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Events set for UVa-Wise Chancellor Henry’s inauguration

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:19am

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will inaugurate Donna Price Henry as its eighth Chancellor on April 22. A variety of events are scheduled during the month to celebrate the traditional induction that marks a leadership change at a college's highest level.

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Brett Hall is Class of 2014 student speaker

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:17am

 

Coeburn native Brett Hall has been fascinated with government and politics for as long as he can remember. He grew up listening to the opinions and thoughts of customers in his family’s shop, and talk could turn quite interesting in a gun and pawnshop.

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Starnes is 2014 Commencement speaker at UVa-Wise

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:55am

 

 

Poet Sofia M. Starnes will deliver the keynote address during the 2014 Commencement exercises at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m. on the Lawn by the Lake.

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Stephen Greenblatt to lecture April 17

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:08am

 

Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Greenblatt, the Cogan University Professor of English and American Literature and Language at Harvard University, will lecture on campus on April 17.

 

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Western Front European trip set for May 2015

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:09am

 

 

The history department at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is conducting a four-country trip to Europe to explore significant sites associated with the World War II and the Western Front. 

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UVa-Wise chancellor and student trade places for good cause

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:59pm
Chancellor Henry and Danielle Holland (Photo by Jessica Shartouny)

Danielle Holland, a senior medical technology major at The

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CEDAR Coal Fair set for April 9-11 in Prior Center

UVa-Wise News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:09am

Student projects in seven different categories from across the coalfields will be the focus of the Ninth Annual CEDAR Regional Coal Fair, April 9-11 at the David J. Prior Convocation Center at UVa-Wise.

 

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Welch is featured author at WIsconsin book festival

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:44pm

 Writer Wendy Welch, executive director of GMEC/AHEC of Southwest Virginia, will be a featured author at the Fox Cities Book Festival in Madison, Wisconsin April 7-11.

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UVa-Wise offers opportunity to experiment with 3D printing

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:31pm

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is opening its 3D printing and technology facilities to the public and area businesses one Monday evening each month beginning April 14 at 6 p.m. 

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Laura Danielle Wampler Scholarship established at UVa-Wise

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 9:51am

A scholarship has been established at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in memory of Laura Danielle Wampler, a graduate of Wise County Christian School who passed away in 2006 at the age of 17.

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Coffee Night set for April 14

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:22pm

 

The public is invited to join the Jimson Weed literary journal, the Department of Language and Literature, and the Department of Communication Studies at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Monday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths for Coffee Night, a reading and performance event that highlights the poetry and prose of campus and community writers.

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Eller to help UVa-Wise introduce Center for Appalachian Studies on April 8

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:39pm

Ron Eller, a leading authority on Appalachian history, will help The University of Virginia’s College at Wise welcome its new Center for Appalachian Studies to the campus and the region on Tuesday, April 8.

Eller, the former director of the University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center, will speak at 7 p.m. in the Dogwood Room at the Slemp Student Center. The title of his lecture is “The Value of Place in a Modern World.”

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Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund Concert set for April 28

UVa-Wise News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:57pm

Pictured: Michael Cox, Donnie Sorah, Angie Tipton, Richard Galyean, Jessie O'Quinn and Suzanna Masters

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Civil War historian to speak at UVa-Wise

UVa-Wise News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 2:56pm

 

 

Civil War historian Anne Marshall will speak at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Slemp Student Center. The event, which takes place in the Rhododendron Room, is free and open to the public. 

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Five receive Tice awards

UVa-Wise News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:23am

 

Five students at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were honored with the Tice Total Achievement Award during the annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon on March 22. 

Destiny Baker, Lyndra Frimpong, Dakota Hill, Erin Lee and Elizabeth Sandoz were each presented with a certificate of recognition and a $1,000 award. 

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Lonesome Pine Regional Library hosts True Grit Panel Discussion to celebrate The Big Read

UVa-Wise News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 4:12pm

Lonesome Pine Regional Library will present a True Grit Panel Discussion on Wednesday, April 9 at 1 p.m. as part of The Big Read celebration. 

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Cyber security blogger Brian Krebs to lecture March 20

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 3:02pm

 

Brian Krebs, author and cyber security blogger, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on March 20 at 7 p.m. as part of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science’s Digital Rebels Speaker Series.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the lecture hall of the Leonard W. Sandridge Science Center.

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South-West Insurance continues student support at UVa-Wise

UVa-Wise News - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 10:57am

 

 

South-West Insurance, a strong supporter of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, recently made another contribution to a scholarship fund that helps student athletes.

The local company established the South-West Insurance Agency Scholarship Fund in 2002 to assist students participating in intercollegiate athletics at UVa-Wise. The scholarship is awarded to students from local schools.

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Wise Guys and Bluegrass Band to perform in Luxembourg

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 9:49am

 

Two bands from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will travel to the University of Luxembourg in June to perform at the third annual Transatlantic Dialogue Conference.

The Wise Guys and the Bluegrass Band are featured performers on June 5 at an outdoor stage in the heart of Luxembourg. The trip marks the first time that a group has performed outside of the United States.

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UVa-Wise Spring Concert set for March 31

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 12:28pm

 

 

The UVa-Wise Wind Ensemble and the Highland Winds Concert Band will present their annual spring concert on Monday, March 31 in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. 

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