News Releases

  1. 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. 

  2. 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!

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. ‘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.

  8. 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.

  9. Incoming Highlanders follow Quest for knowledge »

    7/21/2022

    Approximately 1,800 soon-to-be freshmen and transfer students will participate in Quest events before this fall semester begins. Since 1979, Quest has served incoming Highlanders as part orientation, part celebration, part cram session and part social.

  10. Highlanders in the News: Week of July 11 »

    7/15/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Matthew Dunleavy, executive director of the Vinod Chachra IMPACT lab, talks about new cybersecurity learning options funded by a recent $1.2 million grant, and the campus’ new Esports center lands with a virtual splash.