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. Collaborating to Help Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Patients  »

    12/16/2020

    Despite the challenges of working together during a global pandemic, a recent collaboration among Radford University’s School of Nursing and graphic design program with Carilion Clinic and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) has produced new resources to help children participate in their care—which in turn may lead to a better hospital experience and aid in their recovery.

  2. Andrew Lewis: A Lifelong Journey to Learning »

    12/14/2020

    For Radford University Carilion student Andrew Lewis, his fascination with all things “creepy-crawly” began in elementary school and has led to his education in the Medical Laboratory Science program.

  3. Board of Visitors members hold final series of meetings for 2020 »

    12/14/2020

    The Radford University Board of Visitors convened December 3-4, 2020, in the Davis College of Business and Economics for its last quarterly meeting of the year.

  4. Radford University Professor of English receives Virginia’s top award for excellence in teaching »

    12/10/2020

    Radford University Professor of English Jolanta Wawrzycka, Ph.D., is among a select group of recipients of the prestigious 2021 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) Outstanding Faculty Award. The annual award recognizes superior accomplishments in teaching, research and public service and is the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities.

  5. Staying Healthy This Fall and Winter: Tips from Public Health Experts »

    12/9/2020

    Faculty in our Public Health program have tips for how you can stay healthy this fall and winter!

  6. President Hemphill signs Carbon Commitment by reaffirming Radford University’s long-standing focus »

    12/8/2020

    Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., signed the Carbon Commitment in November, reaffirming Radford University’s long-standing focus on reaching carbon neutrality and promoting campus-wide sustainability. 

  7. President Hemphill delivers virtual State of the University Address »

    12/8/2020

    Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., delivered his fourth annual State of the University Address on November 13, 2020. The address was presented in a virtual platform, which has become a staple of our campus and our society. 

  8. Lauren Singley: Accelerating a Dream »

    12/7/2020

    Lauren Singley, a student in the Radford University Carilion Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, said that through the COVID-19 global pandemic, she and her classmates learned to adapt to the challenges they were presented with, just as nurses do in their everyday profession.

  9. World Food Day virtual panel discussion focuses on food insecurity »

    12/2/2020

    Radford University students and faculty members joined virtually with community members on October 15 to observe World Food Day 2020 with a panel discussion centered on local food production and provision during a global health pandemic.

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