News and Events

  1. Radford health sciences grad plans to use her degree for career versatility »


    Abigail Ray ’23 always knew she wanted to work in a medical field, but she was also interested in a versatile  career that would allow her to explore the many specialties that healthcare offers. Enter the Bachelor of Science in health sciences at Radford University at Carilion in Roanoke.

  2. Highlander Highlights: Week of January 22, 2024 »


    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty.

  3. Highlanders in the News: Week of January 15, 2024 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Find out which six Radford alums were chosen for spots this year on The Roanoker magazine’s “40 Under 40” list of outstanding young local professionals; and longtime lawmen Robby Richardson ’06 and Mark Embrey ’99 now wear the sheriff’s stars in their respective counties.

  4. Medical laboratory science program students participate in Cell Bowl »


    This fall, students in the Medical Laboratory Science program at Radford University Carilion in Roanoke participated in the Cell Bowl, a nationwide competition between medical laboratory science and medical laboratory technician programs.

  5. Interprofessional case study activity encourages Waldron College students to collaborate »


    Students from the nursing, occupational therapy, social work and communication sciences and disorders programs gathered to participate in the fall 2023 Waldron College of Health and Human Services interprofessional case study activity on Nov. 3. The activity gives students the chance to interact and learn from one another, expanding their knowledge about the duties of each member of their teams as well as the resources available to them through their colleagues. 


  6. Healthcare administration student Mackenzie Hayden awarded Upsilon Phi Delta Scholarship »


    Within her program, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration student Mackenzie Hayden has been widely recognized as a rising star. Now, she's earning accolades externally. Recently, the Association of University Programs in Health Administration named her a 2023 Upsilon Phi Delta Society Scholarship recipient.

  7. University president’s 2023 homecoming address defines his central goals for next two years  »


    President Bret Danilowicz put forth his two-year plan in the Bondurant Auditorium on Oct. 20. The primary components of his strategy include defining Radford’s distinctive nature, driving regional economic development, stabilizing student enrollment and repositioning resources.  

  8. RUC nursing programs moving to RHEC ahead of spring 2024 semester »


    The nursing programs at Radford University Carilion in Roanoke will be moving from Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital to the Roanoke Higher Education Center (RHEC) in December 2023. Nursing students will begin classes at RHEC in January 2024 at the beginning of the spring semester.

  9. During Fall Move-In, Radford’s campuses came alive with new arrivals, volunteers, warm welcomes »


    New and returning students reported for the upcoming semester across the third week of August, a process that, by all accounts, moved smoothly. It was facilitated by Highlander help, careful planning and special events. 

  10. Physician Assistant Faculty Luke Swatyzna Named 2023 Virginia PA of the Year »


    Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies (PA) Luke Swatzyna has been named the 2023 Virginia PA of the Year by the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants (VAPA). Swatzyna, who is also a 2011 graduate of the PA program, accepted the award at the VAPA state conference in Virginia Beach in July.