college of social science, performing arts and communication

college of social science, performing arts and communication

Welcome from the Dean

Dr. Cynthia A. Ragle


In our classrooms, studios, and stages, students are prepared for a variety of careers. Faculty and staff are dedicated to providing students with the educational tools that will enable them to become the leaders of tomorrow. Each program provides students with a challenging curriculum where students learn the skills that employers demand, such as teamwork, and effective written and oral communication. We invite you to come see our programs, our students, and our faculty.


Sharon S. Jackson conducting a group of band students
The mural featuring the Trailblazer newspaper

Real College Experiences

The Chelsea Lawlis Learning Center is open to all students regardless of major, offers social science textbooks on reserve for in lab use only, proctoring for online and Blackboard testing and Kurzweil reading software.

The Trailblazer is the student news publication at Vincennes University. It is published every three weeks in a print edition distributed on campus and in the community, along with the regularly updated online version.
A group of performing arts students in medieval-themed clothing performing on stage
A female student with a notebook interviewing two other students

A group of students posing for a photo next to a VU sign
A communications major interviewing another student

"In the small matters trust the
mind, in the large ones the

Sigmund Freud


Ready to Begin?