Leadership & Honors/Mentorship

Alpha Phi Alpha

All chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha take great pride in being a part of this organization which holds the slogan of being, FIRST OF ALL, SERVANTS OF ALL, and WE SHALL TRANSCEND ALL!

Alpha Phi Omega

Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-educational service fraternity founded on the principles of Leadership, Friendship, and Service. It provides its members the opportunity to develop leadership skills as they volunteer on their campus, in their community, for the nation, and to the organization. Here at Radford University, the Alpha Beta Zeta chapter volunteers mainly in the New River Valley and Roanoke area.

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is an accounting and finance honors society. Our mission is to promote the study and practice of professional fields related to these disciplines, and recognize outstanding academic achievements. We provide opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing financial professionals.

Black Leaders Attaining Careers

Black Leaders Attaining Careers goal is to promote academic achievement for minorities, to enhance and develop one's leadership skills, to prepare students for life outside of the university and post academia.

CHBS Student Ambassadors (College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences)

CHBS Ambassadors are advocates for the college to members of the campus community, future students and alumni. They represent a diversity of CHBS departments and programs. Ambassadors are expected to attend the CHBS Advisory Board welcoming, aid in commencement ceremonies, escort CHBS dignitaries to receptions, and participate in off-campus recruitment during the week of Spring Break and additional duties as assigned.

Circle K International

Circle K international (CKI) is an international organization; there are clubs all over the world. We are part of Kiwanis international and a brother/sister club to Key Club. We are devoted to Service, Fellowship and Leadership.

Citizen Leader

Student leadership experience that offers resume boosting, development of a digital identity, graduation distinction, development of critical thinking skills, civic engagement exploration, and development of leadership skills through a combination of coursework, co-curricular activities, and classroom and beyond student projects.

College of Education and Human Development Student Ambassadors

The Student Ambassadors will cordially represent the undergraduate College of Education & Human Development for Radford University. Undergraduate student representatives from Health and Human Performance, Nutrition, Athletic Training, Recreation, Parks & Tourism, and School of Teacher Education and Leadership will provide a student perspective to prospective students and their families while working with the Advising Center staff to answer general questions.

College of Visual and Performing Arts Ambassadors

The College of Visual and Performing Arts Ambassadors are an elite group of selected students, who represent the college at events and work to promote the arts. CVPA Ambassadors are campus leaders who act as liaisons communicating the talents within the college to the rest of campus and to potential new students. They strive to advocate for the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Radford University, and the importance of an education in the arts.

Crossroads (Leadership Development)

Crossroads is a leadership development journey, customizable to your personal goals and interests. The program includes two paths: Social Change Leadership & Personal Leadership. You may complete just one path, or you can complete both paths if you choose. If you are interested in learning more about this program, please complete the Crossroads Sign-Up Form and attend one of the Crossroads Overview workshops for an overview of the program. Depending on what certificate you’re doing these are the workshops below for the Social Change and Personal Leadership Certificates.

Davis College Ambassadors

Vision Statement: “To professionally represent Radford University while fostering academic excellence, promoting leadership, and developing future business leaders” Mission Statement: “To share the Radford University experience with prospective students, families, and the community, while providing professional development and leadership opportunities to current students."

Kappa Delta Pi (Education)

Kappa Delta Pi is an International Honors Society for educators.

Ladies of Leadership

The purpose of the mentorship program Ladies of Leadership will be to establish the pathway that connects the women on the campus of Radford University. We plan to not only help lead our mentees to success, but also our mentors by providing an encouraging and supportive environment for growth academically, professionally, and holistically.

Men of Standards

Men of Standards is a support group for males on Radford Universities campus, we assist each other in achieving excellence inside and outside of the classroom. Men of Standards have a passion for educating males to become strong prominent leaders who will make an impact on society. We continuously work to improve our standards so that we represent to the most appropriate and highest value to our peers. We thrive on the energy generated from collaboration amongst members and fellow campus organizations to produce quality men that will make a lasting impact, not just a day long impression.

Model United Nations

Radford-MUN is a student-run organization, focused on developing the next generation of leaders. Radford- MUN will enhance your leadership, public speaking, and writing skills through competitive diplomacy. Our organization participates in mock diplomatic conferences ranging from regional to United Nations level events. As a delegate of Radford-MUN you will take on the role of a diplomat from a selected nation, representing your state within a designated committee. In the weeks before a conference, delegates will first present a written position paper from their nations perspective on two exciting issues. Finally, delegations will congregate to debate committee topics to achieve their state objectives.

Mu Phi Epsilon (Music)

Mu Phi Epsilon is a coeducational, professional music fraternity whose mission is to advance music in the community, nation, and throughout the world, to promote musicianship, scholarship, therapy, and education, with emphasis on service through music, and to enhance loyalty to the Alma Mater and develop true bonds of friendship. Mu Phi Epsilon provides an incredible opportunity to serve your campus and your community, to further your musical education, to enrich your college experience, and to create bonds that can last throughout a lifetime. We are a Phamily and we would love for you to be a part of it!

National Residence Hall Honorary

NRHH strives to recognize the top 1% of on-campus student leaders. The two core values of NRHH are recognition and service. Students must be nominated for membership into NRHH.

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is not your average honors organization. We recognize academic achievement and provide opportunities for members to develop leadership skills. Members positively change their campuses and communities by participating in service activities as they prepare for future endeavors like internships, graduate school, and careers. Along the way, members often make valuable connections with fellow high-achieving students. This involvement can make college a more rewarding experience.

Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity

Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity takes the best attributes from an honor society, a service group and a social organization and blends them into one organization unique from all others. Phi Sigma Pi is the premier National Honor Fraternity in existence. We are major inclusive, gender-inclusive, and take pride in our overall diversity. Phi Sigma Pi at Radford will offer you lifelong friendships, opportunities, and connections. We encourage and emphasize our three ideals of 1)scholarship 2)leadership and 3)fellowship. No matter who you are, there is a place for you in our chapter of Phi Sigma Pi.

Presidents’ Council

This group is intended to serve as a forum to promote collaboration and support among clubs on campus.

RU Ambassadors

The Radford University Ambassadors (RUA) was founded in 1979 and it is a leadership organization that serves as a link between students and alumni. As an Ambassador, you will be a leader on campus and will have the opportunity to help with special events for the President’s Office, Commencement, Radford City and various events on campus.

Student Involvement Leadership Organization

We are dedicated to ensuring that Department of Student Involvement student employees are receiving the most from their employment with the department by acting as a liaison between the student employees and the department's faculty. We have instituted Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year awards, created campus wide events, attended professional conferences, and have orchestrated an end of the year banquet for Student Involvement employees among many other programs.