College of Visual & Performing Arts
- Davis College of Business and Economics
- College of Education and Human Development
- College of Graduate Studies and Research
- Waldron College of Health and Human Services
- College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
- Artis College of Science and Technology
- College of Visual and Performing Arts
- Other Offices and Departments
Find out why students love design at Radford University.
2022 Fall Fashion Show
Got a minute? Check out the the Fall Fashion Show. It was part of Family Weekend in 2022 with our models showing off student designed ensembles.
Be a part of the Design team at Radford University! We are a creative and award winning group of students and faculty sharing our passion.
Design at Radford University
Top 10 in the U.S. Design Intelligence
Award winning students and faculty
Access to professionals and field experiences
Student success is our focus
News & Events
Recently, three professors in the College of Visual and Performing Arts received small cash grants to aid in their classroom efforts.
September 19 was “International Talk Like a Pirate Day.” The Department of Design recognized it as an opportunity to host a creative and fun learning experience for first year students in Design 100.
A recent Radford graduate in Interior Design, Erica Campos (23), received the C-IDEA Design Award in the Architecture and Landscape category on September 3.
The College of Visual and Performing Arts celebrates the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s landmark concept album, Dark Side of the Moon, with a free live performance.
For a second year, DSN 100 students see thier work displayed at a national park.
Get to know Assistant Professor of Fashion Design, Jessica Pattison.
Radford Design 205 students tackle real world issues as they hone their skills.
Radford Design students see their work displayed at the New River Gorge National Park.
From University Relations
In fusing her love for artistic expression with her technological abilities, graphic design student Valerie Ray is already winning regional advertising awards and taking part in professional projects.
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.
This week in Highlanders in the News: Junior Brittiany Rorrer and seniors Valerie Ray and Emily Woods win acclaim for their graphic design work; Brenell Thomas will soon have to balance her graduate work with heading up her local chamber of commerce; and Assistant Professor of Accounting Robert Warren drills down on the dollars and cents in his recent report on a very specific type of financial crime.
Three Radford University Graphic Design majors took home "Addys" at the Western Virginia Advertising Awards in Roanoke. Seniors Valerie Ray and Emily Woods, and junior Britiany Rorrer, earned two Judges Choice Awards plus three Gold and three Silver awards between them in the student competition.
In the midst of completing his senior year, fashion design student Nay-Quan Bryan last fall discovered other daunting challenges he would have to face: A cancer diagnosis and chemotherapy.
Friends and colleagues celebrated the memory of Johann Norstedt, supporter of the arts at Radford University.