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2014 Homecoming and Family Weekend

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retention forum Haley Marvine Stephan Cassaday
Forum offers important insight on RU's retention initiatives Haley Marvine named inaugural women's lacrosse coach Alumnus Stephan Cassaday '76 included in Barron's Top 100 Ranking

Campus Events

Oct. 10–12 Family Weekend
Oct. 10–12 Fall Homecoming
Oct. 13 Race Relations, Social Justice and Social Injustice: Challenges within Our Justice System
2–3:15 p.m., Heth Hall, Room 016
Oct. 13 Negotiating Family Life: Equality is Hard to Achieve
4–5 p.m., Heth Hall, Room 022
Oct. 13 Ash Beckham: Give Voice to Your Truth
7–9 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall
Oct. 14 Diversity and Young Adolescents: More Than Color
1–2 p.m., Peters Hall A041
Oct. 15 Mastering the Job Search Process: Avoiding Deadly Mistakes and Writing a Winning Resume
Noon–1:30 p.m., Walker 279
Oct. 15 The Gender Gap: Where the Girls Aren't
Noon–1 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium

On Campus

Diane HodgeWaldron College names Hodge Director of School of Social Work
Diane Hodge has been named director of the School of Social Work in the Waldron College of Health and Human Services at Radford University. Read more

Department of Sociology receives accreditation
The RU Department of Sociology has received accreditation from the Commission on the Accreditation of Programs in Applied and Clinical Sociology. Read more

RU hosts Annual Employee Benefits Fair
The Annual Employee Benefits Fair will be held on Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Muse Hall Banquet Room. The fair will feature insurance and investment vendors, informational exhibits and more. Read more


RU SustainABILITYGet a charge out of recycling

RU Recycling has made it easier than ever for students, faculty and staff to dispose of used batteries. Recycling has placed brightly colored bins around campus that separate batteries into two categories: rechargeable and non-rechargeable, or single use. Used batteries can be dropped off at these locations.

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Oct. 10
Volleyball vs. High Point, 7 p.m.

Oct. 11
Softball vs. King University, 1 p.m.
Women's Soccer at UNC Asheville, 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Campbell, 4 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Campbell, 6 p.m.

Oct. 13-14
Women's Golf at Lady Pirate Intercollegiate, all day

Oct. 15
Women's Soccer at Gardner-Webb

Oct. 17
Men's and Women's Cross Country Only National Invitational, 10 a.m.
Volleyball at Coastal Carolina, 7 p.m.
Men's Soccer at High Point, 7 p.m.

Oct. 17-19
Men's Tennis at ITA Atlantic Regional (Charlottesville), all day

Oct. 17-21
Women's Tennis at ITA Atlantic Regional (Blacksburg), all day

Oct. 18
Volleyball at Charleston Southern, 7 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. High Point, 7 p.m.

Oct. 18-19
Men's Golf at Camden Collegiate Invitational, all day

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Oct. 17 - Beyond the Tartan: Bill Fisher, Gallery 205

Through Oct. 26 - The Visual Diaries of Alison Gordon Weld, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

Through Oct. 11Fall Dance Fest, Bondurant Auditorium

Oct. 11Fall Fashion Show, Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium

Oct. 11-12, 16-18Clybourne Park, Pridemore Playhouse

Oct. 14Guest Artists – Ranier String Trio, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Oct. 15 - National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, 8 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium

Oct. 17Curtain Up: Clybourne Park, 5:30 p.m., Covington Center

The News Now

Michael WrayRU's Rector joins regional health education leaders for concrete-breaking ceremony
Michael Wray, Rector of the RU Board of Visitors, joined regional leaders to commemorate the creation of The Virginia Intercollegiate Anatomy Lab at the Jefferson College of Health Sciences. Read more

President KylePresident Kyle recognized by DePaul Community Resources
RU President Penelope W. Kyle was acknowledged by DePaul Community Resources at its 12th annual Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon, held Oct. 7 at the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center. Read more

Accounting student nets scholarship
Junior accounting major Kelci Simonsen is the recipient of a scholarship from the Roanoke Chapter of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Read more

Researchers and para-athletesResearch aims to improve wheelchair athletes' safety
Three Health and Human Performance professors are exploring methods to help wheelchair athletes develop better training and in-game strategies for improved performance and injury prevention. Read more

Alumni News

Welcome to Homecoming 2014!
Enjoy Homecoming Weekend festivities on campus: Reminisce with friends, cheer on fellow alumni in soccer and lacrosse, and make your voice heard at the Alumni Open Meeting. Visit www.radford.edu/homecoming to see a full schedule of events.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Oct. 10-12 - Fall Homecoming
Oct. 21 - RU Men's Soccer vs. UVa pregame social
Nov. 14 - RU Men's Basketball vs. Richmond and Pre-Game Social

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Calling all December graduates! Close to 100 graduating seniors have gotten their student philanthropy cord for commencement. Have you?

Show your Highlander spirit through the Highlander 10 senior gift challenge. All graduating seniors who make a gift of $10 or more will receive the red and white student philanthropy cord and be recognized during May's commencement ceremony. Your gift can be designated for the college, department or program of your choice. From now until graduation, you can get your cord in Martin Hall, Room 226.
Stay Connected

Continue to be a part of the Radford University experience as an alumnus. Join the RU alumni volunteer network today. Visit the alumni volunteer page and sign up. We look forward to working with you!

Visit www.radford.edu/alumni to learn more.

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