News & Events

Design News from the College of Visual and Performing Arts

  1. Avast Ye Landlubbers! T'was Pirating By Design »

    10/2/2023

    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.

  2. Interior Design Graduate Wins International Contest »

    9/13/2023

    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.

  3. Exploring the Dark Side of the Moon »

    3/23/2023

    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.

  4. Design Student Work Featured at New River Gorge National Park »

    2/28/2023

    For a second year, DSN 100 students see thier work displayed at a national park.

  5. Q and A with Fashion Designer Jessica Pattison »

    11/2/2022

    Get to know Assistant Professor of Fashion Design,  Jessica Pattison.

News from University Relations

  1. Winter Commencement 2023: Valerie Ray, College of Visual and Performing Arts »

    12/4/2023

    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. 

  2. Highlander Highlights: Week of September 18, 2023 »

    9/22/2023

    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.

  3. Highlanders in the News: Week of March 20 »

    3/24/2023

    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.  

  4. Radford Students Shine at Addys »

    3/21/2023

     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.

  5. Recent graduate, facing illness in his senior year, succeeded by design »

    6/2/2022

    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.  

  6. Friend of CVPA honored with musical celebration »

    11/1/2021

    Friends and colleagues celebrated the memory of Johann Norstedt, supporter of the arts at Radford University.

  7. Design Student Karizma Woods Named to the "Future 100" List in Metropolis Magazine »

    4/1/2021

    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.

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