News and Events

  1. Highlanders begin ‘a new chapter’ as the university holds Spring Commencement 2024 ceremonies »


    Radford University held Spring Commencement ceremonies May 3-4, 2024, awarding degrees to 1,398 undergraduate and graduate students.

  2. Highlanders in the News: Week of April 22, 2024 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Graduate student Genevieve Weaver is already earning accolades for her teaching; Geoffrey Preudhomme ’19 reports to the president; lighting designer Rebecca Montero ’05 gets a curtain call; and country music sensation Morgan Wade, a 2017 graduate of what is now Radford University Carilion, is headed back to The Harvester.

  3. Radford University’s Board of Visitors votes to set tuition and fees for 2024-25 academic year »


    In its March quarterly meetings, the Radford University Board of Visitors voted to authorize a 1.5% tuition increase for all undergraduate students, a 3% increase for all graduate students and a mandatory comprehensive fee increase of 3.59% for the 2024-25 academic year. 

  4. Highlanders in the News: Week of February 12, 2024 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: ESPN star Marty Smith ’98 drops in on the “Dale Jr. Download” podcast for an extended chat that revisits his formative years at Radford; artist, teacher and photographer Heather Renee, M.F.A. ’21, kicks off a new exhibit of digital photography; Recreation and Wellness Director D.J. Preston talks shop on the Campus Rec podcast; and Evan Jacobson, M.A. ’95, discusses his life behind a drumkit. 

  5. Online bachelor's and master's programs win U.S. News accolades »


    Radford University’s online programs for undergraduate and graduate students continue to garner recognition from U.S. News & World Report. The prestigious media company, known for its influential rankings of America’s best colleges and universities, included Radford in its listing of Best Online Bachelor’s Degree programs and Best Online Master of Education programs.

  6. 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.

  7. Highlanders in the News: Week of Dec. 18, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Self-starter Stacey Price ’99, M.S. ’01, adds another link to her growing entrepreneurial chain; and Roanoke social worker Danielle Austin-Johnson, ’13, M.S. ’18, lends her profile to a local work of art. 

  8. Winter Commencement 2023: Overcoming challenges made graduates more resilient »


    “Resilience … is a journey,” healthcare executive and keynote speaker Susan Carroll ‘96 told crowds during Radford University's winter graduation ceremonies Dec 7-9. “It is about facing life’s storms and emerging stronger. It’s not merely surviving challenges, but learning, growing and thriving through them.”

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Dec. 4, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce President Brenell Thomas M.S. ’23 is a new graduate and also the center of a recent profile and Q&A; Junior Kyndall Stanley gets a shout-out for her stellar work on the softball field; and journalist Dutchie Mirolli ’94 deepens her long ties to covering Virginia news.

  10. Radford University Launches Provisional to Professional Pathway for Provisionally Licensed K-12 Teachers in Virginia »


    To create a convenient way for Virginia teachers with provisional licensure to earn full credentials, Radford University is launching the Provisional to Professional Pathway project beginning Dec. 1.