News Releases

  1. Radford among Top 10 affordable college towns for homebuyers »


    Radford, Virginia, home of the Highlanders and Radford University, has been named by as one of America’s Most Affordable College Towns for Homebuyers in 2022. Radford ranked No. 8 on the list of places where, the website notes, “scholarly buyers can go to find a good deal on a home.”

  2. Radford University welcomes sports broadcaster Lauren Sisler for National Recovery Month event »


    Radford University will help raise awareness about National Recovery Month by welcoming ESPN and SEC Network sports broadcaster Lauren Sisler to campus to present “Road to Redemption.”  Sisler lost both of her parents to their concealed battle with prescription drug addiction within hours of one another when she was an 18-year-old student at Rutgers University. She will discuss that tragedy and how she was able to overcome the resulting adversity, finding her own path to a successful life and career.

  3. Davis College network event “Firm Night” sees high turnout, record number of employers  »


    Firm Night, a networking event that offers business students face-to-face meetings with potential employers, reached new highs this year. On Sept. 6, more than 80 Highlanders took part and were able to huddle with three dozen prestigious firms – a record level for the Davis College function.

  4. Highlanders in the News: Week of September 12 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Director of Appalachian Studies Theresa Burriss, Ph.D., memorializes regional scholar Helen Matthews Lewis; Radford theater vets Sarah Coleman ‘18 and Drew Callahan ’19 prepare to take the stage in a Roanoke production; and Falyn Taylor ’19 begins her first fleet tour with the United States Navy. 

  5. Cybersecurity program awarded global accreditation »


    Radford University’s School of Computing and Information Sciences degree program in cybersecurity has achieved accreditation by ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.  

  6. Master of Occupational Therapy students host children’s summer camps  »


    Every summer for the last few years, the occupational therapy labs on the main campus in Radford and at Radford University Carilion in Roanoke echo with the sound of children’s giggles, playful screams and excited chatter during free summer camps held for kids ages 3-6. Both the children and the occupational therapy students who run them benefit from the experience.

  7. U.S. News & World Report ranks Radford University in new category among best colleges »


    For the first time, Radford University was recognized among the top National Universities, a category which ranks schools that offer a range of doctoral programs in addition to undergraduate majors and master's programs.

  8. Radford University named in Washington Monthly's Best Bang for your Buck, National University rankings »


    Radford University is ranked among the nation's top public and private universities and the Best Bang for the Buck by Washington Monthly's annual 2022 College Guide.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Sept. 5 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: The director of Radford University’s School of Social Work, Diane Hodge, Ph.D., LSCW, weighs in on socially assistive robots and their prospects in medicine; Deborah Icenhour B.S. ’73, M.S. ’74, takes charge of Virginia’s state fair association; and President Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., makes the rounds both on Twitter and IRL. 

  10. Radford University Board of Visitors addresses wide-ranging issues at September meeting »


    New Radford University President Bret S. Danilowicz opened the September meeting of the Board of Visitors by summarizing the strengths of the university and what he would like to see developed to best highlight what Radford has to offer students and communities across Southwest Virginia.