October 1, 2015
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Board of Visitors meets on campus Maddie Palmer Blaine Teets
Board of Visitors holds quarterly meeting on campus Palmer named Big South Player of the Week for second time "People should always try to be inspired by their passions, work for something better …" – Blaine Teets '07

Campus Events

Oct. 1 Life Lessons and Basketball
5 - 6 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Oct. 9 Employee Wellness Fair
11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Oct. 13 Majors and Minors Fair
1 - 3 p.m., Lower Level, Heth Hall
Oct. 16-18 Family Weekend
Oct. 16-18 Homecoming Weekend

On Campus

FIRM nightFirm Night gives students a jump start on careers, internships
Accounting and finance majors attended Firm Night Sept. 17 to engage with professionals about potential internship opportunities, and soon-to-be-graduating seniors were looking to find employment. Read more

Undergraduate Research participantsRU undergraduate research highlights Summer Research Celebration
The field, lab and library research activities of 18 Radford University undergraduates this summer took center stage in the Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium on Sept. 16. Read more

Spanish film festival posterHispanic Heritage Month at Radford
A full slate of events will mark Hispanic Heritage Month, from concerts to cultural presentations. Read more

employee health fairFlu shots to be offered at annual employee fair
The annual Employee Benefits and Wellness Fair will be held on Friday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Muse Hall Banquet Room. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYMapping campus sustainability efforts
Find great sustainability-related locations around campus on this printable, self-guided tour! The map is designed to share many of the campus' green initiatives happening around the university.

In Athletics

Oct. 2
Volleyball vs. UNC Asheville, 7 p.m.

Oct. 3
Men's and Women's Cross Country at Upstate Invitational/Big South Preview (Spartanburg, S.C.), 9 a.m.
Men's Soccer at Liberty, 2 p.m.
Women's Soccer at Campbell, 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Gardner-Webb, 4 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Oct. 10Beyond the Tartan: Nicholas & Kate Stewart, Radford University Art Museum Galley Downtown

Through Oct. 25 - Painted Songs & Stories: Contemporary Gond Art from India, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

The News Now

New office to assist with voter registration
Radford University's Student Government Association has established an on-campus Voting Action Office (VAO). Read more

NRV railPublic encouraged to take survey on NRV passenger rail
Members of the Radford University community are encouraged to provide input on the proposed passenger rail service to the New River Valley. Read more

Radford University students volunteering in the communityHighlander students give back
A group of Radford University students spent a recent Saturday volunteering at local community organizations. Read more

Delta Sigma Pi coat of armsProfessional business fraternity named 'Chapter of Excellence'
The Radford University chapter of Delta Sigma Pi has been recognized as a Chapter of Excellence. Read more

faculty-led study abroad opportunities announcedIEC announces 2015-16 faculty-led travel opportunities
RU students looking to enrich their college experience with international study can select from a rich slate of faculty-led academic travel opportunities this year. Read more

Alumni NewsChad Staunton '95 joins Catalent Pharma Solutions as Director of Supply Chain. In September, he began leading Supply Chain strategy for inhalation products and expansion activities planned at their facility in Morrisville, North Carolina. Prior to joining Catalent, Staunton held a series of successful commercial manufacturing and supply chain positions with Abbott Laboratories, Barr Laboratories and Forest Pharmaceuticals.

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Alumni Events

Oct. 16-18: Homecoming 2015

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Take the Greek Life Challenge! Greeks from across the country are seizing the opportunity to celebrate their memories, lifelong connections and leadership experiences they gained through membership in Greek Life at Radford University. During Homecoming, the social Greek organization that raised the most funds for Greek Life at Radford University will be recognized. Take the challenge and give today!
Stay Connected

Homecoming is October 16-18! Learn more about the exciting activities planned for the weekend by visiting the homecoming website.

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