News and Events

Fall 2019

Highlander Hysteria

This event helpped to get students excited for the upcoming basketball season.

SGA members at the photo booth
President McNickle
Coach of Women's basketball
Radford students
Highlander mascot
Women's basketball team
Radford Dance Team
Cerra Ebeckke
Basketball coaches and Highlander mascot


SGA gave back to the community by picking up trash around Radford.

SGA members picking up trash
Chief of Staff Davis and Vice President Arrington
All members who participated
2 member picking up trash
2 SG members smiling for the camera
Chief of Staff Davis picking up trash

Alumni Village

During Alumin Weekend SGA was one of many organizations to set up a tent at the Alumni Village to celebrate the alumni who were visiting.

Three SGA members posing for a photo
Lead singer of the preforming band
Anne O'Hara dressed in 80s clothes
#HighlanderPride sticker
Students dancing during the Alumni Event
Justin McLaughlin with 80s wig on

Breast Cancer Event

SGA held an event for people to learn about breast cancer and to spread awareness.

Breast Cancer Awareness screen.
Chief of Staff Davis and Deputy Malcom playing corn hole.
Pink cupcakes with breast cancer ribbons on them.
Secretary Campell and Senator McLaughlin holding pink ribbons.
SGA staff making ribbons.
SGA members playing corn hole.

Remberance Event

SGA partnered with the Phi Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha to remember loved ones lost.

Black wrist band that reads #LivingForAnother
Students tying the names of their loved ones to the fountain
President McNickle and Vice President Arrington
President McNicle and other SGA members at the event.
SGA staff members
Organizers of the event posing with President Hemphill.

Fall 2018

SGA got together with the highlander to take first day of school pictures for the whole student body!

First day of school pictures Aug. 27 and 28, 2018

SGA set up a table at club fair to give more information to students on student government at Radford

Fall CLub Fair Sept. 7, 2018

SGA Participated in the annual Fear 2 Freedom event

Fear 2 Freedom Sept. 26, 2018

One of our SGA members Cerra helping with move in

Freshman Move in Aug. 23 and 24, 2018

Multiple SGA members attended President Hemphill's Cookout

All student cookout Sept. 6, 2018

SGA members and university representatives posing for a picture at our fall banquet

SGA Fall Banquet Aug. 25, 2018

Fall 2016

SGA lunch with belle heth's student council oct. 29
SGA Executive Board Members with the Belle Heth Student Council

Pizza with Belle Heth Elementary's Student Council, Oct. 29th, 2016

SGA adopt a spot clean up oct.2
SGA Members at Adopt-a-Spot Clean Up

Adopt-a-Spot Clean Up, Oct. 2nd, 2016

SGA Fear 2 Freedom sep. 27
SGA Members at Fear 2 Freedom Event

Fear 2 Freedom Sexual Abuse Care Kit Assembly Day, Sep. 27th, 2016

Spring 2016

Debate 2016
SGA electoral candidates

Student Government Association Debates, March 22, 2016

MLK Day of Service 2016
SGA members pose with Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Clark

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, January 20, 2016

Roundtable Photo 3
President Colby Bender and Vice President Jacinda Jones pose with Senators Warner and Kaine

Student leaders from 20 Virginia colleges traveled to Capitol Hill to discuss their challenges paying for college and the impact of rising student loan obligations during a roundtable conversation, January 27, 2016

ring dance

Ring Ceremony and Dance, March 19, 2016

tshirt drive

SGA t-shirt drive, February 27, 2016

State of the Student Body
Radford University President Penelope Kyle and Student Body President Colby Bender hear questions from the audience.

State of the Student Body, February 24, 2016

Drive in conference

NASPA Region III VA SGA Drive-in Workshop, February 27, 2016

Advocacy Day

Advocacy Day, February 10, 2016

Virginia 21 Meeting with State-Senator Benton Chafin
President Colby Bender and Secretary of Legislative Affairs Nick Thayer pose with State Senator Chafin

President Colby Bender and Secretary of Legislative Affairs Nick Thayer met with State Senator Benton Chafin in Richmond, VA to dicuss higher education, February 2, 2016

Fall 2015

ASGA Confrence
Past-President Colby Bender, Chief Activities Officer Victoria Crespo, and Chief of Staff Leanna Mattson attend the 2015 ASGA Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

American Student Government Association Conference, November 13-15, 2015

state of the student body
University President Penelope Kyle and Student Body President Colby Bender address the crowd at State of the Student Body.

State of the Student Body, October 13, 2015

banquet 2015

SGA Fall Banquet, August 2015

Fear 2 Freedom Walk (1)
SGA members pose with President Kyle and Fear 2 Freedom Founder, Rosemary Trible

Fear 2 Freedom Event, November 10, 2015

SGA Safety Week
Senators Chai Fuller and Alan Ward pose with Chief Goodman

Be Safe Week October 19-23, 2015

Trunk or Treat 2015

Alpha Phi Omega's Trunk or Treat, October 31, 2015

Fear 2 Freedom

Fear 2 Freedom Event, November 10, 2015

Trunk or Treat 2015

Alpha Phi Omega's Trunk or Treat, October 31, 2015