News Releases

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 6, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: The Radford Tuition Promise and other recent university announcements make a local media splash; Katie Harlow ’14 talks about her move to working in higher education; and a local business magazine says The Highlander Hotel Radford fits into a recent trend of universities that can now also offer lodgings. 

  2. Interprofessional case study activity encourages Waldron College students to collaborate »


    Students from the nursing, occupational therapy, social work and communication sciences and disorders programs gathered to participate in the fall 2023 Waldron College of Health and Human Services interprofessional case study activity on Nov. 3. The activity gives students the chance to interact and learn from one another, expanding their knowledge about the duties of each member of their teams as well as the resources available to them through their colleagues. 


  3. Healthcare administration student Mackenzie Hayden awarded Upsilon Phi Delta Scholarship »


    Within her program, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration student Mackenzie Hayden has been widely recognized as a rising star. Now, she's earning accolades externally. Recently, the Association of University Programs in Health Administration named her a 2023 Upsilon Phi Delta Society Scholarship recipient.

  4. Truist lecture series features Dollywood Co. President Eugene Naughton '89  »


    Hired by country music legend Dolly Parton's company in 2019, Naughton is now overseeing a 10-year, $500 million investment strategy that will raise a string of new Dollywood attractions and resort properties by the end of the 2020s.

  5. Radford University named to Military Times’ 2023 “Best for Vets” college rankings »


    Each year, Military Times recognizes schools where veterans can receive the best education and support. In its most recent list, it included Radford, citing the university’s Military Resource Center (MRC), which offers programs geared toward former service members as they integrate into academic and professional lives. 

  6. Radford, SWCC enter honors transfer agreement »


    Representatives from Radford University and Southwest Virginia Community College signed a transfer agreement on Nov. 3 that will guarantee admission into Radford’s prestigious Honors College for qualified SWCC honors students.

  7. Highlander Highlights: Week of October 30, 2023 »


    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty. 

  8. Radford grad plays key role in Virginia-Taiwan trade initiative »


    In September, the Commonwealth of Virginia opened a new trade office in Taiwan, thanks in large part to the efforts of Radford University alumnus Wyatt Toehlke ’18.

  9. Business students get firsthand advice from local entrepreneurs  »


    The co-owners of breweries from Radford and Christiansburg were on campus Oct. 16 for the annual World Food Day Lecture Symposium. The theme was “Water is Life, Water is Food,” but the discussion covered a variety of topics related to sustaining a business in today’s markets.

  10. University president’s 2023 homecoming address defines his central goals for next two years  »


    President Bret Danilowicz put forth his two-year plan in the Bondurant Auditorium on Oct. 20. The primary components of his strategy include defining Radford’s distinctive nature, driving regional economic development, stabilizing student enrollment and repositioning resources.