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 improves and adds ranking in U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges listing »

    9/13/2021

    Radford University’s strong academic tradition and commitment to student success continue to garner recognition in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges report.

  2. Radford pair plays an engaging game of cornhole »

    9/3/2021

    If love is blind, as the saying goes, it probably doesn’t care much about romantic settings. Moonlit gardens on enchanted evenings may be nice, but you’re just as likely to find true love over a game of cornhole. Just ask Duncan Sandoz ’20 and Leah Stepp ’21.

  3. Academic Leadership Fellows Program »

    9/3/2021

    Radford University announced the first faculty appointments to the Academic Leadership Fellows (AL Fellows) program on Sept. 3.

  4. New Highlanders come together at main campus and RUC convocations »

    8/31/2021

    Radford University welcome freshman and transfer students to main campus and RUC with new student convocations.

  5. Gifted students explore the arts in Radford’s Residential Governor’s School »

    8/31/2021

    Radford University hosted its annual Residential Governor’s School for Visual & Performing Arts and Humanities this summer, giving 250 high school students a taste of the college life in a four-week curriculum of cross-disciplinary classes and activities.

  6. Students get down to business as fall semester begins »

    8/30/2021

    Radford University comes to life with the arrival of students and the first week of classes for the fall 2021 semester.

  7. Fall Convocation ceremony opens new academic year for faculty and staff »

    8/27/2021

    Radford University opened the new academic year with the annual fall convocation on the University’s main campus, Aug. 19, 2021.

  8. Three Radford University Carilion online programs ranked in the top five nationwide »

    8/27/2021

    Three Radford University Carilion online healthcare leadership programs have been ranked as some of the best in the nation by Academic Influence, a company that uses artificial intelligence to arrive at its various rankings.

  9. Binuk Samarasinghe: Biomedical science student aims to alleviate human suffering »

    8/27/2021

    Binuk Samarasinghe says the RUC biomedical science program offers him versatility. As he works toward his goal of becoming a physician, the program gives him the opportunity to conduct important healthcare-related research that can improve the lives of patients around the world.  

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