News Releases

  1. Radford University names Dannette Gomez Beane, Ph.D., Vice President for Enrollment Management and Strategic Communication »


    Dannette Gomez Beane, Ph.D., has been named vice president for enrollment management and strategic communications at Radford University, effective August 1, 2023.

  2. Camp Carilion Visits RUC »


    Labs at Radford University Carilion in Roanoke were buzzing with excitement on June 20 as local high school students participated in Camp Carilion, a four-day immersive experience that provides them with the opportunity to learn life-saving information through exercises and interactive demonstrations.

  3. Highlanders in the News: Week of June 19, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Former Radford infielder Spencer Horwitz ’19 takes his first swings at Major League Baseball; Professor Emeritus Matthew J. Franck espouses literature out loud; and Heather Obleada ’95 is a North Carolina Pilates guru and a mom with aplomb. 

  4. Radford University once again named a College of Distinction »


    In addition to being tapped as one of this year’s Colleges of Distinction by the national guide for college-bound students, Radford University was also cited as one of the best public schools in Virginia. It received accolades for its undergraduate programs in business, education and nursing and for its student support services for career development and military personnel. 

  5. Esports marketing students learn about the hard work that goes into having a good time  »


    The business course curriculum, launched this year, revolves around the planning and coordination of a large-scale esports event. On April 25, the students held a gaming tournament at Cook Hall that was watched by more than 140 viewers and involved 15 live competitors. 

  6. Highlanders in the News: Week of June 5, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Graduate student, opera singer and Miss Virginia contestant Grace Pfleger gives voice to her recent activities in a WVTF radio profile; Vince Wyatt ’15 enjoys a friendly interview with WSLS; and Assistant Professor of Accounting Robert Warren weighs in on what sounds like a holy mess.

  7. Young actor’s plum role in “Nightmare” moves her closer to her cinematic dreams »


    Soon after she earned her theater degree, Lauren Faulkner ’15 headed for the West Coast to try to break into the entertainment industry. Since then, the young actor has made steady progress onstage and in shorts and recently appeared in her second feature film, “Spring Break Nightmare,” now showing on the Lifetime Movie Network.

  8. Highlander Highlights: Week of May 29, 2023 »


    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and work happening on campus through the tireless effort and curiosity of our students and faculty. This week, we have stories of a student selected to the Voting Honor Roll, a major endorsement for the Clinical Simulation Center and two student-athletes who have winning GPAs.

  9. Choose Radford – Carli Wadas »


    Carli Wadas ’23 says being an English major at Radford University is “pretty awesome.” If you listen to her speak about it – about the helpful and caring faculty, about the close-knit community of students, about the opportunities to learn through sharing of ideas – it’s likely you, too, will come away with the same impression.

  10. Highlanders in the News: Week of May 22, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Former faculty member Jim Minick chronicles the 1955 disaster that laid waste to a tiny Kansas town; nursing graduate Sarah Morris talks about working in medicine and then education; and Theresa Burriss, Ph.D., has been tapped to lend her expertise to a new project that examines Appalachia.