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News From Around The College

  1. Amplified: The Electric Cellist comes to Radford University »

    10/6/2016

    Student and local community members can experience Jeffrey Krieger, the Electric Cellist, Oct. 18 at the Radford University Performance Hall in the Covington Center. The University Performance Series is sponsoring this free concert.

  2. Remembering the Holocaust: Radford University opens theatre season with ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ »

    9/29/2016

    In its season opener Radford University’s Department of Theatre and Cinema brings to life this young girl’s story in “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, and adapted by Wendy Kesselman, this newer iteration of the play is based on Anne Frank’s famous diary chronicling the highs and lows of their self-imposed confinement.

  3. Announcing the theatre casts for Fall 2016 »

    9/15/2016

    The Department of Theatre and Cinema announces the casts for their fall 2016 theatre productions.

  4. Presenting the 2016-17 Radford University Theatre Season »

    9/15/2016

    The Radford University Department of Theatre and Cinema proudly announces an exciting season 2016-17 that asks “What’s your history?” Whether it is keeping a diary to have something sensational to read in the train or to chronicle one of history’s greatest tragedies, the thread running through the season is that many of the characters, in his or her own way, are intent on recording and sharing their stories. Two young women want to keep track of their romances; a young man needs to work through a life-altering mistake. A feisty little girl is determined to track the travails of first grade and another student must complete a paper for a grade. Two of the characters are compelled to write by lives and forces outside their control. And all of them and the department of Theatre want to share these stories with you!

  5. Music student perfects the art of international event management »

    9/7/2016

    Music business student Melissa Caton’s summer took an exotic turn when she found herself in Italy, working with some of the best musicians in the world. Caton interned with Shannon Dillon, International Music House of Virginia president and Virginia IBLA Foundation director. This nonprofit Foundation hosts the IBLA Grand Prize, an annual international classical music competition Ragusa-Ibla in Sicily. The winners then go on tour in the United States and Asia.

  6. September kudos and congratulations »

    9/1/2016

    See what CVPA faculty, alumni and students achieved in late summer and are doing off campus in September. These include Reagan Burns, Suzanne Guppy, Holly Cline, Clara Heaton, Sean Kotz, Kevin Kwon, Kristin Machac, Kareem McCullough, Anne Nicholson, Halide Salam, Ken Smith, Knic Ulmstead and Shaun Whiteside.

  7. The National Poster Retrospecticus celebrates the art of gig posters at Radford University »

    8/30/2016

    In a college environment, posters are often the quintessential motif determining the design of many dorm rooms. But posters are so much more than this, especially hand-printed ones – they are an art form in their own right. Radford University Art Museum promotes this idea with the National Poster Retrospecticus (NPR), a gig and art poster show on exhibition from Sept. 8 to Oct. 7.

  8. Kudos and Congratulations »

    7/28/2016

    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.

  9. Keeping it international: Borling pioneers program in Japan »

    7/28/2016

    International music therapists are learning how to engage and stimulate their clients’ imagination through a therapeutic process using classical music leading to core integration of mind, body and spirit thanks to the efforts of Jim Borling, director of Music Therapy at Radford University. During this summer, he provided trainings in The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music in both Japan and Spain.

  10. Singing a new song – Radford University offers its first Summer Music Education Institute »

    7/28/2016

    At the first Radford University Summer Music Education Institute, Heather Kirby, a master teacher with 24 years' experience in elementary music education, dropped a scarf elegantly as she sang a few bars of a pleasant melody. She was demonstrating a lesson she gives to her primary education-aged students.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Historic theatre troupe ventures to Radford University »

    11/1/2017

    America’s longest running touring theatre company, National Players, brings the Shakespeare classic “Othello” to Radford University’s campus on Monday, Nov. 13 as part of the University Performance Series.

  2. Drum circle will provide community healing »

    10/18/2017

    Community healing and helping others are the driving factors behind a community drum circle on Oct. 25.

  3. Students explore academic offerings at the Major and Minors Fair »

    10/13/2017

    Representatives from the schools and departments around campus gathered on Oct. 10 to showcase their programs for all Radford University students.

  4. The skirl of bagpipes and drums echoes through the NRV »

    10/12/2017

    The skirl of bagpipes and drums rings through the valley, emanating from the Radford Highlanders Festival on Oct. 21 at Bisset Park in Radford, Virginia.

  5. Students reflect on Amazonian adventure at RARE symposium »

    10/11/2017

    Students who participated in this summer’s Radford Amazonian Research Expedition (RARE) to Peru presented their research and shared their many adventures during the Sept. 28 RARE Symposium.