Transfer Counselor Team

Whether you're at a community college or a different four-year institution, we think you'll find Radford University to be a perfect next step.

The transfer admissions staff at Radford University is happy to work with you through the admissions application process. Each member of our transfer team works with (and visits!) specific community colleges in Virginia. Please read below for more information on recruitment territories. Additionally, you may click on any counselor's name to view their full profile and contact information.

Opal Merchant, Associate Director

  • Virginia Community Colleges: Mountain Empire, New River, Southwest Virginia, Virginia Highlands, Virginia Western, Wytheville
  • Virginia Four-year College Transfer Applicants

Kevin Amaya, Regional Assistant Director 

  • Virginia Community Colleges: Blue Ridge, Dabney S. Lancaster, Lord Fairfax , Germanna, Northern Virginia (all campuses)

Whitney Pitschke, Regional Assistant Director  

  • Virginia Community Colleges:  Danville, Eastern Shore, Richard Bland College, Patrick Henry, Thomas Nelson, Tidewater (all campuses)

Jared O'Flaherty, Regional Assistant Director 

  • Virginia Community Colleges: Central Virginia, John Tyler, Paul D. Camp, Piedmont, Rappahannock, Reynolds, Southside Virginia 


All others, please contact:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
Radford University
Russell Hall, 1st Floor
PO Box 6903
Radford, VA 24142
540-831-5038 (fax)