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Students hold candlelight ceremony for Taylor Read

UVa-Wise students gathered by the lake Tuesday evening for a candlelight service in memory of senior Taylor Read, who passed away on March 7. Read, a business administration major, was described as an avid hiker who held a deep respect for the outdoors.  His parents, Kelly and Paul Read, and his sister Megan, joined Taylor’s friends for the ceremony. Faculty and staff members and Chancellor Donna P. Henry also participated. “He was well-loved by his fellow students and friends, and I know he was a kind and generous person,” Henry told the crowd. Henry told those gathered that college gives…

Modified course schedule for UVa-Wise classes

UVa-Wise will utilize a modified schedule for the month of April (March 30-May1.) This schedule will add back lost class sessions due to inclement weather closure. Please view the images below or the .pdf…

Sexual Assault Awareness Week begins March 16

UVa-Wise will hold various activities during the week of March 16 to bring awareness to the problems of sexual assault on college campuses.   Sexual Assault Awareness Week, sponsored by the generous support of…

Nursing program gets boost from LPH Community Fund

NORTON, Va. – The Lonesome Pine Hospital Community Fund continues to enhance health care quality in Southwest Virginia by making additional contributions to support the nursing programs at local colleges and Wellmont Health System…

Snow recovery effort was campus wide task

By Kathy Still Recovery from the fierce snowstorms that hit The University of Virginia’s College at Wise last month is expected to cost about $70,000 when final figures are tallied, campus officials said on…

Professors use technology to combat snow days

By Kathy Still UVa-Wise professors have embraced technology to keep snowbound students from falling behind in coursework after treacherous weather shuttered the College for two weeks in mid February. As a result, a snow…

Message from Chancellor Henry

Dear students, faculty and staff, UVa-Wise maintenance and grounds crews had our campus in decent shape by Wednesday afternoon, but today’s additional snowfall has forced us to remain closed on Friday. Wise County remains under a state…

Message from Chancellor Henry

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Winter certainly has a tight grip on our campus and our region as February draws to an end. The heavy snowfall and the thick ice have created treacherous situations…