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Stories of Giving

Future Teacher Can Apply Life's Lessons with Help from Hattie M. Strong scholarship

Ginny Smith, an elementary education student at RU, was working through math problems with a fifth grade boy at Riverlawn Elementary School in Pulaski when he said, “I can’t.” She immediately felt connected with this child—she knew what he was experiencing. Read more.

A Collective Accomplishment - Radford University Facilities Management

Radford University facilities management employees are treasured for their work ethic in making the campus one of the most beautiful in the Commonwealth and ensuring that RU’s buildings are the most energy efficient. This group is also treasured for its generous heart. Read more.

The Lusk's Gift for Scholarships and Speaker Series Designs Future for Success

A major gift of $100,000 from William and Betty Lusk will establish the William C. & Betty J. Lusk Design Merchandising Scholarship and a departmental speaker series. The scholarship provides awards to be given to two exceptional merchandising students every year. Read more.

Anthony Smith - This is my story

When I first graduated I never thought about giving, to me it was reserved for big money makers wanting their name on buildings. It wasn’t until I spoke with a fellow classmate that I realized how important giving was to RU. Read more.

Reasons to Love Radford