News & Events

  1. Mahin, Yurkofsky receive Dalton faculty awards »

    2/5/2024

    Radford University’s Office of the Provost has presented Dalton Eminent Scholar Awards to two faculty members in recognition of their distinguished academic reputations. 

  2. Radford University creates new College of Nursing, setting a statewide precedent »

    2/2/2024

    The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) recently authorized the new College of Nursing, a name change also approved by the Radford University Board of Visitors. This is the only public institution in Virginia to have a separate College of Nursing.

  3. State funding to support programs for Pell-eligible students »

    2/2/2024

    The State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) has awarded $1.5 million to Radford University to support funding for pilot programs aimed at supporting enrollment and retention for students who are eligible for federal Pell grants.

  4. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 29, 2024 »

    2/2/2024

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Sophomore basketball star Olivia Wagner draws accolades for her skills on the court; Vice President of Enrollment Management and Strategic Communications Dannette Gomez Beane addresses a delay on financial aid in an interview with WDBJ7; and Department of Political Science Chair Chapman Rackaway talks border issues with WSLS-TV. 

  5. Student-athlete Meredith Page testifies on NIL before congressional committee »

    1/29/2024

    Meredith Page, a member of the Radford University women’s volleyball team, testified before members of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., during the “NIL Playbook: Proposal to Protect Student Athletes’ Dealmaking Rights” hearing of the House Innovation, Data and Commerce Subcommittee on Jan. 18, 2024.

  6. University to host relaunched Governor’s School program  »

    1/26/2024

    The four-week residency, which is open to high school students, will be held on the Roanoke campus from June 23 to July 20, marking the first time it’s been convened by the Virginia Department of Education since 2019.

  7. Advocacy Day encourages students to build impactful connections »

    1/25/2024

    Radford University’s 24th annual Advocacy Day in Richmond continued the longest-running tradition among Virginia’s four-year public institutions of student-led engagement with state lawmakers to advance issues critical to higher education as well as initiatives that benefit all residents of the Commonwealth.

  8. Highlander Highlights: Week of January 22, 2024 »

    1/22/2024

    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of January 15, 2024 »

    1/19/2024

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Find out which six Radford alums were chosen for spots this year on The Roanoker magazine’s “40 Under 40” list of outstanding young local professionals; and longtime lawmen Robby Richardson ’06 and Mark Embrey ’99 now wear the sheriff’s stars in their respective counties.

  10. Highlander Highlights: Week of January 8, 2024 »

    1/16/2024

    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty.

  11. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 1, 2024 »

    1/5/2024

    This week in Highlanders in the News: A new podcast about acting and well-being, created and hosted by Associate Professor Robyn Berg, welcomes recent graduate Queen Miller ’23; also, next week will bring a streaming crash course on the Blue Ridge Mountains, led by geology department Chair and Associate Professor Jonathan Tso.