September 19, 2018
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Alumni News

student cookout Big South Player of the Week honors Brian Eagon
President Hemphill hosts cookout for students
Casarez and Jones earn Big South Player of the Week honors
Brian Eagon '90 turned a love for business into a career

Campus Events

September 25
Majors/Minors Fair, 1-3 p.m., lower lever of Heth Hall

September 26
Fear 2 Freedom, 6 p.m., MAC Court in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center

October 3
A momentous occasion in front of Kyle Hall, 2 p.m.

October 19
State of the University Address, 10:30 a.m., Bondurant Auditorium

October 19-21
Homecoming 2018

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Fall Faculty ConvocationPresident Hemphill hosts forums for faculty and students
President Brian O. Hemphill continued his series of open forums with the campus community as faculty, staff and students settled in to the 2018-19 academic year.

Schoolhouse.Schoolhouse is open
One of the newest additions to Residential Life is the Schoolhouse Learning Community, a living space on the third floor of Moffett Hall that connects and inspires prospective teachers from all disciplines and grade levels.

student teachers.Prep work begins early for student teachers
Being a student teacher requires long hours and dedication. It means making detailed lesson plans, working closely with host schools and meeting students and their parents. It also means cutting short summer break and returning to the Radford campus three weeks before fall semester classes begin.


Campus sustainability map
To find sustainability-related locations on the Radford University campus, click on the interactive map for a self-guided tour. The map displays locations for recycling, campus car share and Radford Transit stops. It also highlights buildings that have earned LEED certifications.  

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

September 21
Chow Down Downtown Food Truck Rodeo: Downtown Christiansburg, 5 - 10 p.m.

September 22
Radford Farmers Market: 401 W Main St, Radford, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

October 6
Highlanders Festival: Bisset Park


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September 22
Volleyball at USC Upstate, 5 p.m., Spartanburg, South Carolina

Men's Soccer vs. Campbell, 7 p.m., Radford

Women's Soccer at Gardner-Webb, 7 p.m., Boiling Springs, North Carolina

September 24-25
Men's Golf at River Run Collegiate, Davidson, North Carolina

September 25
Men's Soccer at West Virginia, 7 p.m., Morgantown, West Virginia

Volleyball at Winthrop, 7 p.m., Rock Hill, South Carolina

September 26
Women's Soccer vs. Longwood, 7 p.m., Radford

September 28
Cross Country at Royals XC Challenge, 5 p.m., Charlotte, North Carolina

September 28-30
Men's Tennis at Seahawk Invitational, all day, Wilmington, North Carolina

Women's Tennis at Hokie Invite, TBA, Blacksburg


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October 1
Faculty Recital, Matt Cataldo, piano, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

October 2
Guest Artist Multimedia Concert, "In Two Worlds," John Sampen - Saxophone, and Mark Bunce - Sound Engineer and Composer, 7:30-9 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

October 3-6
Maurituis, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Hawes Studio Theatre

October 5
Guest Artist Recital, David Leisner, Guitarist/Composer, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

October 9-18
Digital Arts Show, All-day, RU Art Museum on Tyler

October 10
Radford University Wind Symphony Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

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A model for Destiny Howard in Society Fashion WeekAlumna shows collection at Society Fashion Week
From a young age, Destiny Howard '16 knew what she wanted to become: a fashion designer. Now, after owning her own business, she leapt on fashion's biggest stage by displaying her collection at Society Fashion Week at New York Fashion Week.

COSD Class of 2018 passes national certification exam with flying colors
The Spring 2018 graduates of the Radford University Communication Sciences and Disorders program have extended the department's reputation for excellence.

RU DNP student Misty Queen with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and RAM founder, the late Stan Brock.Radford nursing students and faculty pitch in at giant regional health care clinic
Radford University School of Nursing faculty and students joined hundreds of professional colleagues in a humanitarian volunteer effort at the 19th Annual Remote Area Medical clinic this summer in Wise, Virginia.

Senior biology major Conner Philson uses a spectrometer on Pinta IslandBiology student featured in national science magazine
Senior Conner Philson's work on a solar feeding machine was featured in the "American Scientist."

chemistry facultyChemistry faculty participate in unique research and enrichment experiences
Radford University Department of Chemistry faculty members traveled the nation over the summer pursuing opportunities for research and professional enrichment.

Highlanders Festival Oct. 6.Radford Highlanders Festival set for October 6
Follow the skirl of bagpipes on Saturday, Oct. 6 and join thousands of people to experience excitement, fun, games and food at the 22nd Radford Highlanders Festival.

Fear2FreedomRadford University to partner with Fear 2 Freedom on Sept. 26 to raise awareness of sexual assault
Radford University is partnering for the fourth consecutive year with the global nonprofit organization Fear 2 Freedom to raise awareness of sexual assault and benefit victims throughout the New River Valley.

Quiz Bowl seeking quick-thinking, smart students to represent Radford
The Honors College will host the Radford University Quiz Bowl, the varsity sport of the mind, in preparation for assembling a team to represent Radford at the annual Big South Conference Quiz Bowl.

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Elizabeth "Blair" Hoke '10 has been hired as economic development director for the City of Radford. Hoke previously served as the general manager of minor league baseball's Pulaski Yankees.

Alumni Events

September 26
2018 Fall Career and Internship Fair

October 4-7
Radford College Golf Society Tournament in Lynchburg

October 20
5K Fun Run by the New River

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