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. A Spotlight on Alumni impact during Highlander Family Tour in Roanoke »

    6/25/2019

    Radford University family and friends had a picturesque and panoramic view of Roanoke, Virginia from The Penthouse at Center in the Square during the fifth Highlander Family Tour event held on June 11, 2019.

  2. Calling all Highlanders: sign up to become a Highlander Hauler today! »

    6/21/2019

    Each fall, students, faculty and staff dedicate their time and service to welcome the newest members of the Radford University family.

     

  3. Novel methods for incorporating sustainability into curriculum »

    6/21/2019

    Workshop introduces faculty to methods toward incorporating sustainability initiatives into their courses and communicating their importance to their students.

  4. ‘You just have to care:’ Joseph Shaver shows true Highlander resiliency  »

    6/20/2019

    While it has not always been easy and there have been trying circumstances, Joseph chooses to see positivity in his experiences.  “It has a bit of a happy ending. All it takes is to care and be honest.”

  5. Radford University welcomes 77th session of Boys State to campus »

    6/18/2019

    Radford University welcomed more than 760 young men from across the Commonwealth to campus on June 16 for the 77th session of The American Legion Boys State of Virginia.

     

  6. Public-Private Partnership Enhances Healthcare Education as Radford University Carilion »

    6/17/2019

    The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has approved the merger of Jefferson College of Health Sciences into Radford University, thereby formally establishing Radford University Carilion (RUC), an educational site located in Roanoke, Virginia focused on the delivery of health sciences programming.

  7. Radford University welcomes new members of the Highlander family during Quest 2019 »

    6/14/2019

    Blue skies, big smiles and a sense of satisfaction marked the end of the first Quest session of summer 2019 at Radford University.

     

  8. Governor announces Radford University Board of Visitors appointments »

    6/14/2019

    Governor Ralph Northam recently announced the reappointment of two current members to the Radford University Board of Visitors and the appointment of one new member.

  9. DPT and MOT programs spotlighted by national online community »

    6/11/2019

    Two programs in the Waldron College of Health and Human Services (WCHHS) have earned recognition by HealthGrad.com as top programs in Virginia.

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