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News From Around The College

  1. Dias brings new perspectives to Department of Design »

    9/16/2019

    Rebecca Dias joined the fashion design program as an assistant professor in the fall of 2019 and is excited about her future with the university.

  2. Design students develop promotions for local nonprofits »

    8/26/2019

    This summer, students in Professor John O’Connor’s Advanced Graphic Design Production Techniques course developed an interactive brochure and a print brochure for two nonprofit organizations.

  3. 'Walk to Defeat ALS' with Dean Devaney »

    8/21/2019

    Walk to Defeat ALS with CVPA Dean Margaret Devaney on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Hollins University. Proceeds from the event will be used to support research, care servicesand advocacy to enact public policies that improve the lives of those living with ALS.

  4. Gillespie centennial to celebrate legacy of former RU distinguished professor »

    8/20/2019

    On Saturday, September 21 at 11 a.m., the Radford University Art Museum will hold its opening reception for the Dorothy Gillespie Centennial Exhibition. The retrospective celebrates the 100th anniversary of the late artist by featuring works from the Radford University Art Museum’s permanent collection.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Exhibition sets stage for students’ impending graduation »

    11/19/2018

    To open the exhibition of the works by Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) candidates in the studio art curriculum, the Radford University Art Museum on Tyler hosted a reception Nov. 9.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.