Bill Sturgill and Jeff Sturgill accept the Benefactor of the Year award on behalf of the estate of Carol P. Buchanan from Chancellor Donna P. Henry
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Center for Student Development and Athletics Department are partnering with the Virginia Department of Alcohol Beverage Control, Frontier Health Prevention Services and Planning District One Behavioral Health Services to address underage drinking on college campuses.
Several UVa-Wise students will showcase their research on the biodiversity of the Clinch River and their work to boost tourism in the region at the Southwest Virginia Outdoor Expo in Abingdon.
Barton A. Myers, a history professor at Washington & Lee University and a leading authority on guerrilla warfare during the Civil War, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Friday, Sept. 26.
Jan Hildenhagen, a history professor at Ruhr University-Bochum, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Monday, Sept. 29.
Hildenhagen is currently traveling throughout the United States speaking on and researching his doctoral dissertation on classical influences on Andrew Jackson’s political philosophy. He will present a lecture titled, “Andrew Jackson and the Future of the Republic.”
The student loan tally for college graduates has grown to crippling levels nationally, but students who earn degrees from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise leave campus with a diploma and low debt.
UVa-Wise is once again among the top public national liberal arts colleges whose graduates leave college with a low debt load, according to the latest issue of the U.S. News and World Report’s annual college guide.
Characters from childhood stories and fairy tales will host kids for a magical afternoon of games, activities, and crafts during Fantasia on Saturday, Sept. 27 from noon to 4 p.m. at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.
The adventure begins in the Betty Gilliam Sculpture Garden with a book character parade followed by a musical performance from Frozen’s Elsa. Children can enjoy inflatables and collecting tokens to redeem for prizes.
Special theme areas include “Frozen,” “Ninja Turtles,” “Planes,” “Clifford,” “Wizard of OZ” and more.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is offering an after school reading clinic two days a week for children from kindergarten to sixth grade from 4 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. on campus.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host the RTE 23 Music Festival, Saturday, Aug. 30.
Presented by the Birthplace of Country Music, the festival features four Appalachian music performances.
Activities for children will be available 3 p.m. with performances beginning at 4:15 p.m.
Performance schedule is as follows: