News Releases

  1. ‘Pandemic Professors’ podcast uplifts and informs the Radford family  »

    4/16/2020

    A psychologist and a communicator – two of the most sought after sources of expertise during this global pandemic – have joined forces to keep the Radford University community connected in a creative, comforting and comedic format.

  2. Radford University names Corey Herd Cassidy, Ph.D. as Executive Director of the newly-created Academic Success Center »

    4/14/2020

    Radford University has named Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Waldron College of Health and Human Services Associate Dean Corey Herd Cassidy, Ph.D. as Executive Director of the newly-created Academic Success Center effective June 1, 2020.  

  3. Celebrate your #RadfordTraditions! »

    4/10/2020

    Radford University is hosting digital campus celebrations for three important traditions between April 13 and April 17, 2020. The Halfway There, Junior Twilight and Senior Signing events mark milestones, recognize accomplishments and ignite Highlander pride in sophomore, junior and senior students

  4. Education Career Fair yields connections and opportunities »

    4/9/2020

    A job offer before graduation? It can happen at the annual Education Career Fair!    

  5. Radford University marks 110 years as a strong, steadfast and proven institution »

    4/9/2020

    In March 2020, Radford University marked a historic milestone by reaching 110 years of Highlanders transforming the world. Since its founding charter in 1910, the institution has focused on a bright future based on excellence, innovation and service to students and the community, while maintaining a tradition of teaching and a commitment to change.

  6. Reading Specialist Certificate Program to be offered at Radford University in fall 2020 »

    4/8/2020

    Radford University’s Literacy Education Graduate Program will begin offering a certificate program this fall for teachers wanting to earn credentials for a reading specialist endorsement.

  7. Radford University names Nicole Hendrix, Ph.D. as Executive Director of General Education »

    4/8/2020

    Radford University has named Professor of Criminal Justice Nicole Hendrix, Ph.D. as Executive Director of General Education effective May 1, 2020. In this capacity, she will lead the general education efforts, oversee its ongoing integration into undergraduate degree programs at Radford University and serve as a member of the Academic Affairs Leadership Team.

  8. Jim Newman: A Radford faculty member and Virginia Defense Force member »

    4/7/2020

    Recreation, Parks and Tourism Chair Jim Newman is coordinating efforts of several state agencies that are working together to fight the COVID-19 world pandemic. Newman works 12 to 13 hours a day from his home in Radford as a volunteer staff officer with the Virginia Defense Force, one of the three components of the Commonwealth’s military.

  9. Highlanders rising across the decades »

    4/7/2020

    Former professional baseball player Dennis Van Pelt ’94 says the life lessons he learned at Radford University are helping him stay positive and encourage others through this global health pandemic.

  10. The human connection: Zoom, Q&As and guitar solos »

    4/6/2020

    Technology is a part of everyday life for the Radford University Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) team. When online classes began as a result of COVID-19, Tom Snediker, an instructional designer, knew he needed to use his experience to help his coworkers adjust.