Learn more about Radford University alumni - where they are now, what they are accomplishing, and why their connection to Radford University is important to them.
“Radford University puts people first,” says John Montgomery ’81, executive director of the University of North Carolina Education Foundation. Montgomery and his wife, Sharie, will be hosting the alumni reception for Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill at their home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on September 22.
“The best thing about Radford is that we come back just because we want to come back,” says Marjie Blassey '86.
“Radford University built my self-esteem to the point that I was able to take a leap of faith,” says Kevin Rogers '87, founder and chief revenue officer of Cypherpath Inc., a Silicon Valley-based information technology infrastructure software company.
“My job is about helping people solve problems every day,” explains Stephan Cassaday ’76, President and CEO of Cassaday & Company, Inc., an independent wealth management firm based out of McLean, Virginia.
Jennifer Pismeny ’06 is giving hope and confidence to many students who struggle. She recently finished her doctoral dissertation to complete her Doctorate of Education in teacher education in multicultural societies. Her goal is to make a difference for students who face educational challenges and to help them thrive.
“Radford University helped me grow as a person and allowed me to meet a variety of people from very different backgrounds,” says Ryan Traylor ’01, director of catering for Mosaic Catering + Events in Richmond. Traylor will serve an essential function for Radford University on July 14, as he and the hospitality company will be catering President Hemphill’s alumni tour stop in Richmond.
Radford University’s College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) presents Nancy Bell '82 with the CHBS Alumni Award for 2016.
“Radford University provided me the opportunity to develop relationships with many people and left me with a countless number of memorable experiences,” said Jonathan Hanwit ’96, CEO at thinkPARALLAX.
“Radford University provided me with life changing experiences,” says Anne Sluder ’95, an elementary school physical education teacher.