News Releases

  1. Davis College’s AACSB accreditation renewal marks more than 30 years of certification »


    Associate Dean Angela Stanton, Ph.D., called the accreditation renewal, "an external stamp of approval that demonstrates we offer a high-quality business education that provides our students with the necessary foundation for success for their future careers."

  2. Nursing student fulfills dream of following dad into the Navy »


    As a child, Drake Davis modeled himself on his father, a Navy nurse. Throughout his life, he followed in his father's footsteps, including working toward a nursing degree. As he prepares to graduate from Radford University's School of Nursing, Davis has been accepted into the Navy’s nurse candidate program—one of only 69 people accepted nationwide, ranking No. 2 in the U.S. and No. 1 in Virginia.

  3. Mock courtroom named for Chris Huther ’88 »


    In a crowded mock courtroom on Friday, Feb. 3, the large contingent gathered there signaled by their presence that they were unanimously in favor of naming the academic space in which they sat – an early training ground for up-and-coming legal scholars – in honor of Radford University alumnus Chris Huther ’88, an attorney whom President Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., called that day a champion for Radford.

  4. Highlanders in the News: Week of Feb. 6 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Henry County Schools Superintendent Sandy Strayer ’91, Ed.D. ’22, eyes her retirement; The Hub at Radford gets its close-up; and Madison Surber ’20 takes a trek to the Happiest Place on Earth. 

  5. Instilling empathy and compassion: physician assistant students assist with homeless survey »


    Students in Radford University Carilion’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies are given the opportunity to volunteer for the bi-annual Point in Time Survey, gathering data on the homeless population in Roanoke. The activity helps the students develop their kindness, compassion and empathy—traits they will carry into their professional lives as healthcare providers.

  6. Art exhibit featuring Radford student creations opens, with 14 awards presented »


    Nearly 90 works by more than 50 student artists – paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture and more – are on display at the Art Museum on Tyler through Feb. 18.

  7. Voice professor channels her recovery from illness into a new book »


    While recovering from a bout with spinal stenosis, voice Professor Denise Bernardini found extra notes to sing, plus ample material for her new self-help book.  

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 30 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Former Garden High School principal Janie Owens ’67 tells her story; Pulaski County educator Margaret Newcomb Leonard ’57 now has an academic award in her memory; and English professor Louis Gallo, Ph.D., unveils a vivid story in 350 words (or less).

  9. Political science professor named New York Times platform contributor »


    Radford University Political Science chair and Professor Chapman Rackaway, Ph.D., has been selected as a faculty contributor to The New York Times’ curricular tool, InEducation.

  10. Students Share Highlander Spirit in Richmond on Advocacy Day »


    A tradition that is in its 23rd year, Advocacy Day allows students to share the importance of their state-supported education with General Assembly members, and to ask elected representatives to consider voting for legislation that would benefit the university.