Theatre & Dance

Kathryn G. and Leroy W. Maes Endowed Theatre Scholarship

As an alumna and former faculty member, Kathy Maes considers her time at West Virginia University the foundation of her success throughout her career as a vocal coach. It’s the reason why she decided to make a planned gift supporting students in the School of Theatre & Dance.

A native of Oakland, Maryland, Maes began her journey at WVU in 1963.

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CCA welcomes Therapy Dog

Daisy, a two-year-old Labradoodle, is the newest ‘staff’ member at the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts.

As the college’s therapy dog, Daisy will be responsible for easing stress and providing a daily dose of happiness to everyone she greets.

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New class of Canady Scholars named

The West Virginia University College of Creative Arts has named 26 students as Canady Scholars. To be considered for the award, students must have a high grade-point average, faculty references and be fluent in two languages.

The Canady Scholarship is awarded thanks to the Valerie Canady Charitable Trust Foundation. The scholarships are named for Valerie Canady, a Morgantown native and WVU summa cum laude graduate, who was among the 270 people who died in the terrorist bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in Dec. 1988. Canady, who worked for H.J. Heinz Co. in their London office, was an accomplished linguist and artist in different media of expression, especially in piano.

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School of Theatre performs ‘Right to be Forgotten’ through Oct. 2

The West Virginia University School of Theatre & Dance opens their production season with “Right to be Forgotten.”

A young man’s mistake at 17 haunts him online a decade later. Desperate for a normal life, he goes to extraordinary lengths to erase his indiscretion. But freedom of information is big business, and the tech companies aren’t going down without a fight. Secrets, lies and political backstabbing abound in this new drama about one man’s fierce battle to reclaim his right to privacy.

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