News & Events

  1. Radford University students and staff recognized with 2021 Western Virginia Advertising Awards »

    3/4/2021

    Radford University graphic design students and members of the University Relations staff were recognized for outstanding work during the 2021 Western Virginia Advertising Awards Gala in February.

  2. Advocacy Day tradition continues with inspiring video message from Radford University Highlanders »

    3/4/2021

    Advocacy Day is an event held each winter that allows students to see government in action, to inspire state legislators with stories of academic excellence and student success and to thank them for their ongoing, essential support of Radford University.

  3. 16 Reasons we love our Highlanders »

    3/2/2021

    Dear Highlanders,

    In case you haven’t noticed, there is a lot of love for you on this campus. To show you how much we care, we’ve asked members of the campus community to express why they admire you. Here is just a short list of those many reasons why we, the Radford University family, love our Highlanders.

  4. Radford University celebrates the life and legacy of George M. Harvey, Sr. »

    2/26/2021

    Radford University shared the news of the passing of George M. Harvey, Sr., a business owner, community leader, and University supporter. In celebrating George’s life and legacy, the University pays tribute to his long and successful business career, family dedication, and community involvement.

  5. Whitney Hewitt: A passion for patient care during a global pandemic »

    2/25/2021

    Radford University Carilion Physician Assistant student Whitney Hewitt says, “Being able to talk to patients and their families, and be a small part in their care, even if it’s just a learning opportunity, is wonderful.” Learn more about Whitney and how she is preparing to become a PA at RUC.

  6. Committed to our student Veterans: Radford University named a Military Friendly School »

    2/24/2021

    Radford University has been designated a 2021-2022 Military Friendly School, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting and empowering veteran students, active military service members and their families in the classroom and beyond with exceptional, transformative experiences.

  7. Melissa Akers: Balancing family and a Respiratory Therapy education »

    2/24/2021

    Heading back to school at 46 wasn’t an easy decision for RUC Respiratory Therapy student Melissa Akers, but she knew that the long-term benefits of returning to school outweighed the short-term challenges she and her family would face. Learn more about Melissa’s path to becoming a Respiratory Therapist.

  8. Biology professor opens a window on bird research »

    2/23/2021

    Biology professor Karen Powers, Ph.D., and dozens of her students have been busy researching an issue that is occurring on college campuses nationwide. Every year, a billion birds are killed by window collisions, the No. 2 cause of bird deaths in the United States. Cats come in first, no surprise.

  9. Annual Bea Covington Award winner announced »

    2/23/2021

    Teresa Chapman, an administrative assistant in the Davis College of Business and Economics, is the recipient of the 2020 Bea Covington Award.

  10. Radford University acknowledges President Brian O. Hemphill’s selection as Old Dominion University’s 9th President and applauds his dedicated service »

    2/12/2021

    This afternoon, Radford University acknowledged President Brian O. Hemphill’s selection as Old Dominion University’s 9th President and shared its deep appreciation for his strong leadership and many contributions.

  11. Radford University School of Teacher Education and Leadership faculty member appointed to Disability Rights Advocates board of directors »

    2/10/2021

    Radford University associate professor of special education Darren Minarik, Ph.D., has been appointed to serve on the Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) board of directors.

  12. Hungry yet, Highlanders?  »

    2/8/2021

    Radford University has a dozen different on-campus dining establishments to keep you well fed and prepared for whatever stands in your way. What are the most popular menu items? Find out now from our Dining Services staff.