News & Events

Design News from the College of Visual and Performing Arts

  1. Design substitutes internships with mentor experience »

    6/25/2020

    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.

  2. Accreditation renewed for Department of Design »

    4/13/2020

    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.

  3. Dias brings new perspectives to Department of Design »

    9/16/2019

    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.

  4. Sun, moon shine on opening of alumna’s jewelry studio  »

    5/6/2019

    On April 27, 2019, Radford University alumna Brittany DeRafelle celebrated a milestone in her career; she opened her own jewelry and metalsmithing gallery in Richmond, Virginia.

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News from University Relations

  1. Winter CARD opens door for more student research presentation opportunities »

    12/13/2019

    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.

  2. Design major searches far for inspiration »

    3/6/2019

    Lilie Price is willing to go far afield for experiences that will help achieve her goal of being a designer in the hospitality industry. 

  3. Graduate student selected as Design Management Institute winner »

    10/26/2018

    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.

  4. Fashion design, criminal justice showcase Radford in the media »

    10/11/2018

    Radford University students and faculty appeared on various media outlets over the past week.

  5. Professor, student featured in media outlets »

    10/3/2018

    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.

  6. Interior Design named 13th Most Admired Program in the country »

    9/25/2018

    Radford University’s Interior Design program was named the 13th Most Admired School for the 2018-19 academic year by Design Intelligence.

  7. Student's fashion collection shines in New York City »

    9/19/2018

     

    Under the bright lights, senior Mashail Alghamdi’s fashion collection shined at Couture Fashion Week and ASC Fashion Week.

     

     

  8. Alumna showcases fashion collection on fashion's biggest stage »

    9/18/2018

    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.

  9. Media covers Radford's Class of '22 move-in »

    8/24/2018

    Media covers Radford's Class of '22 move-in

  10. Radford University students, faculty featured in media outlets »

    8/21/2018

    Radford University students, faculty featured in media outlets