Big XII Fellowships culminate in music events at CAC in January
Two faculty members in the WVU School of Music-violin professor Mikylah McTeer and composition professor David Taddie-held residencies at Baylor University and the University of Texas at Austin in the fall, to exchange ideas and perform as part of the Big XII Faculty Fellowship Program.
Bibbee Gift Provides Scholarships for School of Art & Design's GPS Program
Ten students studying in the School of Art and Design have been awarded scholarships through the school's Global Position Studies (GPS) program. CCA Visiting Committee member Pat Bibbee's financial gift of $5,000 also provides a special award in her name.
James and Judith Culberson have been advocates of both education and the arts in Morgantown since becoming part of WVU almost 50 years ago. Now the couple has pledged $25,000 to endow a scholarship for students in the School of Theatre and Dance, where their daughter Sarah graduated in 1998.
Art Student Kaitlyn Hunter Receives International Sculpture Center Award
WVU School of Art and Design graduate student Kaitlyn Hunter, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, is one of 22 artists from throughout the world to be awarded the International Sculpture Center's prestigious "Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture" Award for 2014.
WVU printmaking professor Joseph Lupo is a talented artist, but he also has a talent for making connections. His ability to work collaboratively and bring people together has resulted in many new opportunities for his students and for the School of Art and Design.
Mitchell Arnold Receives College's Research & Creative Activity Award
The director of orchestral studies in the School of Music was honored for his outstanding work with the orchestra, as he was presented with the 2014 Research and Creative Activity Award from the College of Creative Arts.
School of Art & Design Signs Articulation Agreement with Pierpont Technical College
The College of Creative Arts has signed an articulation agreement with Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont that will make it possible for students at that school to transfer their credits to the WVU Graphic Design program after two years.
President Gee to Conduct "Country Roads" at WVU Symphony Orchestra Concert
The audience attending the Nov. 19 WVU Symphony Orchestra Concert at the Creative Arts Center is in for a special treat, as President Gordon Gee joins the orchestra to conduct "Take Me Home, Country Roads," the evening before the nationally televised football game with Kansas State.