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News From Around The College

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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!

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. East meets West in collaborative art exhibition at Reagan National Airport »

    7/19/2016

    The walls and exhibit cases at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport’s Gallery Walk feature a unique international collaboration of artworks. Beihang University’s Dr. Haoqin Gong and Radford University’s graphic design program present a diverse exhibition of traditional paintings and American design.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Faculty Spotlight: Brent Webb »

    9/30/2016

    Honesty and positivity. That’s what Art Professor Brent Webb uses to motivate his students each day they are in the classroom.

  2. Department of Design presented the first Shark Tank Competition winners »

    9/29/2016

    The Department of Design awarded two Shark Tank scholarship awards on Sept. 19.

  3. Department of Music convocation kicks off semester »

    9/8/2016

    With the 2016 academic year just more than a week old, the department of Music, along with President Brian O. Hemphill, welcomed the students, faculty and donors at the Fall 2016 Departmental Convocation.

  4. Alumnus returns to Radford for guitar performance »

    8/30/2016

    As part of the University Performance Series, Radford alumnus and guitarist Ryan Book ’10 is returning to campus this September.

  5. Radford students take drumline by storm »

    8/23/2016

    Four Radford students were involved this summer with Drum Corps International (DCI), a highly competitive drumline competition.