News Releases

  1. Radford nursing named one of the top 10 in Virginia by »


    Radford University’s School of Nursing programs have been named among the 10 best in the Commonwealth of Virginia by A panel of five nursing professionals with over 55 years of combined nursing experience and seven nursing degrees reviewed nursing programs state-wide to compile the list.

  2. Highlanders in the News: Week of August 29 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Radford University students help take out the trash at the New River Cleanup on Aug. 27 at Bisset Park; and The Martinsville Bulletin gets to know Piedmont Arts Education Coordinator Sarah Short, M.S.Ed. '12.

  3. Student investment group expands its horizons to the Big Apple and beyond »


    In April, 15 members of Radford University’s Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization (SMIPO) took a four-day trek to New York City. While there, they participated in multi-day forums at the investment banking firms BNY Mellon and Goldman Sachs.

  4. Advice from the experts for Radford’s newest freshman class »


    The start of freshman year is almost always daunting, so we decided to solicit advice from the professionals. We posed three questions – designed to benefit Radford University’s newly arrived Class of 2026 – to faculty and staff, professors and instructors, and deans and department heads and this is what they told us.

  5. Highlanders in the News: Week of August 22 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: The Class of 2026 arrives on campus to start the fall semester; and writers, friends and colleagues pay tribute to Radford University women’s basketball icon Charlene Curtis ’76. 

  6. President celebrates university, staff at convocation »


    Radford University welcomed faculty and staff back to campus during its annual university convocation on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. It was a moment to look ahead to the upcoming academic year, welcome new faces and celebrate the achievements of the Highlander community. 

  7. English professor’s travels follow literary pathways »


    As a literary tourist, associate professor of English Courtney Watson is a frequent visitor to sites like Rowan Oak; and Key West, Florida; and Monroeville, Alabama; and Paris, where writers like William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Harper Lee, Truman Capote, Eudora Welty and Robert Wright lived, wrote, and set scenes that made them the beloved writers they are today. 

  8. At New Student Convocation, incoming Highlanders receive warm welcome from ‘freshman’ president »


    The incoming freshmen who arrived on Radford University’s campus Aug. 18 and 19 were greeted by a new president, mild summer temperatures and lots and lots of handy shopping carts. 

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of August 15 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Longtime WDBJ7 producer and anchor Travis Wells joins the Hokies; push-ups prove profitable (and philanthropic) for softball player Tori Boyd; and a student, a professor and an alum have all recently made splashes in the realm of art. 

  10. Note of Sadness: Charlene Curtis »


    It is with great sadness that I share the news that Board of Visitors member Charlene A. Curtis passed away this morning. Charlene truly loved Radford University and made a positive impact on the university and our students.