publications. Read more

Sophie ElliotGraduate Student of the Month: Sophie Elliot
Sophie is an M.S. candidate in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, with a concentration in speech-language pathology. Her interests in the field include dysphagia, aphasia and traumatic brain injury. Read her Q&A online.


Radford SustainABILITYProtect yourself during snow and ice emergencies
Winter conditions can create specific environmental problems, indoors and out. Learn how to safely navigate winter's toughest challenges with these tips from the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more

In Athletics

Feb. 27
Women's Track & Field at Big South Championships (Blacksburg), all day
Women's Lacrosse at Delaware State, 1 p.m.
Women's Tennis at Longwood, 1 p.m.
Baseball at Georgia Southern (doubleheader), 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Softball vs. UMass Lowell (at Charleston, S.C.), 3:30 p.m.
Men's Basketball vs. Longwood, 4 p.m.
Softball vs. College of Charleston (at Charleston, S.C.), 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 28
Women's Golf at Kiawah Island Classic (Charleston, S.C.), all day
Baseball at Georgia Southern, 1 p.m.
Softball vs. Detroit (at Charleston, S.C.), 1:30 p.m.
Softball vs. South Carolina State (at Charleston, S.C.), 3:30 p.m.

Feb. 29
Men's Golf at Davidson Invitational, all day
Women's Golf at Kiawah Island Classic (Charleston, S.C.), all day

March 1
Men's Golf at Davidson Invitational, all day
Women's Golf at Kiawah Island Classic (Charleston, S.C.), all day
Women's Tennis at College of Charleston, 2 p.m.
Baseball at Virginia Tech, 3 p.m.
Women's Basketball vs. Presbyterian, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Feb. 29 – Choral Ensembles Concert, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Through Feb. 29Art of Feng No. 3, RUAM Covington Center

March 1 – Faculty Recital: Dr. Robert Trent, Guitar, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Through March 3Juried Photography Show, RUAM Gallery Downtown

Through March 4 – Student Photography Show, Gallery 205

The News Now

Nursing students from across the state gather at Radford
Radford University hosted the future of nursing Feb. 6 as the Virginia Nursing Student Association convened here for its annual statewide convention. Read more

Tod BurkeBurke wins international award
Tod Burke was honored in Vancouver, British Columbia, with the Richard Tewksbury Award, given for his contributions to criminal justice scholarship. Read more

NVCC open houseRadford and NVCC connect in advance of upcoming Transfer Open House
Radford's Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management James Pennix joined the leadership of Northern Virginia Community College Jan. 11-12 to highlight opportunities for NVCC transfer students at Radford.. Read more

Alumni NewsThanks to Radford, 50 years of love is truly golden. This month, the Office of Alumni Relations is launching its Second Annual Radford Love Story Series! Read this sweet story featuring Dale '64, M.S. '65 and Gilbert M.S. '65 Brittle.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Feb. 27: Winter Celebration 2016
April 16-17: International Student Reunion
May 7: University Row at Virginia Gold Cup

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Leo Totten, world-class Olympic weight-lifting coach and one of the most influential strength coaches of all time, is coming to Radford University! To celebrate his visit, Dr. David Sallee has planned an epic training session for his students - but he needs your help. Learn more
Stay Connected

Save the date for Homecoming 2016 scheduled for Oct. 14-16! Stay tuned to the Office of Alumni Relations Facebook page for the latest developments regarding schedule, lodging and registration!

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