News Releases

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 23 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Two student veterans, President Danilowicz and Radford’s Military Resource Center all get their close-ups on a popular Lifetime television program; Ronald Gunn ’82 is recognized as a Virginia healthcare leader; and Kayla Burd Trujillo, B.B.A. ’15, vaults into her high school’s hall of fame.

  2. Radford nursing faculty member receives 2023 AANP State Award for Excellence in Virginia  »


    Radford University associate professor of nursing Katie Katz, D.N.P. ’13, M.S.N. ’09, is being honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) as the 2023 recipient of the AANP State Award for Excellence in Virginia. Each year, nurse practitioners across the nation are nominated by their colleagues to receive this prestigious award.

  3. U.S. News & World Report names three Radford programs among its “Best Online” rankings this year »


    Radford University was included on U.S. News & World Report’s individual lists this year for “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs,” “Best Online Master’s in Education Programs” and “Best Online Master of Business Administration Programs.”

  4. Radford community’s Day of Service honors Martin Luther King Jr. »


    Radford University students, faculty and staff celebrated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 17, with a day of service throughout the Radford, Roanoke and New River Valley communities.

  5. Middle schoolers discover Radford magic on Science Day »


    A large group of curious sixth graders from Chestnut Grove Middle School in King, North Carolina, traveled nearly 100 miles to visit Radford University’s Center for the Sciences on Jan. 11, 2023. They explored and learned from Radford faculty and students about astronomy, botany, chemistry, physics and even some science involving zombies. 

  6. Board of Visitors to hold special meeting »


    The Radford University Board of Visitors will hold a special meeting on January 25, 2023 from 1-4 p.m. to discuss faculty workload optimization.

  7. Joyce expert discusses Bloomsday trails on ‘With Good Reason’ »


    If you’re a James Joyce fan, tune in to the “With Good Reason” radio program this week to hear Radford University Professor of English Jolanta Wawrzycka, Ph.D., speak about the Irish author’s route through Bloomsday in Dublin.

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of January 16 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Roanoke County’s longtime assistant police chief Chuck Mason, ’99, M.S. ’09, brings a half-century of law enforcement experience to his role as an adjunct professor of criminal justice; Robert Miller, M.S. ’06, opens the doors of his music center to help those affected by tragedy; and a campus recreation magazine drops in on Radford’s Esports Center.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 9 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: See which two faculty members claimed a spot on the Roanoker magazine’s “40 Under 40” list of young professionals. Also, Radford University Carilion’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program is a good fit for student Andrea Gee, and an assistant director with Radford’s financial aid office, Shaunda Macomber, talks farm life.

  10. Literary workshop puts poetry in motion for counseling class »


    In November, Alan Forrest, Ed.D., a professor in the Department of Counselor Education, invited two local authors to his class on grief and bereavement. The writers, Colleen Redman and Katherine Chantal, read their work – pieces largely about loss – then asked the audience to share their own similar reflections.