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. Veteran, first-generation student set to graduate »

    12/11/2019

    The page is being turned to a new chapter as Juan Martinez ’19, a student veteran from Bath, Michigan, is graduating this December and set to join the Blacksburg Police Department in January 2020.

  2. Radford University earns STARS silver rating for campus sustainability practices »

    12/11/2019

    Radford University’s campus sustainability initiatives have received a green thumbs up!

     

  3. Yesun-Erdene Jugdersuren: A goal and a dream »

    12/10/2019

    When she was 8 years old, Yesun came to the United States from Mongolia at the behest of her mother, who was completing her studies at Johns Hopkins University. Gradually, she came to call the metro-D.C. area home. Now, Yesun is becoming a proud Radford alumna.

  4. Alumni honored for their dedication, service and achievement »

    12/10/2019

    Shortly after the 2019 State of the University Address, Radford University alumni gathered in the Davis College of Business and Economics for a lunch celebrating the tireless work of the alumni volunteers and their on-going efforts to grow the Radford family.

  5. Preserving their stories: Students document, share local veterans’ stories with the Library of Congress »

    12/9/2019

    The Communication of Commemoration course documented local veterans’ stories as part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project initiative.

  6. Katie Ikenberry: A positive passion for the field of nursing and the value of service »

    12/9/2019

    Katie Ikenberry ‘20 believes you have to be honest with yourself about what you want, stop comparing yourself to others and take the initiative to make a change. This spring, that belief will result in her Nursing degree at RUC.

  7. Doctor of Health Sciences students and alumni dedicated to excellence »

    12/9/2019

    Doctor of Health Sciences students and alumni are  showing how an RUC education empowers success by supporting discovery and the pursuit of excellence.

  8. Philosophy professor selected as editor for major Oxford University Press publication »

    12/9/2019

    Oxford University Press recently selected Radford University Professor of Philosophy Steven Fesmire, Ph.D., as editor of “The Oxford Handbook of Dewey,” published in October 2019.

  9. Radford University senior cadet ranked ninth nationally »

    12/9/2019

    Radford University senior cadet Jordan Chittick was recently ranked the ninth-best cadet in the nation.

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