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News From Around The College

  1. Dance Returns to the Stage »

    10/13/2021

    After a year and a half of virtual performances, the Department of Dance returns to the stage to presents its first live concert, Fall Dance Festival, Oct 14, 15 at 7:30PM and Oct 16 at 2:00PM in Bondurant Auditorium in Preston Hall. 

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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. 

  6. 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. 

  7. ‘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.

  8. 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. 

  9. 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.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Winter Commencement ceremony honors new graduates »

    12/17/2021

    Nearly 600 students received degrees during Radford University’s Winter 2021 Commencement exercises.

  2. Aspiring music teachers strike a chord with babies and toddlers »

    12/6/2021

    Almost every Thursday throughout the fall 2021 semester, three Radford University senior music education majors made the short trip along Tyler Avenue to the Radford Early Learning Center to make happy music for babies and toddlers. As they musically guided the children with their early development, the Radford students blossomed into educators and prepared themselves to take on classrooms of their own next fall.

  3. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 8 »

    11/12/2021

    Highlighting notable mentions of Radford University faculty and students from local, regional, national and international news outlets. 

  4. 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.

  5. Academic Leadership Fellows Program »

    9/3/2021

    Radford University announced the first faculty appointments to the Academic Leadership Fellows (AL Fellows) program on Sept. 3.