Radford University Honors Academy

Honors at Radford University is defined by intellectual curiosity and active engagement in the educational process. In turn, these qualities are expected to result in the pursuit of excellence in one's scholarly and creative activities. The Honors Academy at Radford University is a division of the Office of High Impact Practices. The Office of High Impact Practices (HIPs) at Radford University was created in 2014 to support and promote the development of transformational undergraduate educational experiences within and beyond the classroom. Learn more about the implementation plan for the Radford University Honors Program (PDF).

News & Announcements

  • All Honors Convocation - Friday, September 25th at 4pm in Bondurant Auditorium (Preston Hall)
  • Off the Map: Modern-Day Explorers in the Amazon - Tuesday, September 29th at 5pm in Heth 016 


Ashley Light (2)


Congratulations to Ashley Light - she is the recipient of the 2015 King Award for Scholarly Excellence in Honors. Her honors capstone, "Telling Stories: Phonological Awareness Intervention, Final Consonant Deletion and Past Tense Marking" was mentored by Dr. Karen Arndt. Ashley graduated with majors in Communication Sciences and Disorders as well as Psychology. She begins a doctoral program in audiology this fall.