News Releases

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 1, 2024 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: A new podcast about acting and well-being, created and hosted by Associate Professor Robyn Berg, welcomes recent graduate Queen Miller ’23; also, next week will bring a streaming crash course on the Blue Ridge Mountains, led by geology department Chair and Associate Professor Jonathan Tso.

  2. Highlanders in the News: Week of Dec. 18, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Self-starter Stacey Price ’99, M.S. ’01, adds another link to her growing entrepreneurial chain; and Roanoke social worker Danielle Austin-Johnson, ’13, M.S. ’18, lends her profile to a local work of art. 

  3. Radford University Earns 10-Year Reaffirmation of Accreditation from SACSCOC »


    Radford University has completed a successful accreditation process with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), earning a 10-year reaffirmation from the SACSCOC Board of Trustees during its annual meeting on Dec. 3.

  4. Radford University's Economic Impact Study Unveils Pivotal Role in Driving Virginia's Prosperity »


    The total economic impact of Radford University on the Commonwealth of Virginia was a staggering $421.7 million in FY2022, with $390 million remaining within the region.

  5. Professor branches out – with a return to Radford roots »


    One hundred and ten years after Ellen Nora Hubble journeyed from her Smyth County, Virginia, home to Radford, her great-grandson, Matthew Turner, completed courses for an MBA in business analytics, placing him, along with his two sisters and brother, among four generations of Radford graduates. But there’s more to the story. Turner is also a professor of communication at Radford, who chose to challenge himself by earning a degree in “something completely different.”

  6. Winter Commencement 2023: Overcoming challenges made graduates more resilient »


    “Resilience … is a journey,” healthcare executive and keynote speaker Susan Carroll ‘96 told crowds during Radford University's winter graduation ceremonies Dec 7-9. “It is about facing life’s storms and emerging stronger. It’s not merely surviving challenges, but learning, growing and thriving through them.”

  7. Winter Commencement 2023 -Sonya Sanie, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences  »


    When Sonya Sanie came to Radford University, she knew she wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. Sanie decided to major in political science, using her educational opportunities to focus on solving “Wicked Problems” – complex issues that do not have a clear solution.

  8. Winter Commencement 2023 - Kayla Witt, College of Education and Human Development »


    Kayla Witt knew she was destined to teach. She first realized the impact she could make while watching her mother, a teacher herself, change students’ lives with her care and instruction.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Dec. 4, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce President Brenell Thomas M.S. ’23 is a new graduate and also the center of a recent profile and Q&A; Junior Kyndall Stanley gets a shout-out for her stellar work on the softball field; and journalist Dutchie Mirolli ’94 deepens her long ties to covering Virginia news.

  10. Board of Visitors Approves Two-Year Plan at Quarterly Meetings »


    Radford University’s Board of Visitors held its final quarterly meetings of 2023 on Thursday, Nov. 30, and Friday, Dec. 1, inside Kyle Hall on the university’s main campus.