Who we are

University Relations is comprised of writers, designers, photographers, videographers, digital strategists, creatives, and leaders who work to collaboratively advance the brand of Radford University through marketing, communications, media engagement, digital and creative services. Our team members have strong educational backgrounds paired with significant industry and higher education experience. We are aligned in our excitement to share the Radford University story and brand in a way that advances the critical and influential work of our institution.

Our Top Priorities 

  • Share the Radford University brand across campus, within the local community, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and beyond.
  • Promote the achievements of the students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
  • Directly support admissions, advancement, and alumni relations efforts.
  • Engage with internal stakeholders from the Radford University family to support their marketing, communications, media, and creative services needs.
  • Implement and advance relevant initiatives as outlined in the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan.

Latest News

  1. Academic Success Center encourages students to succeed, persist and engage »

    6/23/2020

    A new center on campus will help students navigate their education experience more easily. 

  2. Radford University English professor establishes trail litter pick-up program »

    6/22/2020

    Radford University Professor of English Justin Askins, Ph.D., established The 500 Club as a way to unite a community of people willing to do their share to keep hiking trails clean and preserve the Earth’s natural beauty.

  3. Board of Visitors hold virtual quarterly meeting »

    6/17/2020

    The Radford University Board of Visitors met virtually for their quarterly meeting on Friday, June 12, 2020.

  4. President Hemphill surprises students over Zoom »

    6/15/2020

    Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., made several guest appearances in Zoom classrooms throughout the Spring 2020 semester, as a creative and meaningful effort to stay connected and engaged with students during their absence from campus.

  5. Radford University adopts resolution to develop budget reduction strategies »

    6/12/2020

    The Radford University Board of Visitors held its annual meeting and adopted a resolution regarding the development of budget reduction strategies following information and directives issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

  6. Davis College of Business and Economics provides grants to Radford University faculty for interdisciplinary course development in social and ethical leadership »

    6/10/2020

    Radford University’s Davis College of Business and Economics recently awarded grants to four University faculty members for the purpose of developing and offering interdisciplinary courses geared toward social and ethical leadership.

  7. Radford University hosts premiere fitness expo for students and staff throughout the southeast »

    6/10/2020

    The expo allowed fitness professionals and students from 32 different universities to learn new skills and keep up to date on the latest fitness trends. 

  8. Radford nursing ranks in top three programs in Virginia by registerednursing.org »

    6/9/2020

    Radford University’s School of Nursing has been ranked the third best in Virginia by registerednursing.org. Also featured on the list were Radford nursing programs at the Roanoke Higher Education Center and Radford University Carilion’s Nursing programs.

  9. Radford University students and faculty makes competition one for the history books »

    6/5/2020

    The Virginia History Day regional competition held by Radford University this April was unlike any other hosted in previous years. Then again, historians will tell you that 2020 is unlike any year we have lived through in the past century.

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