News Releases

  1. Bigger Picture March brings students, allies together to oppose racism and injustice »


    Students, faculty, alumni and scores of individuals from the Radford University community gathered on campus on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, for the second annual Bigger Picture March, an event organized to express messages of respect and unity but also discuss concerns and measures in which the university can improve support of Black students.

  2. Radford University faculty share expertise with community through public radio program »


    Radford University faculty are more than dedicated teachers; they are accomplished and influential scholars who regularly share their insights to better inform the communities in which we live. During the summer months, Radford faculty served as guests on the “With Good Reason” public radio program, offering insights from their expertise.

  3. Radford Gives Back returns for fall food drive »


    This week sees the return of Radford Gives Back, the food drive in which Highlanders volunteer with Bobcat Backpacks, the nonprofit organization, to collect weekend meals to deliver to local public-school students.

  4. ‘Chomped chimp’ leads alumna to anthropological find »


    While interning at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in 2018, Sadie Friend ’20 discovered a “chomped chimp,” rare recorded evidence of leopards scavenging on chimpanzees. Her findings led to an academic journal article and mention in Discover magazine. 

  5. For decades, retiring Professor James Lollar has helped students realize their potential »


    After 29 years at Radford, Professor of Marketing James Lollar, Ph.D., is retiring. “It is truly an honor and deeply humbling,” he said of the love and kindness he is receiving upon his retirement, and of the support for the scholarship that will honor his legacy.

  6. Leidy Montoya: M.O.T. student builds future on her healthcare experience »


    Leidy Montoya explored a variety of healthcare professions for over a decade before settling on becoming an occupational therapist. All of her roles, however, had one common element: patients and their well-being.

  7. CHBS Endowment Fund Wall is a ‘thank you’ to donors and reminder to students that financial support is available to them  »


    Friends and supporters of Radford University and the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) gathered at Hemphill Hall on Oct. 1, 2021, for the unveiling and dedication of the Endowment Fund Wall.

  8. Highlanders Festival returns with clans, cabers, kilts and more »


    The annual Highlanders Festival provided fun for everyone with live music, sheepherding demonstrations, children’s games, craft and food vendors offering authentic Scottish fare.

  9. Alumni celebrate Homecoming's return to campus in 2021 »


    From September 30 to October 2, alumni gathered on the Radford University campus to celebrate their Highlander pride and to come together as family.

  10. State of the University address highlights progress and promise »


    Interim President Carolyn Ringer Lepre, Ph.D., presented the annual State of the University address Friday morning, Oct. 1, 2021, in Bondurant Auditorium, highlighting and celebrating with the Radford family the progress the university has made in the past year and sharing the strategic initiatives that will propel it into the future.