News Releases

  1. Brian Kriever: Supporting surgical patients at their most vulnerable »


    As a first-year student in the Radford University Carilion surgical technology program, Brian Kriever is dedicated to easing the fear and stress patients go through leading up to and during surgical procedures. His compassion comes from his personal experience.

  2. Ivonne Valdovinos: making a difference in patients’ lives from the lab »


    Ivonne Valdovinos made a 2,442-mile journey from East Los Angeles, California to Roanoke, Virginia, to study Medical Laboratory Science at Radford University Carilion. Her journey to a healthcare career, though, began much earlier when she endured a childhood illness.

  3. Board of Visitors members hold first quarterly meeting of 2021 »


    The Radford University Board of Visitors convened on campus February 11-12, 2021, in the Covington Center for Visual and Performing Arts for its first quarterly meeting of the year.

  4. Using design thinking for solutions to food insecurity, food well-being »


    Radford University associate professor of marketing Jane Machin, Ph.D., is the author of a chapter in a new book exploring the role of design thinking to improve food well-being and reduce food insecurity on college campuses.

  5. Skip Watts receives national award from Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists »


    Professor of Geology Chester “Skip” Watts, Ph.D., has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Karl and Ruth Terzaghi Outstanding Mentor Award by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG).

  6. Advocacy Day tradition continues with inspiring video message from Radford University Highlanders »


    Advocacy Day is an event held each winter that allows students to see government in action, to inspire state legislators with stories of academic excellence and student success and to thank them for their ongoing, essential support of Radford University.

  7. Radford University students and staff recognized with 2021 Western Virginia Advertising Awards »


    Radford University graphic design students and members of the University Relations staff were recognized for outstanding work during the 2021 Western Virginia Advertising Awards Gala in February.

  8. 16 Reasons we love our Highlanders »


    Dear Highlanders,

    In case you haven’t noticed, there is a lot of love for you on this campus. To show you how much we care, we’ve asked members of the campus community to express why they admire you. Here is just a short list of those many reasons why we, the Radford University family, love our Highlanders.

  9. Radford University celebrates the life and legacy of George M. Harvey, Sr. »


    Radford University shared the news of the passing of George M. Harvey, Sr., a business owner, community leader, and University supporter. In celebrating George’s life and legacy, the University pays tribute to his long and successful business career, family dedication, and community involvement.

  10. Whitney Hewitt: A passion for patient care during a global pandemic »


    Radford University Carilion Physician Assistant student Whitney Hewitt says, “Being able to talk to patients and their families, and be a small part in their care, even if it’s just a learning opportunity, is wonderful.” Learn more about Whitney and how she is preparing to become a PA at RUC.