News & Events

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of Dec. 18, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Self-starter Stacey Price ’99, M.S. ’01, adds another link to her growing entrepreneurial chain; and Roanoke social worker Danielle Austin-Johnson, ’13, M.S. ’18, lends her profile to a local work of art. 

  2. Radford University Earns 10-Year Reaffirmation of Accreditation from SACSCOC »


    Radford University has completed a successful accreditation process with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), earning a 10-year reaffirmation from the SACSCOC Board of Trustees during its annual meeting on Dec. 3.

  3. Radford University's Economic Impact Study Unveils Pivotal Role in Driving Virginia's Prosperity »


    The total economic impact of Radford University on the Commonwealth of Virginia was a staggering $421.7 million in FY2022, with $390 million remaining within the region.

  4. Winter Commencement 2023: Overcoming challenges made graduates more resilient »


    “Resilience … is a journey,” healthcare executive and keynote speaker Susan Carroll ‘96 told crowds during Radford University's winter graduation ceremonies Dec 7-9. “It is about facing life’s storms and emerging stronger. It’s not merely surviving challenges, but learning, growing and thriving through them.”

  5. Professor branches out – with a return to Radford roots »


    One hundred and ten years after Ellen Nora Hubble journeyed from her Smyth County, Virginia, home to Radford, her great-grandson, Matthew Turner, completed courses for an MBA in business analytics, placing him, along with his two sisters and brother, among four generations of Radford graduates. But there’s more to the story. Turner is also a professor of communication at Radford, who chose to challenge himself by earning a degree in “something completely different.”

  6. Winter Commencement 2023 -Sonya Sanie, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences  »


    When Sonya Sanie came to Radford University, she knew she wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. Sanie decided to major in political science, using her educational opportunities to focus on solving “Wicked Problems” – complex issues that do not have a clear solution.

  7. Winter Commencement 2023 - Kayla Witt, College of Education and Human Development »


    Kayla Witt knew she was destined to teach. She first realized the impact she could make while watching her mother, a teacher herself, change students’ lives with her care and instruction.

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of Dec. 4, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce President Brenell Thomas M.S. ’23 is a new graduate and also the center of a recent profile and Q&A; Junior Kyndall Stanley gets a shout-out for her stellar work on the softball field; and journalist Dutchie Mirolli ’94 deepens her long ties to covering Virginia news.

  9. Board of Visitors Approves Two-Year Plan at Quarterly Meetings »


    Radford University’s Board of Visitors held its final quarterly meetings of 2023 on Thursday, Nov. 30, and Friday, Dec. 1, inside Kyle Hall on the university’s main campus. 

  10. Winter Commencement 2023: Ja'Kia Bullock, School of Nursing »


    Before she even accepts her diploma at the Winter Commencement ceremony, School of Nursing student Ja'Kia Bullock is being recognized for her work as a nurse during clinicals. In November, Bullock and her preceptor were nominated for a DAISY Award — an international honor recognizing skillful and compassionate care provision for patients and families.

  11. Winter Commencement 2023: Amy Swain, Davis College of Business and Economics »


    Swain, who played soccer during her four years at Radford while majoring in marketing, wraps up her undergraduate career with two Big South Championship rings and she's already in the process of earning her accelerated MBA: “I love challenging myself,” Swain said of mixing sports and academics, which she said “taught me about overcoming obstacles.”

  12. Radford University Earns Green Light for Free Speech from FIRE »


    Radford University is the latest school to receive a rare “green light” rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression. Radford is one of only four schools in Virginia, and one of only 63 nationwide, that earn this rating.