Message from the Chair

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Message from the Chair

Dr. Dawn BatsonWelcome to the Department of Visual & Performing Arts (DVPA) at Florida Memorial University. The faculty and staff of the Department are all ready and willing to assist you in your matriculation. The field you have chosen is a dynamic and exciting one but also requires great passion, dedication and hard work. The faculty and staff all have many years of experience in the arts and indeed continue to practice their art in many different ways. We look forward to being an integral part of your development as an artist and artistic leader and are excited about learning from you as well. Take advantage of us and all the opportunities that will be available to you. Our doors are always open to you.

With open arms and ears,

Dr. Dawn K. Batson
Chair, Visual & Performing Arts
Florida Memorial University

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