News & Events

Whether or not you can come for a visit, you can stay abreast of the latest news from our programs. Whether it’s a new faculty appointment, a scholarship announcement, a visiting writer or artist or program news, we'll keep you informed as well as inspired.



MFA in Writing welcomes new Program Director Melissa Hammerle

VCFA has announced that Melissa Hammerle will become the new MFA in Writing program director beginning Dec. 1. 

VCFA announces $100K in new scholarship funding for incoming MFA in Music Composition students

The MFA in Music Composition program has announced $100,000 in new scholarship funds for the incoming class starting this winter. 

Samantha Hunt to give reading in Café Anna on Nov. 4

The MFA in Writing & Publishing program invites students, faculty, and the community to our second reading of the semester.


MFA in Film student Josh Koury wraps feature documentary

Josh Koury (’16) and co-director Myles Kane wrapped filming on GAY TALESE AND THE VOYEUR. 

Jason Alejandro and Laura Rossi Garcia’s Almanaque

VCFA's MFA in Graphic Design program sweeps the Society of Typographic Arts 100 Awards

Graphic Design Faculty Co-Chair Ian Lynam, alumni Jason Alejandro and Laura Rossi Garcia and current students Chad Miller and Luke Dorman were all selected by judges Neville Brody, Denise Gonzales Crisp and Martin Venezky as having created some of top 100 graphic design projects of 2016.