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. Now is the time to ‘Rise and Defend’ »

    3/31/2020

    As Radford University Head Softball Coach Hope Creasy's players face the unprecedented circumstances of our time, she hopes they will demonstrate the qualities of mental toughness, motivation and commitment to each other that have contributed to their success.

  2. U.S. News & World Report ranks six Radford University graduate programs »

    3/30/2020

    Six programs in Radford University’s College of Graduate Studies and Research are ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 edition of Best Graduate Schools, released earlier this month. 

  3. Highlanders Rise »

    3/26/2020

    Highlanders are able to push through fear and frustration to pursue their hopes and dreams, even in trying times. Our resiliency sustains us, and our responsiveness empowers us. The entire Radford family, both near and far, is demonstrating a tremendous amount of strength.

  4. Monitoring the Coronavirus »

    3/25/2020

    Radford University officials have been, and continue to, monitor COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus).  We are working diligently to provide informational resources and regular updates.  

  5. Faculty travel internationally to provide music therapy and speech-language pathology workshop »

    3/11/2020

    Corey Cassidy, Ph.D. and Patricia Winter, Ph.D. are planning travel to Finland, this summer to present a workshop at the International Society for Music Education Commission on Special Music Education and Music Therapy Conference.

  6. Family Nurse Practitioner graduates achieve perfect pass rate on national exams  »

    3/11/2020

    Graduates from the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) programs on the main campus in Radford and at Radford University Carilion (RUC) in Roanoke achieved a 100 percent pass rate on their national exams.

  7. Women in STEM panel discussion held at RUC »

    3/10/2020

    In recognition and celebration of Women’s History Month, a panel discussion featuring female educators and leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics was held at Radford University Carilion.

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