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. Want to improve analytical and decision-making skills? Study economics »

    8/19/2019

    Economics courses not only increase students’ knowledge of the subject, but also improve their analytical skills and problem-solving abilities, according to a recent study by Radford University Economics Professor Seife Dendir, Ph.D.

  2. Economics Teachers Conference is ‘the greatest conference’ »

    8/16/2019

    The Radford University Economics Teachers conference is designed to provide Virginia middle and high school business, economics and personal finance teachers an opportunity to explore topics in economic theory that are essential for students to learn before they enter college or and the workforce.

  3. English professor talks climate change on public radio program »

    8/8/2019

    Radford University Professor of English Rick Van Noy, Ph.D., will discuss his latest book, “Sudden Spring: Stories of Adaptation in a Climate-Changed South,” on the With Good Reason public radio program. The professor’s interview will air Aug. 10-16 on more than 100 stations across the United States. Programs are available as podcasts at withgoodreasonradio.org.

  4. Student takes RARE opportunity to work first-hand with school children in Peru »

    8/8/2019

    When Pennington heard about the Radford Amazonian Research Expedition program at Radford University, she knew that was a way for her to get first-hand research experience.  

  5. Radford Highlanders Festival returns to campus on October 12 »

    8/8/2019

    For the 23rd Radford Highlanders Festival on Oct. 12, the skirl of bagpipes will emanate from the campus of Radford University. Join thousands of people to experience excitement, fun, games and food, all in celebration of the regions’ Scots-Irish heritage.

  6. Greg Capps: Dedication to service and education »

    8/2/2019

    Greg Capps ’19 never thought he would attend college growing up. He ended up the top scholar for both economics and philosophy for the 2018-2019 academic year and is attending law school this fall.

  7. The Radford experience gives confidence, drive, ambition for alumni in Northern Virginia »

    7/31/2019

    The Highlander Family Tour visited eight locations from Northern Virginia to Atlanta, Georgia reconnecting alumni and spreading the good news about Radford’s mission to be the premier, innovative, student-centered university in the Commonwealth.

  8. Apollo 11 celebration proves a stellar success »

    7/31/2019

    About 1,000 visitors to the Center for the Sciences enjoyed activities for all ages to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon on July 20.

  9. Virginia Beach alumni credit Radford University for successes during Highlander Family Tour »

    7/31/2019

    Alumni and friends enjoyed ocean views in Virginia Beach, while being treated to cool treats and engaging conversations with fellow Highlanders during the Highlander Family Tour.

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