Veterans Day 2017 Agenda

Join us on Nov. 10, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the Bonnie Auditorium for the Veterans Day ceremony.

  • 10 a.m. Flag Presentation (Radford University ROTC)
  • 10:10 a.m. Introduction and Welcome, Dr. William R. Kennan, Military Resource Center Director
  • 10:15 a.m. Mr. Cullen Chavis, Reflection on the birthday of the Marine Corps
    • Ms. Danielle Rock, Military Resource Center and Army Reserve
    • Mr. Richard Alvarez, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance and Administration for Radford University, introduced by Mr. Michael Grigsby
  • 10:30 a.m. Delegate Rush introduced by Ms. Samantha Simmons
  • 10:50 a.m. Laying of the wreath celebrating the contributions of Veterans to our learning community by Zeta Tau Alpha sorority
  • 11:00 a.m. Conclude, Dr. William R. Kennan, Military Resource Center Director

Prior to the ceremony in the Bonnie Auditorium, all veteran faculty, staff, and students, and active duty military members of the Radford University community are invited to a reception in the McConnell Library from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Who we are:

  • An integrated staff of student veterans and civilians who wish to assit student veterans in their transition to Radford University and their ultimate graduation.


  • Organize, plan, and develop military and veteran events
  • Offer training and guidance to faculty and staff to increase understanding of the needs of student veterans
  • Facilitate successful transitions into college life at Radford University
  • Provide counseling services for any and all veterans
  • Philanthropy, fundraising, and support for veterans, dependents, and active duty soldiers
  • Provide a space where veteran and military personnel can seek support from student organizations and utilize available university resources
  • Provide employment opportunities, such as VA Work Study and MRC Staffing
  • Offers help with educational benefits
  • Assistance with transfer of military credit

We are here to help:

  • Army
  • Marines
  • Air Force
  • Navy
  • Coast Guard
  • Military Dependents
  • Student Veteran Organizations