News and Events

There is always a lot of activity on a campus that is bustling with opportunities to learn, have fun and be engaged in Appalachian culture. Keep track of all the latest happenings in the Appalachian Regional and Rural Studies Center with our events calendar and news releases!

News Releases

  1. Burriss serving as Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center’s director of academic outreach »

    11/29/2017

    Radford University faculty member Theresa Burriss has been named director of Academic Outreach for the university at the Southwest Higher Education Center in Abingdon.

  2. Historic grant propels Radford University to national forefront »

    10/6/2017

    Radford University's IMPACT program was awarded a historic three-year, $13.8 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education’s Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Program. The grant began on Oct. 1 and runs through Sept. 30, 2020 and is the largest grant in the history of Radford University and boosts Radford’s annual grant funding by more than 50 percent in the first fiscal year.

  3. CEHD recognizes top students »

    5/23/2017

    The College of Education and Human Development recognized and honored many of its students during the college's ninth annual awards ceremony May 5 in the Bonnie Hurlburt Auditorium.

  4. Appalachian Awareness Day is coming to Radford University »

    1/30/2017

    A lineup of informative speakers and talented musicians will highlight Appalachian Awareness Day at Radford University on Friday, Feb. 10. The day-long event will be hosted in the university’s Bonnie Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium.