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Design News from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
Five students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will have their artwork featured in an upcoming exhibit at the Floyd Center for the Arts titled “New Voice.”
Teaching the arts during a pandemic has presented a variety of challenges for the College of Visual and Performing Arts. However, innovative members of our artistic community have developed creative, effective ways to ensure that students are receiving a quality educational experience during these extraordinary times.
As internships became scarce due to coronavirus disruptions, the Department of Design created a one-credit mentorship class where students would interact with a team of working professionals to network and learn about job-hunting best practices.
Radford University’s Department of Design was recently reaccredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). This marks the third consecutive time that the program has been reaccredited by the organization.
Rebecca Dias joined the fashion design program as an assistant professor in the fall of 2019 and is excited about her future with the university.
News from University Relations
Radford University interior design student Karizma Woods has been named to the “Future 100” list in Metropolis Magazine, a highly respected trade publication focusing on architecture and design.
Despite the challenges of working together during a global pandemic, a recent collaboration among Radford University’s School of Nursing and graphic design program with Carilion Clinic and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) has produced new resources to help children participate in their care—which in turn may lead to a better hospital experience and aid in their recovery.
Built on the successful tradition of already-established research events, the inaugural Winter CARD program gave students an opportunity in early December to share their work and research with fellow students, as well as faculty and staff.
Lilie Price is willing to go far afield for experiences that will help achieve her goal of being a designer in the hospitality industry.
Nakia Shelton, a design thinking graduate student, was selected as a Design Management Institute student essay winner and was invited to attend the 2018 Design Leadership Conference in Boston in early October.
Radford University students and faculty appeared on various media outlets over the past week.
Radford University senior Mashail Alghamdi was featured on two media outlets about her historic appearance at New York Fashion Week and Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Luke William Hunt was featured on a radio show.
Radford University’s Interior Design program was named the 13th Most Admired School for the 2018-19 academic year by Design Intelligence.
Under the bright lights, senior Mashail Alghamdi’s fashion collection shined at Couture Fashion Week and ASC Fashion Week.
From a young age, Destiny Howard ’16 knew what she wanted to become: a fashion designer. Now – after owning her own business – she landed on fashion’s biggest stage and displayed her collection at Society Fashion Week at New York Fashion Week.