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. Sinclair Constantine Allen: A moment worth waiting for »

    12/12/2019

    Sinclair Constantine Allen ‘19, of Haymarket, Virginia, stood on the stage as Colonel Paul Mele officiated his commissioning ceremony. Sinclair soaked in that special moment and reflected on what it took to arrive at that landmark occasion.

  2. Highlanders bring holiday cheer to Roanoke Symphony Orchestra »

    12/12/2019

    The Highlanders Pipes and Drums joined the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and over 250 performers onstage for the annual Holiday Pops Spectacular with over two hours of holiday favorites, carols and original material.

  3. Veteran, first-generation student set to graduate »

    12/11/2019

    The page is being turned to a new chapter as Juan Martinez ’19, a student veteran from Bath, Michigan, is graduating this December and set to join the Blacksburg Police Department in January 2020.

  4. Radford University earns STARS silver rating for campus sustainability practices »

    12/11/2019

    Radford University’s campus sustainability initiatives have received a green thumbs up!

     

  5. Occupational Therapy Assistant students present assistive technology construction case studies »

    12/11/2019

    Occupational Therapy Assistant students developed assistive technology devices created to help patients complete everyday tasks—a fun, meaningful opportunity to apply their education concepts through a simulated challenge.

  6. Yesun-Erdene Jugdersuren: A goal and a dream »

    12/10/2019

    When she was 8 years old, Yesun came to the United States from Mongolia at the behest of her mother, who was completing her studies at Johns Hopkins University. Gradually, she came to call the metro-D.C. area home. Now, Yesun is becoming a proud Radford alumna.

  7. Alumni honored for their dedication, service and achievement »

    12/10/2019

    Shortly after the 2019 State of the University Address, Radford University alumni gathered in the Davis College of Business and Economics for a lunch celebrating the tireless work of the alumni volunteers and their on-going efforts to grow the Radford family.

  8. Preserving their stories: Students document, share local veterans’ stories with the Library of Congress »

    12/9/2019

    The Communication of Commemoration course documented local veterans’ stories as part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project initiative.

  9. Katie Ikenberry: A positive passion for the field of nursing and the value of service »

    12/9/2019

    Katie Ikenberry ‘20 believes you have to be honest with yourself about what you want, stop comparing yourself to others and take the initiative to make a change. This spring, that belief will result in her Nursing degree at RUC.

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