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Design News from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
Spring and summer may seem quiet on campus at Radford University, but looks are deceiving. The College of Visual and Performing Arts was extremely active with summer school, Quest, Radford University Ballet Youth’s International Summer Intensive Program and Governor’s School. And several of our professors, students and alumni sent of word of their recent achievements.
News from University Relations
Radford University senior Mashail Alghamdi is headed to Fashion Week in New York where she will show her full design collection. Alghamdi’s designs, she said, are focused on empowering women.
While at Radford University, Diana Scates MFA ‘18 used virtual reality to reduce stress and pain during cancer treatments for patients in a research project.
Radford University professors and students provided their expertise to media outlets.
Students in Design 205 at Radford University embraced the local history of the Christiansburg Institute in their mobile museum concept designs for Montgomery County K-12 educators on Feb. 7.
As part of the Radford University Department of Design fashion curriculum, each senior crafts their own clothing line. To create the one-of-a-kind garments, students purchase their own fabrics and textiles to craft the high-quality creations.
The Department of Design is hosting a Fall Fashion Show that highlights the creative talents of Radford University students.
The third time was the charm for recent Radford University alumna Shawna Hession ’17. After three student submissions to the American Advertising Awards – formerly the ADDYs – Hession, of Radford, came out on top in 2017 by winning a national award at the American Advertising Awards in June.
A final project for three Department of Design students at Radford University provided clarity for their educational experience, where the students took home the top prize for a group project.
The Department of Design hosted one of its most fashionable events of the year, Fashion Fete, on March 18. Students showcased their creations – including the first menswear collection – at the show.
Radford University student Anna Bedwell was offered a full-time internship this summer at Southwest Airlines’ headquarters in Dallas.