14 Notable alumni of
Radford University

Radford University is 2043rd in the world, 702nd in North America, and 661st in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 14 notable alumni from Radford University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Jayma Mays

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    Jayma Mays
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    singeractormusicianfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Jamia Suzette "Jayma" Mays is an American actress. She is known for playing Emma Pillsbury in the Fox musical series Glee (2009–2015) and for her starring roles in the films Red Eye (2005), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) and The Smurfs (2011). She is also known for portraying Debbie in the sitcom The Millers (2013–2014) and her recurring role as Charlie Andrews on the NBC sci-fi series Heroes (2006–2010). Mays starred as prosecutor Carol Anne Keane in the NBC sitcom Trial & Error (2017–2018).

  2. Frank Beamer

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    Frank Beamer
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    head coachAmerican football player
    Biography

    Franklin Mitchell Beamer is a retired American college football coach, most notably for the Virginia Tech Hokies, and former college football player. Beamer was a cornerback for Virginia Tech from 1966 to 1968. His coaching experience began in 1972, and from 1981 to 1986 Beamer served as the head football coach at Murray State University. He then went on to become the head football coach at Virginia Tech from 1987 until his final game in 2015. He was one of the longest tenured active coaches in NCAA Division I FBS and, at the time of his retirement, was the winningest active coach at that level. Upon retiring, Beamer accepted a position as special assistant to the Virginia Tech athletic director, where he focuses on athletic development and advancement. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2018.

  3. Marty Smith

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    Marty Smith
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    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    sports commentator
    Biography

    Martin Smith is an American sports journalist, best known for his work with ESPN. Smith was hired by the network in 2006 for NASCAR coverage. He hosted an interview show titled SportsCenter Presents: Marty Smith’s America.

  4. Javonte Green

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    Javonte Green
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Javonte Green is an American-Montenegrin professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Radford Highlanders.

  5. Artsiom Parakhouski

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    Artsiom Parakhouski
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Artsiom Parakhouski is a Belarusian professional basketball player for Andorra of the Liga ACB. Standing at 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), he plays at the center position.

  6. Laurie Monnes Anderson

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    Laurie Monnes Anderson
    Born in
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    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    nursepolitician
    Biography

    Laurie Monnes Anderson is an American Democratic politician who most recently served in the Oregon Senate, representing District 25 in eastern Multnomah County, Oregon, including parts of the cities of Fairview, Gresham, Troutdale, and Wood Village. She previously served two terms in the Oregon House of Representatives.

  7. Scott Long

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    Scott Long
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    human rights activist
    Biography

    Scott Long is a US-born activist for international human rights, primarily focusing on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. He founded the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Program at Human Rights Watch, the first-ever program on LGBT rights at a major "mainstream" human rights organization, and served as its executive director from May 2004 - August 2010. He later was a Visiting Fellow in the Human Rights Program of Harvard Law School from 2011 - 2012.

  8. MaryLynn Magar

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    MaryLynn Magar
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    MaryLynn Magar is an American politician from Florida. She was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 82nd District, including most of Martin County and some parts of northern Palm Beach County, from 2012 to 2020.

  9. Francis R. Fannon

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    Francis R. Fannon
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    Francis R. Fannon is the inaugural holder of the United States Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources position, serving in that capacity since May 29, 2018. Previously, Fannon had worked as a partner in the Coefficient Group consulting firm, managing director of BHP’s Corporate Affairs office, Senior Director at Murphy Oil, and various roles in US Senate offices, including key work on the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

  10. Edwina P. Dalton

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    Edwina P. Dalton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Edwina Panzer "Eddy" Dalton is a former first lady of Virginia. After the death of her husband, John N. Dalton, she ran as a Republican for the Senate of Virginia, serving one term from 1988 to 1992. In 1989, she ran unsuccessfully against Don Beyer to be Lieutenant Governor of Virginia.

  11. Slash Coleman

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    Slash Coleman
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    spoken word artist
    Biography

    Slash Coleman is an American storyteller, producer, and writer who lives in Richmond, Virginia. The author of "The Bohemian Love Diaries," a personal perspectives blogger for Psychology Today, and a laughter yoga teacher, he is best known for his one-man performance-based storytelling shows which combine clever wordplay, music, and poetic observations about family, spirituality, romantic relationships, and struggles to find a sense of home common with Generation X artists. His work is often compared to that of author David Sedaris.

  12. Dorothy Gillespie

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    Dorothy Gillespie
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2012 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    sculptor
    Biography

    Dorothy Gillespie was an American artist and sculptor who became known for her large and colorful abstract metal sculptures. Her works are featured at her alma mater (Radford University) in Virginia, where later returned to teach, as well as in New York (where she was artist in residence for the feminist Women's Interart Center), Wilmington, North Carolina and Florida.

  13. Anne B. Crockett-Stark

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    Anne B. Crockett-Stark
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anne B. "Annie B." Crockett-Stark is an American politician. Since 2006, she has been a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 6th District in the southwestern part of the state.

  14. Prescott Prince

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    Prescott Prince
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Prescott Prince is an American lawyer and officer in the United States Navy Reserve. Prince is notable for being assigned to represent Guantanamo captive Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.