President Sullivan to speak at 60th Fall Convocation

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will hold its 60th Fall Convocation on Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which officially begins the 2014-2015 academic term. The event features the installation of Student Government Association president and the Honor Court chair. In addition, new faculty will be introduced during the ceremony.

Auditions set for performances to celebrate Shakespeare's 450th B-Day


The theater division at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise plans to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday by performing two of his plays and hosting a ProArt and American Shakespeare Center performance of a third play.

UVa-Wise selected as Partner Campus in Red Flag Campaign


The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is now a Partner Campus with the Red Flag Campaign, a nationwide program to prevent dating violence on college campuses.

UVa-Wise successfully completed its first Red Flag Campaign last year. UVa-Wise now joins 19 other Virginia colleges or universities as Partner Campuses. As a Partner Campus, the College has committed to being actively involved in the Red Flag Campaign Advisory Committee for one year.

Office of Career Services gets new name


The Center for Student Development is pleased to announce that the Office of Career Services is now called the Office of Professional and Career Development.

GMEC director edits Public Health in Appalachia


Health care advocates and providers have collaborated on a book that provides in-depth perspectives to promote an understanding of the factors that affect health in the Appalachian region, and it examines effective responses to those issues.

Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics fund UVa-Wise scholarships

Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics donation to UVa-Wise
Left to right: Ed Stout, Clara Johnson, Kurtz Alderman, Don Green,
Chancellor Donna Henry, Larry Greear and Winston Ely

Marching Highland Cavalier band camp set for August 8-14

The Marching Highland Cavaliers band camp is scheduled for Aug. 8-14 on The University of Virginia’s College at Wise campus.
Percussion and colorguard members who will be residing on campus may move into the residence hall between 9 a.m. and noon., Aug. 8. Winds members may move in between 9 a.m. and noon., Aug. 10. 

A detailed schedule for the camp will be distributed upon student arrival.

Any UVa-Wise student or Mountain Empire Community College student with band experience is invited to be a part of the Marching Highland Cavaliers.

UVa-Wise houses RAM volunteers


UVa-Wise offers innovative technology experiences through summer camps

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise offered two opportunities during summer break for students to sample innovative technology during summer camps.

The camps, both sponsored by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, provide access to 3-D printers, robots and other innovative technology in Darden Hall.

Winds of the Mountain Empire to perform at UVa-Wise

The Winds of the Mountain Empire, a wind ensemble in residence at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, will present its ninth annual performance in the theater of the Gilliam Center for the Arts on the campus of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Sunday, July 20 at 4:00 p.m. Admission to the concert is free.

The 2014 Winds of the Mountain Empire Program will feature the following works:
Star Spangled Banner (arranged by Jack Stamp)
Slava (Leonard Bernstein)
English Folk Song Suite (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
Evensong (James Wardell)