YSU's Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication

YSU Cliffe College of Creative Arts & Communication

Support for WYSU is provided by YSU's Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication.

The College of Creative Arts and Communication provides a dynamic learning environment in the creative and communication arts to strengthen and broaden the intellectual and cultural horizons of a diverse community.

The College is dedicated to:

  • demonstrating the values and principles inherent to the arts and challenging students to experience and appreciate the various forms of artistic expression;
  • recognizing scholarship and teaching as integral and interrelated activities of the College demonstrated by a faculty and staff of active artists and scholars, providing a lasting and sustainable contribution to aid students in achieving an enriched and fulfilled life;
  • utilizing music, visual arts, speech communication, telecommunication, theater, and dance to present a highly visible presence reaching beyond the University community; creating an innovative environment that cultivates its faculty, staff and students to become leaders in their professional and civic lives.

The Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication serves as a cultural center for the YSU campus and the Mahoning Valley. Each year, the College hosts over 400 events including dozens of art exhibits, eight major theatrical productions, and more than one hundred musical events. Academic programs combine theoretical and practical offerings giving students the opportunity to augment traditional classroom activities with internship and laboratory experiences.

More information about the Cliffe College is available at 330-941-3625 or on their website.