News & Events

  1. Bradshaw receives first student-funded scholarship at Radford University »


    Oak Bradshaw of Bland, Va., has been awarded the first ever student-funded scholarship at Radford University. Fund raising for the Highlander Senior Class Scholarship began in 2017, and the fund reached endowment level in December 2021. In four short years, more than 1,600 seniors made gifts to support this scholarship that goes to a deserving senior.

  2. Radford University BSN program ranked as best in Virginia by »


    The Radford University Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs have been ranked as the best BSN programs in the state of Virginia by

  3. Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee visits RUC as part of annual meeting activities »


    On November 19, members of the Commonwealth of Virginia Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee visited Radford University Carilion in Roanoke as part of the group’s annual meeting activities.

  4. Radford University listed among the top ‘green campuses’ for the 12th consecutive year »


    Radford University’s commitment to sustainability practices is once again being recognized by The Princeton Review, a national organization known for its college rankings, ratings and guidebooks.

  5. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 15 »


    Highlighting notable mentions of Radford University faculty and students from local, regional, national and international news outlets. 

  6. Radford University announces selection of Paul Orkiszewski as Dean of the Libraries »


    Radford University is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Orkiszewski as the Dean of the Libraries after a diligent search conducted by Greenwood Asher and chaired by Benjamin Caldwell, Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research.

  7. Firm Night brings business students face-to-face with potential employers »


    Sponsored by the Department of Accounting, Finance and Business Law, Firm Night is an annual networking event that gives students an opportunity to meet and communicate with representatives from accounting, business and finance firms.

  8. Radford honors veterans’ service and sacrifices with holiday ceremony »


    The Nov. 11 event recognized military veterans, including numerous members of Radford University’s faculty and staff as well as graduates and current students.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 8 »


    Highlighting notable mentions of Radford University faculty and students from local, regional, national and international news outlets. 

  10. RUC biomedical science students, faculty and staff participate in wastewater epidemiology study »


    In a collaboration with the Virginia Department of Health, Western Virginia Water Authority and Carilion Clinic’s Basic Sciences Research Lab, with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Radford University Carilion biomedical science program has been participating in a study that compares methods for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus in wastewater in the Roanoke and Salem areas. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is the causative virus of COVID-19.

  11. A strong passion for supporting others leads student to the D.P.T. program at RUC »


    If there are words that exemplify second-year Radford University Carilion Doctor of Physical Therapy student Natalie Weber, they are empathic, compassionate and caring. From the patients she works with to her classmates, Weber continually works to find ways to support others and improve their lives.

  12. Presidential Search Update »


    The Presidential Search Committee recently conducted 15 in-person interviews with candidates identified from a diverse pool as the most qualified to serve as Radford University’s eighth president.