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News From Around The College

  1. Graphic design student achieves excellence and wins National Silver Student ADDY »

    12/8/2016

    This summer when Radford University senior graphic design student Paul Gartner found out he won a National Student Silver ADDY in the annual American Advertising Federation’s competition, he was calm and introspective.

  2. CVPA takes the Winesett Book Collecting Awards »

    12/8/2016

    Once Dean Steve Helm presented the final award of the 2016 Winesett Book Collecting Awards, as luck would have it, the top three winners have two things in common. They are all graduate students and are majoring in fields within the Radford University College of Visual and Performing Arts.

  3. The First Annual Student Graphic Design Show and Alumni Meet-and-Greet »

    11/30/2016

    The annual student graphic design show planning started with a move, a season change, and a twist. Radford University graphic design professors John O’Connor and Ken Smith wanted to find a way to bring together more students, alumni and community for the annual one night only student graphic design show. So, this semester they are shaking things up.

  4. A modern heroine, Junie B. comes to Radford University’s Theatre for Young Audiences »

    11/22/2016

    From the stalwart Joan of Arc to the keen Portia, dramatic heroines run the gamut from the lowly to the sublime. And Junie B. Jones, spunky first-grader known for her signature purple glasses, fits right into this grand company. Audiences of Radford University’s Theatre for Young Audiences’ production of “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells,” will see the beloved Junie B. and all her friends spring vividly to life when the play opens at Pridemore Playhouse in early December.

  5. “Follow Me in Merry Measure:” a re-envisioned Madrigal Dinner »

    11/22/2016

    Heard too many Christmas carols? The Radford University Choral Ensemble thinks not! And to show their holiday exuberance they present a re-envisioned 30th Annual Madrigal Dinner the first weekend in December.

  6. World Dance: A Cultural Collaboration  »

    11/17/2016

    Radford University Department of Dance is presenting “World Dance: A Cultural Collaboration,” an infusion of culturally intriguing folk dances Nov. 29, 2016, in Albig Studio Theatre, B112, Peters Hall on the Radford University campus. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is free to the general public. The cultural dances that are being performed are from the Dominican Republic, Germany, the Pacific Islands, China and Ireland.

  7. New scenery for “The Nutcracker” »

    11/2/2016

    It was spring 2015 at Radford University, but visions of sugarplum fairies danced in the minds of the School of Dance and Theatre faculty. They had come together discuss the 2014 “The Nutcracker.” And this is the story of the newly designed scenery.

  8. Pianist Martin Jones returns to Radford »

    11/2/2016

    Highly acclaimed British pianist Martin Jones will present a concert of new music by Claude Debussy, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and New England composers Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Covington Center for the Performing Arts at Radford University. Composers will speak about their works on the program in a pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m.

  9. “POEtry” in Motion: Porterfield Ensemble Premieres new work about Poe for 2016 tour »

    10/20/2016

    The familiar strains of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” will fill Radford University’s Pridemore Playhouse as Porterfield Ensemble presents the premiere of “Poe: Dark Genius, Troubled Life” October 27 and 28.

  10. “Flying Tigers: An Exhibition by Haoqin Gong” comes to Downtown Museum »

    10/13/2016

    Haoqin Gong’s aviation art captures the strong connection between the Chinese people and a special group of American pilots during WWII. His sepia, monochromatic paintings and drawings tell the story of the 1st American Volunteer Group of the Chinese Air Force, known as the Flying Tigers, and their relationship to China during 1941-42.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Student designs ad, runs in Roanoke Times »

    12/7/2016

    Sophomore merchandising design major Caitlin Kincaid created an advertisement for the local business Meg and Garrett’s, which ran in The Roanoke Times in November.

  2. Professor shapes metal, students »

    12/5/2016

    Associate Professor Alison Pack has an affinity for working with metals – and molded that passion into a career as a professor and a metalsmith. The exhibit runs until June 4, 2017.

  3. Highlanders to perform in Saigon, Bangkok »

    11/29/2016

    In December, Radford University students and faculty will fly to Vietnam and Thailand to perform in a series of guitar performances.

  4. Radford in the media »

    11/29/2016

    Radford University was featured in The Roanoke Times over the past week, covering a variety of topics.

  5. Fashion lands safely in nation’s capital  »

    11/21/2016

    High-flying fashion landed at Reagan National Airport this fall. The gallery exhibition was designed and developed by teams of Radford University students.