News releases

August 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Syracuse University Singers to Tour France

The Syracuse University Singers will embark on its first international tour next summer thanks to a generous gift from an anonymous donor.The choir will travel to France May 25-June 4, 2015, with stops in Paris, Chartres, Tours, Rheims and Strasbourg. The final concert...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Exhibition at 914Works Closes with Black-and-White Reception

914Works, a gallery space of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), will host a black-and-white reception to mark the closing of “Son of the Genesee,” an exhibition of black-and-white paintings by Stefan Zoller G’16, on Thursday, Sept. 4, from 6-8 p.m....

Monday, August 11, 2014

Students Teach, Advise Teen Artists at Talent Agency

Several Syracuse University students are spending the summer helping local teen artists prepare for college and a career in the arts through a program at Syracuse’s Talent Agency.Under the guidance of art faculty and staff in the College of Visual and Performing Arts...

Friday, August 1, 2014

Hollywood Reporter Ranks VPA’s Film Program No. 11

The film program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts' Department of Transmedia was ranked No. 11 by the Hollywood Reporter (THR) on its list of the top 25 film schools in the United States.The list, which appears in the Aug. 8 issue of THR magazine, highlights...

July 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Emeritus Professor to Speak on DNA of Ford Mustang

Jerome Malinowski G’70, a professor emeritus of design in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, will present the talk “The Enigma of an American Icon: DNA of the Ford Mustang” on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Cazenovia Public Library, 100 Albany St.,...

June 2014

Monday, June 2, 2014

914Works Presents Paintings by Stefan Zoller G’16

914Works, a gallery space of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), is presenting “Son of the Genesee,” an exhibition of paintings by Stefan Zoller G’16 through Saturday, Aug. 30. The exhibition is free and open to the public. 914Works is located at 914...

Monday, June 2, 2014

SU Drama Named One of 25 Best Drama Schools by Hollywood Reporter

The College of Visual and Performing Arts' Department of Drama (SU Drama) was ranked No. 13 on the Hollywood Reporter's (THR) list of the "25 Best Drama Schools in 2014” in its June 6 issue. The article cites such notable alumni as Aaron Sorkin ’83 H’12, Frank...

May 2014

Friday, May 23, 2014

Design Students Win National Awards for Bioroll Geotextile Mat

A team of fourth-year industrial and interaction design (IID) students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts' Department of Design won three $1,000 awards in the Royal Society of Arts U.S. (RSA-US) Student Design Awards.Boaz Cohen, Jesse Handelman, Jon...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

125th Anniversary of Crouse Chimes to be Celebrated with Concert

The 125th anniversary of Crouse College’s chimes will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 3, at 6 p.m. with a special concert by the student group the Chimesmasters. The public is invited to sit on the lawns surrounding Crouse College and enjoy the free concert.The...

Thursday, May 8, 2014

'The Way Out: MFA 2014' Opens May 22 in New York City

The College of Visual and Performing Arts will open “The Way Out: MFA 2014” on Thursday, May 22, at Rogue Space Chelsea in New York City. The annual master of fine arts exhibition includes 21 artists working in a variety of media, including painting,...

April 2014

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Shaped Clay Society Sale to Be Held May 8-10

The Shaped Clay Society in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) will host its annual May sale May 8-10 from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. on the second floor of the Comstock Art Facility, 1075 Comstock Ave.The sale will feature student work ranging from functional to...

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

SU Drama Announces 2014-15 Season

Syracuse University’s Department of Drama (SU Drama) in the College of Visual and Performing Arts is pleased to announce its 2014-15 season. Offerings will include the passionate and powerful musical "Parade" with music by Jason Robert Brown, the comic "Stepping...

Friday, April 25, 2014

Transmedia Students to Present ‘Beyond Selfies’

The Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) will present “Beyond Selfies,” an exhibition of select works by students in Jessica Posner's spring TRM 351: “Selfies and Beyond: Identity and the Creative Process” class.The free...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

LaToya Ruby Frazier G’07 Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

LaToya Ruby Frazier G’07 has been named a 2014 recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in photography in the United States and Canada competition. Frazier earned a master of fine arts degree in art photography from the College of Visual and Performing Arts’...

Monday, April 21, 2014

Jordan Firkey ’16 Named TracyLocke Scholarship Recipient

College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) sophomore Jordan Firkey has been named the 2014 recipient of the TracyLocke Scholarship in communications design.TracyLocke, an Omnicom global agency led by president and CEO Beth Ann Kaminkow ’89, established the TracyLocke...
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