June 24, 2016
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Campus welcomes new students during Quest 2016


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Alumni News

Boys State Hall of Fame Jonathan Hanwit
University hosts Boys State for fourth consecutive year Five new members to be inducted into Radford Athletics Hall of Fame "Radford University provided me the opportunity to develop relationships with many people" - Jonathan Hanwit '96

Campus Events

June 27 Summer II begins
June 27-28 Quest
June 30-
July 1
July 4 Independence Day, no classes
July 5-6 Quest
July 7,8 Transfer Quest

On Campus

Radford opens critical certificate program for advanced practice nursing professionals
To meet a dire shortage, Radford University is now offering a Post-Master's Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate. Read more

Quest Assistants prepare for new student orientation
President Kyle hosted the annual Quest Assistants Luncheon at the Governor Tyler House on June 9. Read more

Students get hands-on experience during spring project
Management Professor Iain Clelland sent his students out to work with a real-life client on a complex event project this spring. Read more

Student Recreation and Wellness to host new multi-sport summer camp
Registration is open for Radford University's new Wellness Multi-Sport Summer Camp. Read more


Radford SustainABILITY8 ways to green your Fourth of July
Throw a little green into your mix of red, white and blue this July 4 with these sustainability tips. Read more

In Athletics

Christie RogersChristie Rogers joins women's basketball coaching staff

Radford head coach Mike McGuire announced the addition of Christie Rogers as an assistant coach on his women's basketball staff. Read more

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The News Now

Governor appoints new members to Board of Visitors
Gov. Terry McAuliffe appointed five new members to the Radford University Board of Visitors. Read more

Departments of Art and Design receive national accreditation
They join a select group of programs with a prestigious NASAD certification. Read more

Graduate Psychology program receives grant to expand care
Money will be used to place more students in regional mental health and integrated care settings as part of the graduate training curriculum. Read more

Virginia accrediting body OKs Radford online continuing education initiative for nurses
The School of Nursing was awarded approval status as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the Virginia Nurses Association. Read more

Alumni NewsGary Skeen '09 was one of eight nominees to win the Virginia Lottery's 2016 Super Teacher Award. Skeen is currently band director at Virginia High School in Bristol.

Please join us as we welcome Radford University's seventh president, Dr. Brian O. Hemphill, to the Highlander Family with an Alumni Tour during July and August.

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Alumni Events

Meet Radford University Seventh President Brian Hemphill
  July 13: Northern Virginia
  July 14: Richmond
  July 19: Virginia Beach
  Aug. 11: Roanoke
  Aug. 14: New River Valley

Aug. 6: 2016 Radford University Day at Nationals Park

Learn more about these upcoming events.

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Fall Homecoming 2016 is scheduled for October 14-16. Stay connected on our website and the Office of Alumni Relations Facebook page for more information as it becomes available.

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