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Campus Events

Sept. 21 Taste of the Caribbean
Hurlburt Plaza, 7 p.m.-midnight
Sept. 23 Jumpstart Career Development Conference
Bondurant Auditorium, 9 a.m.-4 p.m
Sept. 25 The Human Library: Everyone has a story
McConnell Library, 11 a.m.-4 p.m
Sept. 25 CHBS Writing Center opening
CHBS 4800, 5-6 p.m.
Oct. 6 State of the University
Bondurant Auditorium, 11 a.m.
Oct. 6-8 Homecoming

On Campus

freshman cookout at the Governor Tyler HouseHemphills host cookout for entire freshmen class
Freshmen were invited to a cookout at the Governor Tyler House, the residence of Radford University's president. Read more

faculty forum with President HemphillPresident Hemphill engages faculty during open forums
The president welcomed the University's faculty for conversations during two Presidential Open Forums sessions. Read more

student forum with President HemphillStudents have open dialogue with President Hemphill
The president continued his open dialogue with the Radford University family on Sept. 5 when he hosted a Presidential Open Forum for students. Read more

Stephan Cassaday, keynote speaker for the JumpStart conferenceCareer Services to offer JumpStart Career Development Conference
This signature event, scheduled for Sept. 23, engages students in career development practices through workshops, an industry networking luncheon and panel discussions. Read more

participants at the Graduate College networking eventGraduate College hosts orientation, networking event
The College of Graduate Studies and Research hosted an orientation and networking event for all Radford University graduate students. Read more

adford University Provost Graham Glynn and faculty member Kevin AyersStudents explore extracurricular activities at Club Fair
The annual event showcased the University's more than 270 student clubs and organizations. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYCelebrating October as National Campus Sustainability Month
October is National Campus Sustainability Month and to celebrate, Radford University Sustainability is organizing the university's first Campus Sustainability Week. Read more

City Happenings
The information in this section is provided as a courtesy from third party websites and does not imply official endorsement by the University.

Sept. 16: Radford Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sept. 16: Wilderness Trail Festival, Downtown Christiansburg, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sept. 19: Talk like a Pirate Day, Radford Public Library, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sept. 22: Food Truck Rodeo, Downtown Christiansburg, 5-10 p.m.
Sept. 30: Read to a therapy bird, Radford Public Library, 2-3 p.m.


In Athletics

Sept. 15
Women's Soccer at VMI, 4 p.m.
Volleyball vs. ETSU (Hokie Invitational, Blacksburg), 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Virginia Tech (Hokie Invitational, Blacksburg), 7 p.m.

Sept. 16
Men's and Women's Cross Country at Big South Preview (Lynchburg), 9 a.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Howard, 7 p.m.

Sept. 17
Women's Soccer at Saint Francis, 2 p.m.

Sept. 18-19
Men's Golf at Janney Invitational (Richmond), TBA

Sept. 19
Volleyball at Winthrop, 7 p.m.

Sept. 20
Men's Soccer vs. James Madison, 7 p.m.

Sept. 22
Volleyball at Gardner-Webb, 7 p.m.

Sept. 22-24
Women's Tennis at Queens Invitational (Charlotte, N.C.), all day

Sept. 23
Men's Soccer at Campbell, 7 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Winthrop, 7 p.m.
Sept. 27
Women's Soccer at Campbell, 7 p.m.

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The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Sept. 25-30 – Art Adjunct Show, all-day, Radford University Art Museum Downtown

Sept. 27 – Radford University Faculty Jazz "Kicks" Big Band concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Sept. 29 – Opening reception for Strange Weather: Erin Turner Exhibition, 5-7 p.m., Radford University Art Museum in the Covington Center

Sept. 29 to Oct. 13 – Strange Weather: Erin Turner Exhibition, All-day, Radford University Art Museum in the Covington Center

Oct. 3-6 – Art Education Show, all-day, Gallery 205

Oct. 3 – Crimes of the Heart, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse

Oct. 4 – Great Russian Composers: Radford University Wind Symphony Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Oct. 5 – Opening reception for Finding a Voice: Articulation in Silence by Lee Coburn, 5-7 p.m., Radford University Art Museum Downtown

Oct. 5-7 –Finding a Voice: Articulation in Silence by Lee Coburn, 5-7 p.m., Radford University Art Museum Downtown

The News Now

group image of the class of 2021University announces enrollment, academic profile and residence occupancy increases for fall 2017
Radford University leadership announced its fall 2017 enrollment statistics in an update to the Board of Visitors on Sept. 14. Read more

Communications studentsSchool of Communication professors take home top awards
School of Communication associate professors Twange Kasoma and John Brummette won awards at the 2017 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Chicago. Read more

NAfME participantsRadford's NAfME chapter wins national award
Radford University's National Association for Music Education chapter received a national Chapter of Excellence Recognition, one of five collegiate institutions to do so. Read more

Communications students at Comic-ConCommunication professor leads unique field study
School of Communication Director Matthew Smith channels his love of comics and pop culture into an experience that continually redefines what can be done in the field of communication. Read more

Globlal education conferenceEducators share their world at education conference
The College of Education and Human Development hosted its second annual Global Education Conference. Read more

Honors Academy logoRU Quiz Bowl registration is underway; student teams can recruit faculty and staff
Teams competing in the Radford Quiz Bowl, a knowledge competition sponsored by the Honors Academy, can now recruit ringers – Radford faculty and staff. Read more

Radford University hosts secondary educators for Economics Teacher Conference
The Department of Economics hosted its inaugural Economics Teachers Conference in August for secondary teachers to explore key topics in economic theory that are essential for students to learn before they enter college. Read more

Alumni News

John A. Gardner '09 has been elected vice president by the Carter Bank & Trust Board of Directors and appointed director of loan operations. Gardner has been employed by Carter Bank & Trust for more 10 years as a teller, bookkeeper and assistant vice president.

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Alumni Events

Sept. 18: Radford Night at the Roanoke Valley Sports Club
Sept. 20: Alumni Charity Challenge

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford

Take the Greek Life Challenge!

Celebrate the memories, friendships and leadership experiences you gained through Greek Life at Radford University with your gift today. The Greek organization that raises the most money during the Greek Life Challenge will be named champion during Homecoming Weekend's Alumni Village Saturday, Oct. 7.

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Homecoming is less than a month away! Make sure you reserve your spot for all the festivities on campus! There are so many exciting events from which to choose. Find out more and register today!

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