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.
A new center on campus will help students navigate their education experience more easily.
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.
The Radford University Board of Visitors met virtually for their quarterly meeting on Friday, June 12, 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.
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.
Davis College of Business and Economics provides grants to Radford University faculty for interdisciplinary course development in social and ethical leadership »
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.
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.
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.
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.