News Releases

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


    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.

  2. Reading Specialist Certificate Program to be offered at Radford University in fall 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.

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


    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.

  4. Highlanders rising across the decades »


    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.

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


    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.

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


    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. 

  7. Alan Forrest: A mindful professor »


    Professor Alan Forrest and his commitment to keep our community connected are a strong demonstration of the Highlander spirit and our steadfast determination to rise.

  8. Radford University Board of Visitors to Consider 2020-2021 Tuition and Fees »


    In accordance with Code of Virginia §23.1-307. D. and E., Radford University is providing notice that the Board of Visitors will consider tuition and mandatory fees rates for the 2020-2021 academic year at their quarterly meeting on May 1, 2020.


  9. Radford University places third in Virginia Cyber Cup Challenge »


    The Cyber Defense Club at Radford University placed third at the Virginia Cyber Cup Capture the Flag Competition held at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, earlier in the Spring 2020 semester.

  10. Professor Jeff Pittges named Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Fellow  »


    Professor of Information Technology Jeff Pittges, Ph.D. in Radford University’s Artis College of Science and Technology recently received distinction as a Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) Fellow.