News & Events

  1. Healthcare leadership graduate has deep connections with RUC’s location, programs »

    8/5/2022

    Olivia Simmons, ’16 has many memories of and connections to Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, now home to Radford University Carilion. From the time she was born until well after her graduation from college, she would return again and again to the downtown Roanoke landmark.

  2. At Davis College lecture, Q Works CEO Clegg addresses managing the modern workforce »

    8/5/2022

    Michael Clegg ’99, CEO of The Q Works Group, spoke about hiring and retention at the Business Development Forum luncheon, presented July 28 by the Radford-Blacksburg Technology Council and hosted at Kyle Hall by Radford University’s Davis College of Business and Economics.

  3. Choose Radford: Katie Arnold, Ph.D. »

    8/2/2022

    "I wanted to teach at a school that focuses on teaching, said Katie Arnold, Ph.D. "That's what I care about and that's what Radford University cares about, too." The combination of teaching both undergraduate students and master's program students are some of the many reasons Dr. Arnold loves Radford University.

  4. University hosts economic development roundtable for state commerce secretary, local leaders »

    8/2/2022

    The July 21 roundtable was attended by nearly two dozen of the New River Valley’s municipal and educational figures including Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Caren Merrick; Jason El Koubi, president and CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP); Radford University President Bret Danilowicz and many others.

  5. Highlanders in the News: Week of July 25 »

    7/29/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Recent graduate Shaly Farmer ’22 hosts a theater workshop out of Marion, Virginia’s Lincoln Theater; choreographer Fiona Scruggs ’19 and her new dance company unleash a new project; and Bleacher Nation sends birthday greetings to Chicago Bull Javonte Green ’19. 

  6. An Overview of the Quality Enhancement Plan »

    7/29/2022

    The new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), adopted by Radford University and consistent with its 2018-2023 Strategic Plan, is included in the university's 10-year Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaccreditation. The new QEP is called RISE: Realizing Inclusive Student Excellence-Highlanders RISE Together!

  7. For professor, music’s the path to teaching kids math »

    7/28/2022

    Radford University Associate Professor of Music Jennifer McDonel, Ph.D., writes, sings and records songs to help children ages 2 to 5 better learn mathematics through music.

  8. Emeritus professor of psychology focuses on helping others’ research »

    7/28/2022

    Francis C. Dane, Ph.D., capped off his long career in higher education with a teaching and research position in the Department of Psychology at Radford University Carilion. Though his tenure there was short compared to some of his other postings, he found it a good and productive time.

  9. Master of Healthcare Administration graduate brings diverse background to leadership roles »

    7/25/2022

    Peri S. Braxton-Sears ‘22, a graduate of the Master of Healthcare Administration program at Radford University Carilion, says you are your greatest barrier, if you allow it. Her inspirational story about earning her master's degree and using it to develop a thriving career just might make you think twice about making the leap in your own post-grad educational journey.

  10. Highlanders in the News: Week of July 18 »

    7/22/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Geologist Joshua Bolling ’02, M.A. ’04 pulls off a Lions Club hat trick; Stephanie Duncan ’07 watches her Augusta County business take root and flower; and busy student Kirby Smith sets her sights on becoming the next Mrs. America.

  11. ‘Topping-out’ ceremony marks Artis Center milestone »

    7/22/2022

    As construction continues on Radford University’s new Artis Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity, representatives from the university and Skanska, the company erecting what soon will be the largest academic building on campus, gathered near the building site for a “topping-out” ceremony, marking a significant milestone for the project.

  12. In radio interview, English professor discusses locations in literature »

    7/21/2022

    Associate Professor of English Courtney Watson, Ph.D., has traveled throughout the southern United States and various locations around the world to examine the legacies of well-known authors such as Ernest Hemingway, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright and William Faulkner. Watson talks about her travels and research in an interview on the “With Good Reason” public radio program, which will air July 22-28, 2022 and be available as a podcast.