The three-year M.F.A. program will begin enrolling students in fall 2021.
UNCSA continues to adjust to the limitations of COVID-19 while presenting inventive delivery of theater, dance, music, film and more that mirrors the creative evolution of a performing arts industry facing the effects of the pandemic.
The bequest will support the David Loring Endowed Scholarship in Dance, and is another example of the significant impact UNCSA alumni are having on Powering Creativity: The Campaign for UNCSA. Since 2016, alumni have contributed more than $5 million to the campaign.
The all-new cinematic production of "The Nutcracker" has been viewed more than 116,000 times worldwide to date and raised $230,394 in net funds for student scholarships.
Undergraduate voice student Grace Renee Pfleger was chosen as this year's recipient of the highly coveted Presser Scholarship from the School of Music by the music faculty.
The vice chancellor for advancement and one of the university's most generous donors have both been honored with National Philanthropy Day Awards bestowed by the Triad Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named UNCSA one of the most improved educational institutions in the nation for fundraising in its 2020 Educational Fundraising Awards.
UNCSA Filmmaking students who participate in the ArtistCorps program volunteer at Brunson Elementary School to enhance student learning outcomes by teaching them the fundamentals of filmmaking.