About the 2024 Winter Residency

VCFA’s Winter 2024 Residency took place on the campus of Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA, January 5-13. For nine days, all six of VCFA’s MFA programs came together to conduct residencies packed with lectures, readings, performances, screenings, exhibitions, and more.

2024 College-Wide Residency Events

Convocation and Commencement

Residency opened on January 5 with VCFA’s college-wide Convocation. The event included welcome remarks VCFA’s Interim President Andrew Ramsammy, Interim Academic Dean Mary-Kim Arnold, and a community reading of VCFA’s Statement on Community Values, featuring students, faculty, alumnx, and staff across our six programs. 

VCFA winter residency commencement event

On January 13, we closed out the residency with a college-wide Commencement ceremony celebrating the class of Winter 2024 graduates. 

Center for Arts + Social Justice Awards and Events

The Center for Arts + Social Justice hosted an evening of special events during the Summer 2023 Residency. 

This celebratory, cross-disciplinary event began with the announcement of the most recent cohort of CASJ Student Fellows. After the announcement, the Center hosted a panel composed of current VCFA faculty, who each presented their work, followed by a moderated conversation. Panelists: Yoon Soo Lee, Graphic Design; Mario Ontiveros, Visual Art; Hasanthika Sirisena, Writing.

For more information and to view the live stream visit the event page.

2024 Program Residency Highlights

VCFA’s six MFA program residencies include visiting artist presentations, exhibitions, screenings, performances, graduating student and faculty lectures, and more. View highlights from each program’s residency events below.

Film Winter 2024 Residency Highlights

Graphic Design Winter Residency 2024 Highlights

Music Composition Winter Residency 2024 Highlights

Visual Art Winter Residency 2024 Highlights

Writing Winter 2024 Residency Highlights

Writing for Children & Young Adults Winter 2024 Residency Highlights