October 30, 2015
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Radford University celebrates Homecoming
and Family Weekend

Homecoming 2015

On campus news




Alumni News

Partners in Excellence athletics Sandy Lutton
Partners in Excellence event unites scholarship recipients and benefactors A night to remember for Radford baseball Sandy Lutton '93 helps to bring positive messages to the world

Campus Events

Oct. 31 Halloween Costume Contest
Noon - 2 p.m., Hurlburt Plaza
Nov. 1 Daylight Savings Time ends
(fall back)
Nov. 3 Election Day
Nov. 4 Lucky Bamboo
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hurlburt Plaza
Nov. 6 First Fridays
3 - 5 p.m., Tyler 25
Nov. 6 Día de los Muertos
8 p.m. - midnight, Muse Banquet Hall

On Campus

conversation with President KyleFamilies participate in Conversation with the President
The family members of Radford University students had a unique chance to meet with President Penelope W. Kyle at the "Conversation with the President." Read more

women of radfordSpecial luncheon highlights homecoming for women of Radford
More than 100 Radford women of all ages reminisced about Radford's history and celebrated the women who make up today's campus community at the third annual Women of Radford Luncheon. Read more

state of student bodySGA hosts State of the Student Body
President Kyle joined SGA President Colby Bender to update students on the university and answer questions. Read more

fashion showThe past and the present collide for Fall Fashion Show
As fashion design major Chyna Matheny and Jessica Shaw, a design management major, shared the fitting room before the Fall Fashion Show, their attire represented what the annual event was about – alumni and current student fashions. Read more

"Curtain Up!" for "The Waiting Room"
In advance of this year's first main stage production, supporters of CVPA gathered to celebrate the department at a lively fete in the Covington Center. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYRecycle old batteries
You can recycle non-rechargeable household (alkaline) and rechargeable type batteries on campus at numerous locations. Read more

In Athletics

Oct. 30
Volleyball at Liberty, 7 p.m.

Oct. 31
Women's Tennis at Wofford Fall Invitational (Spartanburg, S.C.), all day
Men's and Women's Cross Country at Big South Conference Championships (Spartanburg, S.C.), 10:30 a.m.
Men's Soccer at Coastal Carolina, 6 p.m.

Nov. 1
Men's Golf at Wendy's Kiawah Classic (Kiawah Island, S.C.), all day
Women's Tennis at Wofford Fall Invitational (Spartanburg, S.C.), all day

Nov. 2
Men's Golf at Wendy's Kiawah Classic (Kiawah Island, S.C.), all day

Nov. 3
Men's Golf at Wendy's Kiawah Classic (Kiawah Island, S.C.), all day

Nov. 4
Men's Soccer at Elon, 7 p.m.

Nov. 6
Men's Tennis at Wake Forest Invitational (Winston-Salem, N.C.), all day
Men's Cross Country at Hokie Open (Blacksburg), 4:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Campbell, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Nov. 2 - Elegy, evening of modern dance inspired by the novel "The Things They Carried," 7:30 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium

Nov. 5 - 20 - Finzi-Contini Giardino Art Exhibit, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

Through Nov. 19 - The Things They Carried: Military Art Exhibit by Ken Smith, Radford University Art Museum Gallery Downtown

The News Now

Robert HuberClass of 1965 celebrates Golden Reunion
Alumnae of the Class of 1965 eagerly returned to Radford University during Homecoming Weekend to celebrate their Golden Reunion. Read more

The Princeton Review: Radford's MBA Program among the nation's best
Radford University's College of Business and Economics (COBE) has been named one of the best business schools in the United States by The Princeton Review. Read more

dress for successPresident Kyle speaks at Dress For Success event
President Penelope W. Kyle keynoted The NRV chapter of Dress For Success' "Celebration of Success" event on Oct. 14. Read more

Presidential Transition Committee being formed
Rector of the Radford University Board of Visitors Anthony R. Bedell announced the establishment of the Presidential Transition Committee to plan key activities to ensure a smooth and effective transition for the next president of Radford University and to recognize the accomplishments of Penelope W. Kyle, Radford University's sixth president. Read more

Rana Duncan-DastonRadford research team tackles complex professional issue for hospice social workers
Associate Professor of Social Work Rana Duncan-Daston and two Master of Social Work candidates – Heather Bowden and Stephanie Foster MSW '14 – have completed a year-long survey of the hospice social worker community to understand their ways of handling their patients' spiritual concerns. Read more

Alumni NewsLisa Wilkes '87 was recently named associate vice president for administration at Virginia Tech.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Nov. 14: RU vs. Georgetown Hoyas
Nov. 16: RU vs. VCU Men's Basketball Game

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
During fiscal year 2015, supporters of the university gave more than $5.1 million to make a difference in the lives of our students and the future of our programs. Supporters have donated to facility enhancements, scholarships, academic and student life programs, our athletics and some of the greatest needs of the University as they arise. Thank you so much!
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