RADFORD – Thirty-five residents of Roanoke graduated from Radford University at the end of the summer session.
Earning Master of Science degrees were Paula Taylor Beckman, educational leadership; Rebecca Hawke Wilburn, Jennifer Lynn Williams, special education; James David Forester, educational leadership; Jana Adams Heck, special education; Adrienne Mary Ballin, education; and Darlene Frances Walstrum, education.
Earning Bachelor of Science degrees were Ava Paige Stephens, recreation, parks, and tourism; Justin Michael Clark, media studies; Kevin Scott Banks, recreation, parks, and tourism; Brittini Tara Hochhauser, criminal justice; Carson Walter Moock, nutrition; Meghan M. Deal-Nevins, exercise, sport, and health education; Nikki Michelle Tolley, interdisciplinary studies; LaKeshia Mi’Shaune Hardy, psychology; Kaitlin Marie Drier, psychology; Angelique Michelle Jones, criminal justice; Brittany A. Lanier, exercise, sport, and health education; Sarah Michelle Bingham, recreation, parks, and tourism, Elizabeth Ellen Dingus, English; Jennifer Melissa Carter, psychology and exercise, sport, and health education; Brett Zack Mollenhauer, exercise, sport, and health education; Taylor Virginie Ricotta, communications; Robert Tucker White, recreation, parks and tourism; and Taylor Leigh Yarber, media studies.
Earning a Bachelor of Science degree in social work was Virginia Bramley Gust.
Earning a Master of Science in social work were Jessica Ryan Gaylor and Deborah Lynn Cobourn.
Earning Master of Business Administration degree were David Wayne McKnight, business administration; and Tanya Nelms Catron, business administration.
Earning a Bachelor of Business Administration was Christin Taylor Lockhart, marketing.
Earning a Bachelor of Science Nursing degree was Annie Lee Philips Smith.
Earning a Bachelor of Arts degree was Samantha Rae Adams, foreign language.
Earning a certificate in autism studies was Evanabeth Jamay Belcher Gray.
Radford University is a comprehensive, mid-sized university located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Southwest Virginia. Serving a student population of approximately 9,400, Radford features small class sizes and a strong service orientation on a beautiful 191-acre campus. Progress continues on a $212 million building and renovation program designed to transform its American classic campus with 21st century opportunities. A 2009 renovation of Young Hall has created one of the most technologically-advanced academic buildings in the United States. Construction on a $44 million signature building for the College of Business and Economics is set to be completed in fall 2012. The university offers 67 degree programs and two certificates at the undergraduate level; 16 master’s programs with 19 concentrations and three doctoral programs with four concentrations at the graduate level; and five post-baccalaureate certificates. A NCAA Division I member, Radford currently participates in 19 varsity sports, 11 for women and eight for men. Radford University is recognized for its commitment to sustainability and responsible stewardship of economic, social and environmental resources. More information is available by visiting www.radford.edu.
Submitted by Radford University