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. Fall Convocation 2020: A tradition, with a twist »

    9/21/2020

    President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., led the University’s annual Fall Convocation for faculty virtually. This long-standing tradition, historically held in an on-campus auditorium, was delivered this month via video.

  2. Radford University launches new Teacher Ambassador program in partnership with NASA »

    9/15/2020

    Radford University has partnered with NASA to launch a new yearlong virtual Teacher Ambassador program designed for secondary math educators to gain STEM-related skills to take back to their classrooms and disseminate to their students and colleagues. 

  3. Radford University recognized in latest college rankings from U.S. News & World Report »

    9/15/2020

    Radford University’s strong academic tradition and dedication to excellence continue to attract public recognition. In U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges report, released this week, Radford is ranked No. 14 among Top Public Schools – Regional Universities South.

  4. In a summer statistics course, Radford math education students become P-value all-stars  »

    9/14/2020

    An article in a popular and respected mathematics research journal touted 25 ways in which statisticians could misinterpret the definition of p-value. Miodrag Lovric, Ph. D., a career statistician and teacher with an astute sense of finding inaccuracies in statistics found the conceptual error in the author’s definition and challenged students in his summer statistics course to do the same.

  5. Kara Bowman: inspired to care for others »

    9/10/2020

    Kara Bowman, a senior in the biomedical science program at Radford University Carilion, has aspired to be a physician assistant since she was in seventh grade. It all started during a conversation with her mother.

  6. Esports is thriving at Radford, and beyond, thanks to Nick Sutton »

    9/9/2020

    Esports is the next big thing, and Radford University graduate Nick Sutton ’19 is leading the charge to bring the increasingly popular video game competition platform to the inter-collegiate ranks.

  7. Radford professor of mathematics leads team of researchers in publishing timely arguments concerning math instruction »

    9/8/2020

    A special issue of “Research in Mathematics Education” delves into the important and timely matter of mathematics teachers’ knowledge and measurements in place to determine the quality of math instruction in schools. Guiding the project from an editorial position was Radford University Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Agida Manizade, Ph.D. 

  8. Department of History resumes commemoration of 75th Anniversary of World War II  »

    9/8/2020

    “World War II 75th Anniversary Series: Experience and Legacy,” sponsored by the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS), McConnell Library and the Department of History, returns this semester with virtual access after being placed on hold during Spring 2020.

  9. With Zoom sessions, Alumni Relations keeps spirit of learning alive »

    9/7/2020

    Engaging alumni in a time of social distancing is a challenge, but the Radford University Alumni Association quickly developed a plan by creating the Highlander Wisdom series, a weekly series of free virtual workshops presented by Radford alumni who drew from their wide-ranging knowledge and expertise.

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