News & Events

News From Around The College

  1. CVPA welcomes spring 2019 graduates to family »

    5/13/2019

    On May 11, 2019, Radford University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts welcomed nearly 140 graduating students to its family of alumni.

  2. Radford City Fine Arts Show to open May 23 with free reception »

    5/13/2019

    The Radford City Fine Arts Show will open on Monday May 23, 2019, with a public reception from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Radford University Art Museum at 214 Tyler Avenue. Admission to the reception is free and light refreshments will be available.

  3. Music research in Nepal presented at UK conference »

    5/10/2019

    Dr. Jennifer McDonel and her students Bryan Dowd and Lauren Milburn traveled to the United Kingdom at the close of April to present research conducted in Nepal.

  4. Sun, moon shine on opening of alumna’s jewelry studio  »

    5/6/2019

    On April 27, 2019, Radford University alumna Brittany DeRafelle celebrated a milestone in her career; she opened her own jewelry and metalsmithing gallery in Richmond, Virginia.

  5. Faculty visit NRCC to discuss graphic design program »

    4/29/2019

    Professors Ken Smith and John O’Connor (graphic design) met with students taking graphic design courses at New River Community College in late April to discuss prospective careers in the burgeoning field.

  6. Art instructor, student take top awards at Lynchburg exhibition »

    4/26/2019

    Radford artist and instructor with the Department of Art, Shaun C. Whiteside, was awarded Best in Show at the Academy Center for the Arts' 2019 National Juried Art Exhibition. Kaitlyn Houston, a senior Bachelor of Fine Arts student in the art program, took second place.

  7. ‘Bonnieroo’ to rock campus this Friday »

    4/10/2019

    Live music, free t-shirts, and the Mann’s Sausage food truck are just some of the things concert-goers can enjoy at Radford University’s annual “Bonnieroo” event this Friday, April 12, 2019.

  8. Macbeth’s tragic tale to take stage this April »

    4/10/2019

    Students, faculty and staff in the School of Dance and Theatre are busy preparing for the opening of “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” which will hit the stage of Pridemore Playhouse beginning April 16, 2019.

  9. Ibla returns to Radford with world-class music performances »

    4/5/2019

    Each year the Italian city of Ragusa-Ibla hosts the Ibla Grand Prize World Music Competition. The 28-year-old competition showcases some of the world’s best musicians competing for a spot to tour with other Ibla winners throughout the United States.

  10. ‘Dancing on the Edge’ to feature celebrity guest artist »

    4/5/2019

    Each spring semester the Department of Dance puts on “Dancing on the Edge,” a performance that showcases student talent through choreographed pieces developed by faculty and guest artists

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Dancers to premiere original work at international dance festival »

    11/19/2018

    Three Radford dance students will spend their Thanksgiving breaks as performers and teachers in South Korea at the sixth annual Incheon International Contemporary Dance Festival.

  2. Porterfield Ensemble brings Mary Draper Ingles’ heroism to regional audiences »

    11/19/2018

    The Porterfield Ensemble presented “Walk to Freedom – The Mary Draper Ingles Story” at Eastern Montgomery High School (EMHS) on Nov. 9 as part of its Fall 2018 regional tour.

  3. Radford art historian co-edits newly-published scholarly book »

    11/13/2018

    Professor of Art Carlee Bradbury is the co-editor of  “Gender, Otherness and Culture in Medieval and Early Modern Art” recently published by Palgrave Macmillan in its prestigious New Middle Ages Series.

  4. Graduate student selected as Design Management Institute winner »

    10/26/2018

    Nakia Shelton, a design thinking graduate student, was selected as a Design Management Institute student essay winner and was invited to attend the 2018 Design Leadership Conference in Boston in early October.

  5. CVPA range and talent on display for Homecoming and Family Weekend »

    10/16/2018

    An exciting complement of unique performances and exhibitions from Radford University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) will highlight Family Weekend and Homecoming/Reunion Weekend Oct. 18-21.