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2019 Spring Commencement Video

Radford University conferred 1,903 undergraduate and graduate degrees as part of Spring 2019 Commencement. Congratulations to the class of 2019!

Your Highlander Spirit will serve you well in the next chapter of your life. It's just one of the things that make Radford University so special."

Mark Lawrence

Rector, Board of Visitors

My ask of you is that you continue to have the same curiosity, the fun-seeking attitude, the same openness to learning, the same desire for friendship and comradery.”

Randall J. “R.J.” Kirk

Radford University Alumnus

Conner Philson's Reason

Conner Philson

From publishing his undergraduate research as lead author to traveling through the Amazon Rainforest, first generation student Conner Philson '19 has taken full advantage of the opportunities at Radford University. Watch him tell his Radford story.

Qourtasia Watson's Reason

Qourtasia Watson

Qourtasia Watson ‘17, ‘19, was drawn to Radford University as a first-generation student in search of a career path that felt authentic to her. She loved the close-knit community and the faculty’s student-centered approach to teaching, and felt comfortable sharing her anxieties about her future with her professors. Read more about her Radford story.