June 14, 2015
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Virginia Boys State returns to Radford for third year in a row Radford baseball makes history John Lyon '91 took a chance that led to a decades-long career

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June 15-16 Transfer Quest
June 18-19 Quest
June 29-30 Quest
June 21-27 Boys State
June 22, 23, 25 Quest Express
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July 25
Governor's School
July 3 Independence Day observed
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On Campus

Governor's SchoolGovernor's School returns to Radford University thanks to Department of Education grant
Thanks to support and a grant from the Virginia Department of Education Radford University will again host the Virginia Summer Residential Governor's Schools in the Humanities and the Visual and Performing Arts. Read more

scottish ritecareDepartment of Communications Sciences and Disorders to host busy RiteCare© summer schedule
To help area children and their families develop and enhance communication and literacy skills, the Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders and the Scottish Rite Foundation will host a series of clinics through June 26. Read more

New language learning software available to entire Radford University community
Transparent Language is now available for free, any time of day, through the myRU portal. The software, widely used by educational institutions and the United States government, offers lessons in dozens of world languages. Read more

Big ReadMcConnell Library receives grant to host The Big Read
Radford University's McConnell Library has received a grant of $15,000 to host The Big Read this fall. Read more


RU SustainABILITYA sustainability tip for summer weather
Now that warm weather has arrived, consider this helpful pointer from Radford University Sustainability: Instead of running an air conditioner, open your windows at night to let in the cool evening air, then close them in the morning before the day heats up.

The News Now

Governor appoints new members to Radford University Board of Visitors
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that he has reappointed one member and appointed two new members to the Radford University Board of Visitors (BOV). Read more

NRV rail logoNRV 2020 meets to update on efforts to obtain passenger rail
Members of the Legislative/Government Affairs Committee of the New River Valley Rail 2020 group met May 28 at Radford University to discuss the progress of studies and analysis underway with the purpose of reintroducing passenger rail service to the New River Valley by 2020. Read more

Philip MonganRegional group consults social work professor about preventing school shootings
Philip Mongan, assistant professor of social work, explored the nightmare of a mass school shooting with regional professionals May 29 in Wytheville at a training session hosted by the Great Southwest District of the Virginia Juvenile Justice Association. Read more

Alumni NewsMichael Morsberger '87 was recently hired as University of Central Florida's new vice president for alumni relations and development.

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Aug. 8 - Radford University Day at the Nationals Park

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