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Design News from the College of Visual and Performing Arts
Once Dean Steve Helm presented the final award of the 2016 Winesett Book Collecting Awards, as luck would have it, the top three winners have two things in common. They are all graduate students and are majoring in fields within the Radford University College of Visual and Performing Arts.
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.
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.
The College of visual and Performing Arts is pleased to present its 2016 spring graduates.
The first Masters of Fine Art in Design Thinking student graduated during the 2016 Spring Commencement. Holly Murdock holds this distinction from the newest terminal degree program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
News from University Relations
Sophomore merchandising design major Caitlin Kincaid created an advertisement for the local business Meg and Garrett’s, which ran in The Roanoke Times in November.
High-flying fashion landed at Reagan National Airport this fall. The gallery exhibition was designed and developed by teams of Radford University students.
The work of Haoqin Gong was featured in collaboration with Radford University’s graphic design students and professors at Reagan National Airport in a showcase of East and West artistic culture this past summer.
Radford University students had the opportunity to experience a living-learning classroom when Jamey Brittingham and Derek Garrett came to Radford’s campus Sept. 22 – 23.
The Department of Design awarded two Shark Tank scholarship awards on Sept. 19.
Radford University’s Department of Design began a new weekly tradition - Fresh Fruit Fridays – on Sept. 2.
Anna Nicholson ‘16 used the interior design skills she learned at Radford University to impress judges in a national contest from Sherwin-Williams.
Members of the Department of Design Advisory Board visited the Radford University campus to connect with the faculty members and students they support.
For an exercise in empathy and professional development, two alumnae of RU's interior design department who design spaces for senior living centers and a professional colleague joined Nursing Professor Katie Katz on Sept. 25.