2018 Presidential Media Gallery
2018 Winter Commencement Ceremonies
Almost 600 students and their families joined the Radford family to celebrate academic success at Radford University’s 2018 Winter Commencement ceremonies.
Graduate Commencement & Hooding Ceremony
At the College of Graduate Studies and Research's Commencement and Hooding Ceremony, 60 graduates wore for the first time the academic regalia signifying advanced academic achievement.
Board of Visitors Meeting
The Radford University Board of Visitors held its quarterly meeting Dec. 6-7 in the University’s Mary Ann Jennings Hovis Memorial Board Room.
Tyler House Holiday Celebration
President Brian O. Hemphill, First Lady Marisela Rosas Hemphill and their family hosted a holiday reception at the Tyler House for members of the Radford University community.
Campus Holiday Celebration
President Brian O. Hemphill and Radford University First Lady Marisela Rosas Hemphill hosted a holiday reception for the Radford campus community.
Waldron College of Health and Human Services Faculty Forum
President Brian O. Hemphill hosted a faculty forum for the Waldron College of Health Sciences regarding the ongoing planning and related work to merge Jefferson College of Health Sciences into the Radford University family of colleges and departments.
Radford University and Emory & Henry College Partnership
Radford University and Emory & Henry College leaders joined together to sign cooperative agreements establishing three new accelerated graduate programs.
Substance Use Disorders in SWVA Conference
President Brian O. Hemphill and guests from across Southwest Virginia participated in the Substance Use Disorders in SWVA: Establishing Connections and Networks conference held at Radford University.
President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D. and Radford University First Lady Marisela Rosas Hemphill, Ph.D. welcomed the Class of 1968 to Radford University during Homecoming Reunion and Family Weekend to celebrate their Golden Reunion.
Greek Life Challenge
The winner of this year’s Greek Life Challenge, which supports fraternity and sorority life programming and scholarships, was Phi Kappa Sigma.
President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D. and Radford University First Lady Marisela Rosas Hemphill, Ph.D. welcomed more than 1,000 alumni, friends and families of current students to Radford University's 2018 Homecoming for fun and festive events.
State of the University Address
During the State of the University address to the Radford University community, President Brian O. Hemphill discussed the milestones, innovations, planning and strategic efforts of the university and the community.
Radford Gives Back
President Hemphill, First Lady Marisela Rosas Hemphill, their family and the Radford University community exemplified the Highlander spirit through community service and civic engagement during the annual Radford Gives Back event as they collected thousands of canned food items for underserved schoolchildren.
Radford University announced a landmark $8 million gift from Sandra C. Davis and William C. Davis as part of a campus-wide momentous event.
Retired Faculty Reception
President Hemphill, Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill, First Lady of Radford University, and family welcome retired faculty to their home for a reception.
2018 All-Student Cookout
President Hemphill, Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill and family invited Radford students to an afternoon cookout at the president’s home.
2018 Business Leaders Reception
President Hemphill and Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill welcomed guests to their home for the 2018 Business Leaders Reception.
2018 New Student Convocation
President Hemphill, Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill and their family welcomed the Class of 2022 to Radford University during the annual New Student Convocation.
2018 Fall Faculty Convocation
President Hemphill commemorated the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year on Aug. 23 by welcoming faculty and staff at the 2018 Fall Convocation.
2018 New Faculty Reception
President Hemphill and Dr. Marisela Rosas Hemphill welcome guests to their home for the 2018 New Faculty Reception.
President Hemphill Talks with the Crisis Intervention & Trauma Counseling Class
President Brian O. Hemphill spoke with the Crisis Intervention and Trauma Counseling Class in Kyle Hall.
President Hemphill Highlights the Value of Move-in Volunteers
President Hemphill notes that it's time to provide the newest Highlanders with a warm Radford University welcome and continue the strong tradition of dedicated service by volunteering to help with move-in on Aug. 23 and 24, 2018.
President Hemphill Welcomes Visitors to Quest 2018
President Hemphill welcomed new students and families to Quest, new student orientation.
Jefferson College Town Hall Meeting
President Hemphill addressed nearly 125 members of the Jefferson College faculty, staff and administration to a town hall-style meeting.
Radford Town Hall Meeting
President Hemphill met with more than 50 Radford University staff and faculty to review the progress of the impending merger between Radford and Jefferson College.
2018 Spring Commencement Live Stream
2018 Spring Commencement Recap Video
Watch the highlights from the 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony.
2018 Spring Commencement Platform Party
Senator Kaine, President Hemphill and the platform party prepare for the 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony.
2018 Spring Commencement
Radford University conferred degrees on nearly 1,900 undergraduate and graduate students at its 2018 spring commencement ceremonies May 4-5.
2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony
More than 250 graduate students were hooded in a special ceremony inside of the Dedmon Center.
2018 Spring Board of Visitors Meeting
The Board of Visitors held its quarterly meeting May 4, 2018.
Board of Visitors Student Poster Presentations
Between committee meetings Board of Visitors members had a chance to talk one-on-one with students about research projects they have been involved with throughout the year.
2018 Spring Fever Bash
The inaugural Spring Fever Bash celebration, held Wednesday, April 18 on Heth Lawn, featured games, drawings, free cookies, ice cream, lemonade, T-shirts, and – in the spirit of giving – a station where students, faculty, and staff could make their donations.
Unity Fest 2018
The second annual Unity Fest brings the campus and surrounding communities together to celebrate the university's tradition of diversity and inclusion.
Celebration of Giving
Radford University welcomed more 150 of its most generous supporters – alumni, friends, faculty and staff – to the “Celebration of Giving” stewardship event
Partners in Excellence Lunch
The Partners in Excellence luncheon, held in Kyle Hall, gives scholarship beneficiaries and benefactors the unique opportunity to meet one another.
Virginia Association of Economists Annual Meeting
President Hemphill welcomes attendees to the VAE annual meeting where leading economists and economics educators from around the Commonwealth gave presentations and participated in panel discussions.
Eisenhart Portrait Dedication
President Hemphill joins Pat and Nancy Artis '73 and Dean Low for the unveiling of a portrait of Janice Eisenhart '70, sister of Mrs. Artis.
Highlanders impress at March Madness
President Hemphill and his wife, Marisela Rosas Hemphill, at Radford's NCAA Tournament game against Villanova.
Dedication and naming of the Vinod Chachra IMPACT Lab
President Hemphill announces the dedication and naming of the Vinod Chachra IMPACT lab at a special ceremony.
Chinese New Year celebration
President Hemphill attended Radford University's Chinese New Year celebration with students and faculty.
2018 Advocacy Day
President Hemphill, Radford University students and administrators traveled to Richmond to take part in the annual Advocacy Day activities.
A Partnership: Meeting the Growing Health Care Needs in Virginia
Jefferson College of Health Sciences Intends to Merge with Radford University
Officials from Carilion Clinic, Jefferson College of Health Sciences and Radford University announced they intend to merge JCHS into the Radford University family of colleges and departments.