May 13, 2016
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Radford University celebrates
2016 Spring Commencement

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2016 Spring Commencement

On campus news




Alumni News

Radford University Ryan Meisinger Donnie Brooks
Radford University Board of Visitors holds quarterly meeting on campus A conversation with Josh Reavis "I knew I wanted to attend the moment I visited the university," said Donnie Brooks '02

Campus Events

May 16 Summer I, Summer II, Maymester begin
May 30 Memorial Day, no classes

On Campus

school of nursing pinning ceremonyHealth care providers graduate from Waldron College
Two events at the 2016 Spring Commencement marked the transition from the classroom to the clinics and hospitals for Radford University-trained nurses and physical therapists. Read more

Graduate hooding ceremonyGraduate students honored at hooding and commencement ceremony
The hooding event was held on May 6 in the Dedmon Center. Read more

RU planetariumPlanetarium opening draws friends from far and wide
Radford University alumni, faculty and students alike celebrated the unveiling of the new state-of-the-art planetarium. Read more

student engagement forumRadford student academic endeavors featured at Student Engagement Forum
Campus scholars and their mentors gathered for the 25th annual Student Engagement Forum to continue Radford University's tradition of exploration and discovery. Read more

Eric TuckerGraduate Student of the Month: Eric Tucker
Eric is an MBA candidate in the College of Business and Economics. His areas of focus include quality management and supply chain and logistics management. Read his Q&A online.


Radford SustainABILITYGardening for wildlife
Spring is the perfect time to give your yard an eco-friendly makeover and turn your lawn into a haven for birds, butterflies, bees and other animals. Here are some tips for beautifying your garden the natural way. Read more

In Athletics

May 13
Baseball at Liberty, 7 p.m.
Softball at Big South Conference Tournament (at Rock Hill, S.C.), TBA

May 14
Baseball at Liberty, 7 p.m.
Softball at Big South Conference Tournament (at Rock Hill, S.C.), TBA

May 15
Baseball at Liberty, 2 p.m.

May 17
Baseball vs. Liberty, 6 p.m.

May 19
Baseball vs. UNC Asheville, 6 p.m.

May 20
Baseball vs. UNC Asheville, 6 p.m.

May 21
Baseball vs. UNC Asheville, 2 p.m.

May 26-28
Women's Track and Field at NCAA East Preliminary (at Jacksonville, Florida), TBA

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The News Now

CEHD recognizes top students
The College of Education and Human Development recognized and honored many of its students during the college's eighth annual awards ceremony. Read more

Sharon Roller, CSAT scholarCSAT undergraduates recognized as Dean's Scholars
Nine 2016 Dean's Scholars were recognized at a ceremony in the new Center for the Sciences. Read more

Winesett Library Research Award winners use library resources to enhance their learning
Students who have used McConnell Library's collection to take their research to new levels were honored and rewarded at the annual ceremony. Read more

Student Leaders DinnerFalkowitz and Faires impress at regional research conference
The first-year clinical-counseling psychology graduate students presented their research and went head to head with other students in friendly game of "Jeopardy" at the Carolinas Psychology Conference. Read more

COBE faculty member contributes to book on service and economies
Associate Marketing Professor Gary Schirr is co-author of the new book, "Service Innovation." Read more

Alumni NewsDon Carlson '81, M.S. '87 was recently inducted into the Greenfield, Wisconsin Parks and Recreation Hall of Fame.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

May 19: Alive After 5 - Charlotte
June 3: Virginia Beach Sunset Social

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Gather your foursome and join us for a fun-filled day on the greens on Friday, June 3 for the Callie Dalton & Associates Highlander Open at Draper Valley Golf Club.
Presented by Atlantic Bay Mortgage, this inaugural event will benefit the Radford Athletic Club student-athlete scholarship fund. Learn more.
Stay Connected

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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