News & Events

  1. Board of Visitors gathers for quarterly meeting »


    Radford University’s Board of Visitors met on campus for its quarterly sessions Sept. 9-10, 2021, and approved measures that will continue to drive the university toward its goal of becoming the premier innovative and student-focused higher education institution in Virginia.

  2. Annual Partners in Excellence luncheon provides opportunity for beneficiaries to thank benefactors »


    Radford University hosted its annual Partners in Excellence luncheon on Sept. 30, 2021, kicking off the university’s Homecoming weekend by welcoming 150 students and their benefactors to campus for an opportunity to meet and get to know one other.

  3. Radford University and the Appalachian School of Law Partner on New Academic Initiatives and Symposiums »


    Radford University and the Appalachian School of Law (ASL) are collaborating on new academic initiatives that include a 3+3 program and a joint MBA to J.D. program, as well as a symposium on the intersection of substance use and the law. 

  4. Radford University named College of Distinction in 2021-2022 cohort  »


    Radford University has been recognized for its honorable commitment to engaged, hands-on education by Colleges of Distinction, a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. In addition, Radford’s academic programs in business, education, nursing and engineering were singled out for individual recognition, along with student support services for career development and military support.

  5. Highland festivities return to Radford campus Oct. 9 »


    Food, games, live entertainment and more will again be part of the Radford Highlanders Festival scheduled for Oct. 9, 2021, on the Radford University campus.

  6. Radford University improves and adds ranking in U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges listing »


    Radford University’s strong academic tradition and commitment to student success continue to garner recognition in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges report.

  7. Radford pair plays an engaging game of cornhole »


    If love is blind, as the saying goes, it probably doesn’t care much about romantic settings. Moonlit gardens on enchanted evenings may be nice, but you’re just as likely to find true love over a game of cornhole. Just ask Duncan Sandoz ’20 and Leah Stepp ’21.

  8. Academic Leadership Fellows Program »


    Radford University announced the first faculty appointments to the Academic Leadership Fellows (AL Fellows) program on Sept. 3.

  9. New Highlanders come together at main campus and RUC convocations »


    Radford University welcome freshman and transfer students to main campus and RUC with new student convocations.

  10. Gifted students explore the arts in Radford’s Residential Governor’s School »


    Radford University hosted its annual Residential Governor’s School for Visual & Performing Arts and Humanities this summer, giving 250 high school students a taste of the college life in a four-week curriculum of cross-disciplinary classes and activities.

  11. Students get down to business as fall semester begins »


    Radford University comes to life with the arrival of students and the first week of classes for the fall 2021 semester.

  12. Fall Convocation ceremony opens new academic year for faculty and staff »


    Radford University opened the new academic year with the annual fall convocation on the University’s main campus, Aug. 19, 2021.