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News From Around The College

  1. International Guitar Festival returns online »

    4/29/2021

    Following a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Department of Music’s 2021 International Guitar Festival returns in a virtual format, featuring a stellar lineup of acclaimed guitarists, musicians and performers from across the globe. 

  2. Dance professor, students to be featured in NYC jazz dance concert »

    4/23/2021

    Associate Professor of Dance Amy VanKirk and six of her students will debut a virtual performance with New York City-based Jazz Choreography Enterprises on April 24 and 25, 2021. VanKirk will be featured as part of a live talkback following the performance on April 25, 2021.

  3. Spirit Week to celebrate final days of Porterfield, McGuffey Halls »

    4/16/2021

    The College of Visual and Performing Arts will say farewell to Porterfield and McGuffey Halls by hosting a Spirit Week. The final week of classes this semester will be the last time students ever take courses in these buildings, as they will each be torn down and replaced with the Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity.

  4. Now showing! 2021 Fashion Design Senior Showcase »

    4/14/2021

    Students in the Department of Design are gearing up to show off their latest fashion creations via a virtual fashion show. 

  5. Tall tales yield large laughs in ‘The Liar’ »

    4/2/2021

    The Department of Theatre and Cinema brings the classic comedy, “The Liar” by David Ives, to online audiences this April. 

  6. ‘Dancing on the Edge’ returns in April »

    3/31/2021

    “Dancing on the Edge” is an annual spring event hosted by the Department of Dance where students in the program perform choreographed works by dance faculty and guest artists. It is often one of the last times that graduating seniors in the program have the opportunity to perform together.

  7. Theatre professor brings song and dance to seniors »

    3/30/2021

    Professor Wesley Young of Radford University’s Department of Theatre and Cinema taught a virtual course about the history of musical theatre to senior living communities across Virginia. 

  8. HIPs grant brings internationally recognized dance experts to classroom »

    3/9/2021

    With help from a High Impact Practices (HIPs) grant, Associate Professor of Dance Amy VanKirk was able to add a series of virtual master classes to her course featuring experts in the history of jazz dance.

  9. ‘When She Had Wings’ is a tale of high-altitude imagination »

    2/19/2021

    Students in the Department of Theatre and Cinema are busy at work preparing for the upcoming virtual production of “When She Had Wings.” This fun and inspiring tale follows the imagination of an insecure nine-year-old girl named B who dreams of flying. Audiences will soar through clouds of whimsy and wonder as B lifts off on her adventures.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Artis Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity named as project moves forward »

    5/27/2021

    At a special ceremony held on May 25, 2021, Radford University administrators and supporters officially broke ground on the Artis Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity, a state-of-the-art complex that will serve as a blended teaching and learning space for the arts and health sciences.

  2. 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.

  3. Radford University students and staff recognized with 2021 Western Virginia Advertising Awards »

    3/4/2021

    Radford University graphic design students and members of the University Relations staff were recognized for outstanding work during the 2021 Western Virginia Advertising Awards Gala in February.

  4. 16 Reasons we love our Highlanders »

    3/2/2021

    Dear Highlanders,

    In case you haven’t noticed, there is a lot of love for you on this campus. To show you how much we care, we’ve asked members of the campus community to express why they admire you. Here is just a short list of those many reasons why we, the Radford University family, love our Highlanders.

  5. Picasso, Warhol works on display at Radford University’s Art Museum at the Covington Center »

    1/27/2021

    The Radford University Art Museum is hosting “ARTGAWK: Choice Pickings from the Radford University Permanent Collection” through April 17, 2021. ARTGAWK features  works from Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol and many other renowned artists.