The identity of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (SU:VPA) can be defined by the amazing experiences, history, and successes of our more than 22,000 active alumni. Your collective stories construct a fascinating image of a group whose shared association to the college and the University has led you to discovery and cultural influence.
While you work in a variety of disciplines, you share core traits and values that connect you to one another. You impact society through a broad spectrum of creative mediums and are trained to be cultural leaders who challenge established assumptions and break new ground. Many of you share your experiences and wisdom with current SU:VPA students.
Kimmel, an alumnus of the Department of Transmedia’s film program, quit his job as a successful television producer to devote his full attention—and finances—to “Stories of Syria,” a project he conceived after a 2014 visit to a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.