News & Events

  1. At New Student Convocation, incoming Highlanders receive warm welcome from ‘freshman’ president »

    8/23/2022

    The incoming freshmen who arrived on Radford University’s campus Aug. 18 and 19 were greeted by a new president, mild summer temperatures and lots and lots of handy shopping carts. 

  2. Highlanders in the News: Week of August 15 »

    8/19/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Longtime WDBJ7 producer and anchor Travis Wells joins the Hokies; push-ups prove profitable (and philanthropic) for softball player Tori Boyd; and a student, a professor and an alum have all recently made splashes in the realm of art. 

  3. Note of Sadness: Charlene Curtis »

    8/18/2022

    It is with great sadness that I share the news that Board of Visitors member Charlene A. Curtis passed away this morning. Charlene truly loved Radford University and made a positive impact on the university and our students.

  4. Tax assistance program, partnered with Davis College, prepared 400 returns and saved taxpayers thousands »

    8/17/2022

    Earlier this year, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program was able to use office space and staffers from Radford University to expand its reach and its expertise across the New River Valley.

  5. Emergency services student journeys to an EMS career at RUC »

    8/16/2022

    For De’anthony “DJ” Taylor, a third-year student in the emergency services program at Radford University Carilion (RUC), it took a leap from a big pond to a small pond to find his comfort zone and path to a career.

  6. Note of Sadness »

    8/14/2022

    Our heartfelt condolences go to the family of Susan Whealler Johnston upon her passing. Susan, a former member of the Radford University Board of Visitors, contributed tremendously to the university, chaired the search committee for our current president Bret S. Danilowicz, and led NACUBO as CEO since 2018.

  7. Highlanders in the News: Week of August 8 »

    8/12/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Ben Carlin ’12 and his brother, Jonathan, scale the heights of YouTube with their popular channel; chemistry professor Kimberly Lane, Ph.D., weighs in on the recent emergence of a formidable designer opioid; and the Radford University Emergency Management office takes part in active threat training.

  8. Young women focus on science at Summer Bridge camp »

    8/9/2022

    Over the course of a week, the STEM campers were in labs and classrooms all around the Center for the Sciences. They watched a show at the state-of-the-art Radford University Planetarium, learned about the chemistry of space, piloted drones, built surface rovers, launched rockets and engaged with women who work in science careers at Novozymes Biologicals and TORC Robotics.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of August 1 »

    8/5/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Professor Emeritus of Economics George Santopietro, Ph.D., pens a Roanoke Times op-ed and takes a summer job; a tech-centric website rates Radford University in the upper half of its list of the top 10 online colleges in Virginia; and Digital Spy uses the school’s serial killer database to analyze a new Apple TV+ drama. 

  10. Healthcare leadership graduate has deep connections with RUC’s location, programs »

    8/5/2022

    Olivia Simmons, ’16 has many memories of and connections to Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, now home to Radford University Carilion. From the time she was born until well after her graduation from college, she would return again and again to the downtown Roanoke landmark.

  11. At Davis College lecture, Q Works CEO Clegg addresses managing the modern workforce »

    8/5/2022

    Michael Clegg ’99, CEO of The Q Works Group, spoke about hiring and retention at the Business Development Forum luncheon, presented July 28 by the Radford-Blacksburg Technology Council and hosted at Kyle Hall by Radford University’s Davis College of Business and Economics.

  12. Choose Radford: Katie Arnold, Ph.D. »

    8/2/2022

    "I wanted to teach at a school that focuses on teaching, said Katie Arnold, Ph.D. "That's what I care about and that's what Radford University cares about, too." The combination of teaching both undergraduate students and master's program students are some of the many reasons Dr. Arnold loves Radford University.