News Releases

  1. Professor, student assistant explore history of Civil War Black regiment »


    Radford University professor and Department of History chair Sharon Roger Hepburn, Ph.D., and senior history major Demiah Smith are uncovering the lives and stories of a group of Black Civil War soldiers.

  2. Davis College hosts Alice Frazier ’87 for Executive in Residence event »


    Frazier, a bank executive from Charles Town, West Virginia, returned to campus to meet with groups of students for lectures and discussions. Topics during those sessions included community banking, current career prospects, financial case study evaluations and women in business. 

  3. Big time: Radford runs the show at esports’ Big South debut »


    Between dribbles, swishing nets and the sound of sneakers squeaking across the hardwood, spectators at the Big South men’s and women’s basketball tournaments got a unique opportunity to peek in at another game taking place on the arena’s large scoreboard screen hanging high above center court: the Big South’s inaugural esports tournament, ran and operated by Radford University students.

  4. Board of Visitors to hold quarterly meetings March 23 and 24 »


    The Radford University Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly meetings on March 23-24 in Kyle Hall.

  5. Radford Students Shine at Addys »


     Three Radford University Graphic Design majors took home "Addys" at the Western Virginia Advertising Awards in Roanoke. Seniors Valerie Ray and Emily Woods, and junior Britiany Rorrer, earned two Judges Choice Awards plus three Gold and three Silver awards between them in the student competition.

  6. Highlanders in the News: Week of March 13 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Professor Emeritus Justin Askins, Ph.D., reflects on his youthful quest for a Walden Pond all his own; the town of Vinton, Virginia, salutes paramedic and RUC student Logan Klepal; and professors of criminal justice Rachel Santos and Roberto Santos, both Ph.D., help police to reduce domestic incidents in Danville, Virginia.

  7. RUC nursing student recognized with DAISY Award nomination »


    Alivia Pinnix, a junior in the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Radford University Carilion (RUC), was recognized earlier this month with a nomination for a DAISY Award — an international honor recognizing skillful and compassionate care provision for patients and families.

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of March 6 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Women’s basketball guard Ashlyn Traylor hits some Big South highs and welcomes the sight of a familiar, familial face; also Eminent Professor of Anthropological Sciences Donna Boyd, Ph.D., and senior anthropological sciences major Tori Pate, unveiled some research on a dark topic in the sunny climes of Florida.

  9. Radford University alum named Healthcare Hero by Carilion Clinic »


    As part of her duties as a speech-language pathologist at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Jessica Cartwright Wisman ’08, M.A. ’10, consults with other healthcare professionals caring for hospitalized adults. Recently, her actions helped save a life which resulted in her being named a Carilion Clinic Healthcare Hero.

  10. Radford University Names Bethany McKay Usher, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs »


    Bethany McKay Usher, Ph.D., will join Radford University as Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs on June 12, 2023.