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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. Students present research on socio-cultural identity’s effect on musical distaste »

    10/10/2017

    Two Radford University Music Therapy students presented their research on personal identity influencing personal music preferences, “The Effect of Socio-Cultural Identity on Musical Distaste,” in London from Sept. 11-17.

  2. Department of Dance presents Fall Dance Fest »

    10/4/2017

    The Department of Dance is presenting Fall Dance Fest over Homecoming Weekend, showcasing the artistic talents of Radford University faculty and students.

  3. Incoming CVPA students create one-of-a-kind artwork »

    10/3/2017

    New students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) participated in a community learning experience to kick off the new academic year.

  4. Design to host Fall Fashion Show »

    10/2/2017

    The Department of Design is hosting a Fall Fashion Show that highlights the creative talents of Radford University students.

  5. Criminal Justice simulator, dance among media highlights »

    10/2/2017

    The Department of Criminal Justice, the School of Communication and the Department of Dance are featured in the media.