The College of Communication and the Arts' mission is to redefine education and to create an immersive pedagogy that will prepare students for active global and local engagement through scholarly research, experiential and problem-based learning.
College Vision Statement
Redefine education and create an immersive pedagogy through:
An expanding array of integrated media, art and communication practices;
A learning environment that blends disciplinary traditions and creative innovation;
Foster active global and local engagement through:
Cultivate scholarly research, experiential and problem-based learning through:
A pedagogy that combines tradition and innovation with theory and practice;
An immersive curriculum that equips students to create solutions for the unprecedented challenges of the twenty-first century.
A fully engaged internship and externship program that creates tangible outcomes and networking opportunities.
SCHOOL OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS - Mission Statement
The School of Visual and Performing Arts of The University of Toledo provides students with a learning environment that fosters creative scholarship and exploration. We embrace both innovation and the traditions of our disciplines. Through collaborative learning and artistic practice we prepare new artists, scholars and arts educators who will lead, challenge, and inspire.
The College of Communication and the Arts defines itself as a distinguished leader
in collaborative, creative and scholarly arts education–regionally and nationally.
We will inspire our students to hold the arts in highest regard, to invest themselves
in their education, and to be actively involved in creative inquiry and risk-taking.
We will champion the arts as relevant, critical, and essential to our contemporary lives. We will uphold artistic tradition and embrace creative innovation as vehicles for human transformation and cultural betterment.
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CVA 1290, MS 215
620 Grove Place, Toledo OH 43620
Phone 419.530.8353 or 8356
Dean Debra A. Davis
Associate Dean Holly Monsos
Phone 419. 530.8354
Communication and Events Cooordinator Kelly McGilvery
Executive Secretary Angela DeAngelo
Arts Living and Learning Community (ALLC)
Ottawa East 1209B, MS 517
3030 Residence Dr, Toledo, OH 43606
Director Kate Abu-Absi
Student Services - Main Campus
Room 3000, MS 906
Center for the Visual Arts