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. Radford University recognizes local law enforcement with Excellence in Policing Award  »

    11/16/2020

    Chief Scott C. Booth of the Danville Police Department is the Radford University Center for Police Practice, Policy and Research’s 2020 Excellence in Policing award recipient. The annual award is given to a current sworn police officer, supervisor, commander or executive who is a leader in his or her agency and has been a champion for implementing innovative strategies that bring about change and improve policing. 

  2. For the 11th consecutive year, Radford University is among the top ‘green campuses’ in the United States  »

    11/2/2020

    The Princeton Review has again recognized Radford University’s commitment to sustainable practices by including the University in its annual guide to green campuses.

  3. Virtual Election Day Panel featuring political experts planned for November 3  »

    11/2/2020

    A special Election Day Panel will be held virtually on November 3, featuring professors from the departments of communication and political science.

  4. Upcoming events to celebrate academic success and encourage enrollment »

    11/2/2020

    Two events in November will recognize the academic achievements of the newest members of the Radford family, the Class of 2024, while encouraging all Highlanders to continue their education at Radford University.

  5. Trio of faculty air expertise on With Good Reason »

    10/30/2020

    Radford University Professor of History Matthew Oyos, Ph.D., will be a guest on the “With Good Reason” public radio program to talk about how President Theodore Roosevelt transformed and modernized the United States military to accommodate America’s growing interests around the world. Two other Radford University faculty members also appeared on the public radio program in October.

  6. Grad student Terrance Shepherd plays for Alicia Keys on Instagram Live »

    10/26/2020

    It took Terrance Shepherd 14 years to get his first keyboard. But it took him less than 10 seconds to knock the socks off a musical legend over Instagram Live. 

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