2017 Presidential Media Gallery
Video Recap: Winter Commencement
2017 Winter Commencement
President Hemphill congratulates each student during the 2017 winter commencement ceremonies.
2017 Winter Graduate Hooding Ceremony
President Hemphill looks on as each graduate student is recognized during the hooding ceremony.
Mary Ann Jennings Hovis '65 Boardroom Dedication
Radford University honored the memory of Mary Ann Jennings Hovis ’65 in a ceremony dedicating its executive boardroom in her name.
Holiday Celebration at the President's home
President Hemphill and Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill welcome guests to their home for a Holiday Reception.
Ribbon-cutting reopens expanded nursing sim center at RHEC
President Hemphill commemorates the reopening of the Radford University Clinical Simulation Center (CSC) at the Roanoke Higher Education Center (RHEC) in Roanoke.
Annual Veterans Day Ceremony
President Hemphil joined Radford University students, faculty, staff and community members to honor the nation’s veterans.
Class of 1967 Golden Reunion Reception
The Class of 1967 and all previous Golden Reunion classes attended a special dinner with President Hemphill to celebrate their time at Radford.
President Hemphill and his family joined alumni and families attending the Alumni Village on Moffett Lawn.
Highlander Family Dog Show
Owners and their dogs take part in the annual favorite, Highlander Family Dog Show, on Bonnie Plaza where President Hemphill served as a judge.
Parents Conversation with the President
President Hemphill talks with parents at the Conversation with the President reception in the Joseph P. Scartelli Atrium in Covington Hall.
Alumni Volunteer Leadership Luncheon and Awards Ceremony
Alumni join President Hemphill at the Alumni Leadership Business Lunch and Awards Ceremony in Kyle Hall.
Video: State of the University Address
President Brian O. Hemphill addressed a large crowd of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to deliver his inaugural State of the University Address.
State of the University Address
In his inaugural State of the University address to the university family, President Hemphill reflected on a successful 2016-17 academic year and looked toward the future.
New River Rail 2020 Legislative Reception
President Hemphill and legislators attended the New River Rail 2020 reception in Kyle Hall.
Board of Visitors Meeting
President Hemphill and the Board of Visitors joined students for lunch in Dalton Hall.
Honor's Students Reception
President Hemphill and Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill, First Lady of Radford University welcome honors students to their home for a reception.
New Faculty Reception
President Hemphill and Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill, First Lady of Radford University welcome new faculty to their home for a reception.
Retired Faculty Reception
President Hemphill and Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill, First Lady of Radford University welcome retired faculty to their home for a reception.
New Student Picnic
President Hemphill and his family welcomed new Highlanders to the President's home for the new student picnic.
The Launch of IMPACT
Gov. Terry McAuliffe joined BOV members, President Hemphill, administrators, and strategic partners to introduce IMPACT to more than 550 guests during its launch event.
Club Fair 2017
President Hemphill greeted members of the Radford Family involved in more than 250 clubs and organizations on campus during Club Fair.
Student & Staff Fall Presidential Open Forums
President Hemphill addresses the audiences during his annual series of forums for students and staff.
New Student Convocation
President Hemphill addressed the newest class of Highlanders during the new student convocation held in front of McConnell Library.
Fall Faculty Convocation
President Hemphill welcomed the university faculty back to campus during the fall faculty convocation.
Presidential Open Forums for Classified Staff & AP Faculty
President Hemphill hosted a presidential open forum for classified staff and AP faculty to come and share their ideas, experiences and vision for the future of Radford University.
President Hemphill's Summer Video Message
President Hemphill reflects on a busy summer and looks ahead to the academic year in his latest video message.
Business Leaders Reception
More than 100 regional business leaders joined President Brian O. Hemphill and First Lady Marisela Rosas Hemphill at the Gov. Tyler House for a business leaders reception.
President Hemphill Welcomes Visitors to Quest 2017
President Hemphill welcomes families and students to Quest, the university's new student orientation program.
President Hemphill Welcomes Boys State
President Hemphill greets the nearly 800-strong contingent of Boys State participants.
Staff Picnic 2017
President Hemphill chatted with attendees enjoying the 2017 staff picnic.
Spring Commencement 2017
Frank M. Beamer, M.S. '72, served as the keynote speaker for the 2017 spring commencement ceremonies.
2017 Graduate Hooding Ceremony
President Hemphill congratulates students during the graduate hooding ceremony.
Board of Visitors and Dr. Hemphill recognize Dr. Scartelli
President Hemphill and the BOV present Dr. Jospeh Scartelli with a resolution recognizing his years of service.
Radford University names the Artis College of Science and Technology
Alumna Nancy E. Artis '73 and husband Pat Artis, Ph.D pictured with President Brian O. Hemphill and Marisela Rosas Hemphill, Ph.D. after announcing the Artises will contribute $5 million to Radford University to establish the Artis Endowed Scholarship Fund.
President Hemphill attends Earth Day celebrations
Student designers pose for a quick photo with President Hemphill during Earth Day Celebrations. The group displayed an Earth Day inspired dress they created.
President Hemphill's Message to the Radford Family
View President Hemphill's video message of appreciation to the Radford Family.
Balanced Man Scholarship Luncheon
President Hemphill delivered the keynote address at the annual Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Banquet at Selu.
Women's History Month closing ceremony
Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill, First Lady of Radford University, gives the keynote address during the closing ceremonies for the 2017 Women's History Month in the atrium of the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Building.
RUPD earns VLEPSC reaccreditation
The Radford University Police Department (RUPD) was recognized for its commitment to law enforcement excellence by the Virginia Law Enforcement and Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC) in a ceremony hosted by President Hemphill.
Ignite Student Leadership Conference
President Hemphill spoke with participants at the Ignite Student Leadership Conference. The Ignite Conference has a broad variety of session topics including effective communication skills, teamwork, motivating others, event planning, cultural competence, self-care and more.
President Hemphill addressed the gathering of potential students and families during the Radford University Highlander Day.
Visit to the Pulaski Free Clinic
President Hemphill and representatives from the Waldron College of Health & Human Services visited the Pulaski Free Clinic.
Emergency Preparedness Class presentation
President Hemphill spoke with Radford students about his experiences as the Dean of Students at Northern Illinois University when a shooting took place on the university campus. The students were a mixture of students from Criminal Justice, Psychology (Graduate) and Media Studies.
Advocacy Day 2017
Fifty students traveled to the state capital in Richmond, Va. to advocate for Radford University and engage with state representatives. Students were joined by Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill; Board of Visitors members Randy Marcus, Mark Lawrence, Jay Brown and Mary Ann Hovis '65 also attendance.
MLK Jr. Commemorative Program
Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill joins keynote speaker Roland Martin on stage during the Commemorative Program celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.