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Bluegrass concert to benefit Wise County Food Bank

UVa-Wise student Casey Page, a member of the College’s bluegrass band, has helped launch a project to raise money for the Wise County Food Bank after it was destroyed last month by heavy snow. Page, with help from the Wesley Foundation, organized the Highland Bluegrass Benefit Festival. The event is set for April 16 at 7 p.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center at UVa-Wise. “I love bluegrass,” the Pound resident said. “I thought it would be good to take my love of bluegrass and use it to raise money for the Food Bank.” Page, a senior music education…

Murray Civil War lecture to air on C-Span April 11

UVa-Wise Professor Jennifer Murray’s lecture on “The Culture of Civil War Commemorations” will on the April 11 at 8 p.m.broadcast of C-Span’s Lectures in History Series. Murray’s lecture will explore the indelible imprint of…

Professor Scalia work in Wall Street Journal

UVa-Wise Professor Christopher Scalia has written an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal on the value of liberal arts education. In the piece, Scalia asks conservatives to stop bashing the liberal arts. http://www.wsj.com/articles/christopher-scalia-conservatives-please-stop-trashing-the-liberal-arts-1427494073?ref=%2Fnews-opinion-commentary

Annual spring concert set for March 30

The UVa-Wise Bands will present the annual spring concert on Monday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. The concert will feature the College’s Wind Ensemble and the Highland…

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…

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…