News Releases

  1. Using design thinking for solutions to food insecurity, food well-being »


    Radford University associate professor of marketing Jane Machin, Ph.D., is the author of a chapter in a new book exploring the role of design thinking to improve food well-being and reduce food insecurity on college campuses.

  2. Skip Watts receives national award from Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists »


    Professor of Geology Chester “Skip” Watts, Ph.D., has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Karl and Ruth Terzaghi Outstanding Mentor Award by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG).

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


    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.

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


    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.

  5. 16 Reasons we love our Highlanders »


    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.

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


    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.

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


    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.

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


    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.

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


    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.

  10. Annual Bea Covington Award winner announced »


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