Mission + Vision
The College of Creative Arts provides a dynamic learning environment in the visual and performing arts to strengthen and broaden the intellectual and cultural horizons of a diverse community in support of the goals of Youngstown State University.
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, 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.