June 30, 2017
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Boys State students Hope Creasy Denise Larosa
Radford University welcomes 75th session of Boys State Radford University hires Hope Creasy '10 as softball coach "My time at Radford University was, perhaps, some of the most incredible years of my life." Denise LaRosa '03

Campus Events

July 3-4 Independence Day — university offices closed and classes not in session
June 25-
July 22
Governor's School

On Campus

Wendy LowereyRadford University selects Wendy Lowery as next Vice President for Advancement
Lowery will be responsible for strategic and operational planning for advancement, developing and managing systems of accountability for staff in all areas of major gifts, planned gifts, corporation and foundation relations, alumni relations and annual giving. Read more

Gary SchirrCOBE names Schirr MBA program director
Marketing Associate Professor Gary Schirr has been named COBE's Director of Graduate and Special Programs. Read more

Scottish RiteCare ClinicScottish Rite philanthropy enables COSD Summer RiteCare camps
Almost 150 children, family members, members of the Scottish Rite and Radford University student practitioners gathered on June 22 to cap the 2017 RiteCare© Clinics' summer of helping children develop and enhance communication and literacy skills. Read more

QUESTQuest 2017 welcomes transfer students to campus
Two Transfer Quest sessions launched the university's new student orientation on June 8-9. Read more

Joan of Arc statue at McConnell LibraryHistoric Joan of Arc statue restored, returns to campus
The 96-year-old statue, located in McConnell Library, received a much-needed restoration and returned to campus June 14. Read more

Camp Invention whets appetite for scientific curiosity
The Center for the Sciences brimmed with scientific curiosity and creativity June 23 as more than 70 participants joined their families to wrap up Camp Invention. Read more

Adaisha ColeMusic Therapy students gain practical experience
Rising seniors Adaisha Cole and Lizzy Kunde each received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship grant to work with the Preschool Language Lab. Read more

Criminal Justice students at FEMA in Washington, D.C.You can learn a lot from a tree
Geospatial Science Associate Professor Stockton Maxwell will speak about tree rings and climate change in an interview on the With Good Reason public radio program. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYKeep your picnics green this summer
If you're planning a July 4 picnic or outdoor gathering soon, consider these simple earth-friendly tips from EarthShare.org.

City Happenings

July 4: Radford's Spirit of America July 4th Celebration, 2-10:30 p.m.
July 7: Stories and Science, 11 a.m.
July 14: Know Your Tech, 1-3 p.m.
July 30: Mary Draper Ingles Outdoor Drama Series, 4 p.m.


The News Now

Nozar HashemzadehCOBE faculty published in Journal of Economics and Public Finance
Two Radford University economics faculty members have published their research in the Journal of Economics and Public Finance. Read more

COSD graduate studentsInstitute offers valuable experience for COSD students
Six aspiring speech language pathologists earned valuable professional experience at the Language and Literacy Institute June 5-15. Read more

COSD graduate studentsRegional Honors Council donates to Oliver Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Southern Regional Honors Council (SRHC) joined the Oliver family and more than 100 individuals to endow the Bridgett Oliver Memorial Scholarship fund. Read more

Criminal Justice students at FEMA in Washington, D.C.Students descend upon nation's capital
Radford University students descended upon the nation's capital to observe the intricacies of the United States government. Read more

Alumni News

Neely Edwards Zervakis '09, a former member of the Radford University Women's Tennis team, is a tennis instructor at the McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center located at the College of William & Mary.

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Alumni Events

July 13: Black Alumni Networking Group, Charlotte, N.C.
July 15: Radford University Alumni and Friends Night at Kindred Spirit Brewing, Richmond
July 19: Radford College Reunion Luncheon, Charlotte, N.C.

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford

The Highlander Club, formerly referred to as the Radford Athletic Club, is dedicated to raising financial resources for Radford University Athletics to ensure that our coaches and student-athletes have the necessary financial means to compete for championships, and to provide student-athletes the best collegiate experience on and off the playing field. For more information, please visit www.TheHighlanderClub.com.

Stay Connected

Come home to your #Radfordfamily for Homecoming 2017. Mark your calendar for Oct. 6-8, 2017 and visit www.radford.edu/homecoming for more information.

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