Sept. 14, 2016
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Alumni News

open forum Maddie Palmer John Montgomery
President Hemphill engages faculty and students at open forum series Maddie Palmer repeats as top conference honoree "Radford University puts people first." John Montgomery '81

Campus Events

Sept. 15-16 Board of Visitors
8:30 a.m, Martin Hall
Sept. 16 CHBS building ribbon cutting
3 p.m., College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
Sept. 19 Living Library
11 a.m. - 4 p.m., McConnell Library
Sept. 19-28 BE S.E.E.N.
Diversity and Inclusion Week
Sept. 24 Career PREP Conference
Noon - 4 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium
Sept. 26 Graduate and Professional School Fair
1 - 4 p.m., Muse Banquet Hall
Sept. 27 Fear2Freedom
6 p.m., Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Oct. 8 Highlanders Festival
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Bisset Park

On Campus

budget summitCampus representatives discuss budget initiatives at Sept. 9 summit
Radford University faculty, staff, students and administrators discussed budget planning processes at the day-long budget summit. Read more

CVPA convocationDepartment of Music convocation kicks off semester
The Department of Music, along with President Brian O. Hemphill, welcomed students, faculty and donors at the Fall 2016 Departmental Convocation. Read more

COBE fellowsCOBE Fellows ready for business
The College of Business and Economics introduced a new program this fall that will push its students "to a higher level of achievement and learning," said the college's dean, George Low. Read more

Kelly RubinKelly Rubin named new SAVES director
Rubin is the new director of Radford University's Substance Abuse and Violence Education Support services. Read more

GNAC offers professional development certification for local officials
Radford University's Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center offered a new professional certificate program to 51 participants. Read more

fresh fruitDepartment of Design launches Fresh Fruit Fridays
Radford University's Department of Design began a new weekly tradition this semester. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYNational Campus Sustainability Month
October is National Campus Sustainability Month, and the Sustainability Office is planning several activities for the campus community to make Radford University a greener place. One activity will be Project Green Challenge. Read more

In Athletics

Sept. 16
Men's and Women's Cross Country at VT Alumni Invite, TBA
Volleyball vs. Ohio (at Blacksburg), 11 a.m.
Volleyball vs. Virginia Tech (at Blacksburg), 3 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Tennessee Tech, 7 p.m.

Sept. 17
Men's Soccer vs. Elon, 7 p.m.

Sept. 18
Women's Soccer at College of Charleston, 1 p.m.

Sept. 19-20
Men's Golf at Janney VCU Shootout, All day

Sept. 20
Volleyball vs. High Point, 7 p.m.

Sept. 21
Men's Soccer at James Madison, 7 p.m.

Sept. 23
Volleyball at Presbyterian, 7 p.m.

Sept. 24
Women's Soccer at Winthrop, 1 p.m.
Volleyball at Campbell, 2 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Coastal Carolina, 6 p.m.

Sept. 27
Volleyball vs. Liberty, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Sept. 8 through Oct. 7 – National Poster Retrospecticus, all-day, Radford University Art Museum in the Covington Center

Sept. 13 through Oct. 8 – Art Faculty Show, all-day, Radford University Art Museum Gallery Downtown

Sept. 15 – Guest Art Recital, Ryan Book, guitar, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Radford University

Sept. 19 – Radford University faculty jazz quartet and friends concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Radford University

Sept. 25 – Guest Art Recital, Duo Fabricatore, featuring Marco Battaglia and Robert Trent, 3-5 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Radford University

The News Now

Washington MonthlyRadford again named 'Best Bang for the Buck' university
For the fourth consecutive year, Radford University has been recognized as a "Best Bang for the Buck" institution by Washington Monthly Magazine in its annual College Guide and Rankings. Read more

U.S. News and World ReportRadford University earns U.S. News regional rankings
In its latest rankings, Radford University was ranked No. 47 on the U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional Universities (South). Read more

Princeton Review, best in southeastRadford earns "Best in the Southeast" nod from the Princeton Review
For the 10th consecutive year, Radford University has been named one of the "Best in the Southeast" by The Princeton Review, a nationally-known education services company. Read more

Computer Science, Information Systems and Web Development reaccredited
The concentrations received reaccreditation by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, a global accreditor. Read more

Summer in the ParkSummer in the park
Recreation, Parks and Tourism major Seana Wilson spent six days this summer in the Partners in the Parks program at Zion National Park in Utah. Read more

Lara BarbirDoctoral student published in newsletter
Psychology doctoral candidate Lara Barbir was published in the "Positive Psychology: Theory and Application" summer 2016 issue. Read more

Alumni NewsAlan Vierling '90 has been named executive vice president and administrator of Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, a 328-licensed bed facility located in Houston, Texas.

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Alumni Events

Sept. 22: President Hemphill Alumni Tour, Raleigh, N.C.
Sept. 28: President Hemphill Alumni Tour, Charlotte, N.C.
Sept. 29: President Hemphill Alumni Tour, Atlanta, Ga.
Oct. 14-16: Homecoming Weekend

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Don't forget to renew your support of the College of Visual and Performing Arts to receive recognition in the Arts Society! Your gift of any amount to any scholarship, department or initiative within CVPA earns you recognition in the Arts Society, our most loyal group of supporters. Since its inception nearly 30 years ago, the Arts Society has raised more than $6.7 million in scholarship support. In addition to scholarship support, gifts to CVPA allow our student artists to participate in touring ensembles, study abroad opportunities, international conferences and guest artist residencies. Visit the CVPA giving page to donate today or contact Bubba Nolan at to learn more.
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