News & Events

  1. New Student Convocation 2020 delivers Radford experience in a virtual setting »


    It is an understatement to say the 2020 academic year at Radford University will be different. Most everything this year is different. One thing, however, remains the same, even with the backdrop of COVID-19: the Radford University family’s commitment to students’ success and well-being. President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., pledged those words in a brief video distributed to new students — the Class of 2024 — less than 24 hours before classes commenced for the 2020 fall semester. 

  2. New program helps students shake freshmen jitters  »


    Family Groups offered new students the opportunity to get acquainted with campus and one another before the start of classes.

  3. Radford University suspends Theta Chi Fraternity local chapter and eight members »


    Today, Radford University announced the interim suspension of Theta Chi Fraternity – Iota Zeta Chapter.  The interim suspension stems from COVID-19 related violations, including endangering conduct by hosting off-campus gatherings.  In addition to the chapter’s interim suspension, eight members, who are Radford students, have been placed on interim suspension.

  4. Cierra Womack: passionate about healthcare and medicine »


    Cierra Womack, a student in the Radford University Carilion (RUC) Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program, is proudly passionate about healthcare and medicine. It was a twist of fate during her high school years that led her down her current path and pointed her toward her career aspirations.

  5. SGA President Chris Davis has a message for the Radford Family »


    With the fall semester now in full swing at Radford University, Student Government Association President Chris Davis is encouraging fellow Highlanders to stay safe and to do their part in helping slow the spread of the coronavirus. 

  6. New program to help enhance Artis College student success at Radford University »


    A new program supporting student success, enrollment and retention is available now for new students at Radford University in the Artis College of Science and Technology.

  7. President Hemphill and Mayor Horton discuss safety, collaboration at start of fall semester  »


    Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., and Radford City Mayor David Horton ‘90 sat down together at the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester to discuss the well-being of both the Highlander family and the Radford City community as the two entities continue to move forward during the COVID-19 global pandemic. 

  8. In times of stress, SCS is there to help  »


    Students returning to the Radford University campus for the fall semester will find that Student Counseling Services (SCS) offers an abundance of services to help with the complexities and challenges they may experience throughout the academic year.

  9. New portal to enhance the Highlander digital experience »


    Radford University is excited to introduce OneCampus, a modern, mobile-friendly online portal that will streamline the way users access and connect with many of the University’s campus services.

  10. Meagan Helmick: Dedicated to public health education in the classroom and beyond »


    Assistant professor of public health Meagan Helmick, Ph.D., volunteered over 130 hours at the health departments in Carroll, Galax and Grayson counties during the COVID-19 pandemic this spring. Now, she is working as a case investigator, tracing cases across southwest Virginia and will continue to do so even after she returns to teaching this fall.

  11. K-12 administrator, Jessica Cromer, is helping her schools meet challenges of new normal »


    As the assistant superintendent of Instruction and Innovation at Floyd County Public Schools, Jessica Cromer, M.S. ’09 often relies on the toolkit of knowledge she learned at Radford University.

  12. University Relations becomes integral part of University Advancement »


    In an effort to further streamline Radford University’s administrative operations the Office of University Relations will combine operations and staffing with the Office of University Advancement.