Transfer Counseling Staff

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.


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Maggie Wilbourne, Admissions Counselor

Virginia Community Colleges:  Blue Ridge, Brightpoint (formerly John Tyler), Central Virginia, Mountain Gateway (formerly Dabney Lancaster), Germanna, Laurel Ridge (formerly Lord Fairfax), Piedmont, Rappahannock, Reynolds, Southside

Out-of-State Territory: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland               

Programs: Readmission

Schedule a virtual appointment with Maggie. 



Mark Shuman, Enrollment Counselor

Virginia Community Colleges: Danville, Patrick & Henry, Virginia Western

Schedule a virtual appointment with Mark. 

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Mike "Flip" DeFilippo, Regional Assistant Director

Virginia Community Colleges:  Northern Virginia (all campuses)

Schedule a virtual appointment with Flip. 

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Opal Merchant, Associate Director of Admissions, 

Virginia Community Colleges: New River

Out-of-State Territory: Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey

Programs: RN to BSN- Fast Track

Schedule a virtual appointment with Opal.


Sherry Hazelwood, Senior Director

Virginia Community Colleges: Northern Virginia (all campuses), Mountain Empire, Southwest Virginia, Virginia Highlands, Wytheville

Out-of-State Territory: New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Schedule a virtual appointment with Sherry. 


Whitney Pitschke, Regional Assistant Director,

Virginia Community Colleges:  Eastern Shore, Paul D. Camp, Richard Bland, Virginia Peninsula (formerly Thomas Nelson),  Tidewater (all campuses)

Out-of-State Territory: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, West 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)