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 partners with 1901 Group to enhance tech talent pipeline »

    2/19/2019

    A recent industry partnership with 1901 Group, a thriving cybersecurity and cloud technologies company, has enabled students in Radford University’s Department of Information Technology to gain valuable experience and skillsets in one of the Commonwealth’s fastest-growing and in-demand job markets.

     

  2. A sign of student-faculty collaboration »

    2/19/2019

    The Radford University Tree Ring Lab needed a new sign. Enter Nick Francis, a freshman from Troutville. Working with his research mentor Dr. Stockton Maxwell, he created a unique and clever door plaque using the Makerspace in Peery Hall.

  3. Run by the river in the Highlander Half & 5K, set for April 27 »

    2/19/2019

    Lace up the running shoes (or walking shoes) for a picturesque run through the city of Radford that takes you through town, Radford University’s campus and by the river.

  4. Radford University faculty member receives Commonwealth of Virginia’s top award for teaching excellence »

    2/18/2019

    Radford University Mathematics and Statistics Professor Agida Manizade is a recipient of the 2019 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) Outstanding Faculty Awards. The Outstanding Faculty Awards are the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities.

  5. Board of Visitors hold Feb. 7-8 quarterly meeting »

    2/18/2019

    The Radford University Board of Visitors convened on Feb. 7-8 for its quarterly meeting in the Mary Ann Jennings Hovis Memorial Board Room.

     

  6. Radford University announces inaugural Presidential Fellow »

    2/18/2019

    Assistant Professor of English Amy Rubens has been named Radford University’s inaugural Presidential Fellow.

  7. 'What is it like to be a champion?' »

    2/14/2019

    Radford University Men’s Basketball player Carlik Jones recently had an opportunity to share his experiences from the 2018 Big South Tournament and the subsequent NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, also known as “The Big Dance."

  8. Redrawing boundaries - Radford hosts VACAS conference  »

    2/14/2019

    Radford University’s School of Communication will host the Virginia Association of Communication Arts and Sciences (VACAS) conference, called “Redrawing Boundaries,” on March 29-30, 2019.

  9. Women’s basketball player shows what it means to be a Highlander »

    2/13/2019

    Student-athlete Sydney Nunley regularly hears that from the Women’s Basketball coaching staff. At a towering 6’4”, Nunley is proud of every inch and is described by those who know her as a “big teddy bear.” Warm and engaging, she is motivated by a deep-rooted belief in the power of a team.

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