May 9, 2014
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President Kyle's letter to the class of 2014

President Kyle at commencement


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Alumni News

Service Award Winners RU Softball Melissa Epps
RU thanks employees for dedication and service Softball earns five Big South postseason honors Melissa Epps Wilding '96 travels to find the "next big thing." She is VP of Finance and Director of Sales & International for T.O Epps and Associates

Campus Events

May 10 Spring Commencement
10 a.m., Moffett Lawn

On Campus

commencement success storiesCommencement Weekend features success stories
Spring 2014 Commencement at RU will be rich in stories of success and achievement. RU's Office of Web Strategy and Interactive Media has compiled four such stories of RU students for whom this weekend's ceremonies will be special. Read more

COBE tutoring centerNow open: The COBE Peer Tutoring Center
COBE's new Peer Tutoring Center is open anytime the COBE building is open. Read more

communications studentsStudents tackle intense simulation to learn about crisis communication
School of Communication students jumped out of the frying pan and into a full-fledged crisis simulation on Thursday, May 1. Read more

Garden Club GroundbreakingGroundbreaking brings RU community together for garden club
With the arrival of spring at Selu Conservancy, Radford University students in the RU Garden Club gatheredg April 26, for a groundbreaking in preparation for its first crop. Read more



RU SustainABILITYRecycling Greeks

For its runaway victory during the GreekMania recycling competition, Fraternal Values Society received its reward during the 2014 Greek Life Awards Ceremony on April 29. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Saturday, May 10
Baseball at UNC Asheville, 5 p.m.

Sunday, May 11
Baseball at UNC Asheville, 1 p.m.

Tuesday, May 13
Baseball vs. North Carolina State, 6 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

Visit the Athletics Calendar for more events


The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Through May 10 - B.F.A. Studio Show, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center and RU Art Museum Gallery Downtown

The News Now

Kathy GrimesFamily of alumni finds common ground on the Radford Campus

Alumna Kathy Grimes is dedicated to her school, as are her four sons, all of whom have graduated from Radford. Youngest son, John Grimes, will receive his diploma at the 2014 Spring Commencement. Read more

2014 Winesett research winnersWinesett Awards for Library Research announced

Radford's student researchers were recognized on May 2 at the annual Winesett Library Research Awards, which recognize exceptional use of library resources in research. Read more

First Virginia Leadership Academy to take place on RU campus
An intensive three-day leadership academy will allow newly elected campus leaders and their advisors – from Student Government and other organizations having campus-wide impact at your college or university – to share ideas and solutions, receive training and personal consultations from current Student Affairs vice presidents, Deans of Students and invited leadership experts. Read more

Alumni News

Mark Lineburg '91Christopher Stacy, M.S. '01, becomes Bland County Superintendent of Schools on May 16.

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Alumni Events

May 14 - Interior Design & Fashion Alumni Event
June 12 - RU Highlander Hour at the 1757 Golf Club
June 19 - Charlotte Highlander Hour

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Radford University Athletics' mission is to guide, inspire and support our student-athletes in their quest for excellence – academically, athletically and socially.

As a member of the Radford Athletics Club (RAC), you will play a critical role in this development and success. Gifts to the RAC Annual Scholarship Fund provide our programs the scholarship support they need to recruit the best student-athletes. This helps us to remain competitive in the Big South conference. Your gift will make the difference as we help each student-athlete reach his or her full potential in the classroom and in competition. Learn more and join the club today!
Stay Connected

Volunteer for your Class Reunions! Mark your calendars, call your classmates and start planning your road trip to Radford University for Homecoming Weekend from October 10 -12. Classes celebrating a reunion this year include 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979,1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

We are recruiting a team of class volunteers to help spread the word about your reunion and encourage your classmates to attend. This is an important role that will help make your reunion a success. We hope you can assist! If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations toll free at 1-888-4RUGRAD or

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