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UVa-Wise to celebrate Black History Month

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:19am
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UVa-Wise student documents rich multi-cultural Appalachian history

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 6:24pm
Evan Couch

After looking through the John Cook Wyllie Library Special Collections and Archives, Evan Couch, a senior history major at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, decided to research the multi-cultural past of Appalachian coal camp w

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Scouts to fly quadcopter drones in first-ever indoor drone flight competition

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:58am

The buzz of a hundred micro-drones will fill the air at the University of Virginia's College at Wise Convocation Center on Saturday, February 21st beginning at 9 AM as the first of its kind flight competition is held among participating Girl and Boy Scouts and other youth from throughout Southwestern Virginia and East Tennessee to measure the "Top Guns."

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UVa-Wise Staff Council awards eighth scholarship

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:13am

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Staff Council has awarded its eighth scholarship to an employee of the College.

The UVa-Wise Staff Scholarship Fund, established by the Staff Council, provides support for tuition, fees and books at the College. The council is working toward establishing an endowment of $10,000.

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Blood drive held in memory of UVa-Wise alumni

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:15pm

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Winston Ely Health and Wellness Center and the Office of Greek Life invite the public to donate blood during the campus blood drive in remembrance of UVa-Wise alumni Brock Funk ’08 and Brad Hurt ’98.

The blood drive will be held Thursday, Jan. 22 in Cantrell Banquet Hall, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and will benefit the MARSH Regional Blood Center.

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Faculty music recital set for Feb. 6

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 4:35pm
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Department of Music invites the public to attend a Music Faculty Recital, Friday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths.
 

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UVa-Wise and Universidad of los Andes sign sister institution agreement

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 6:40pm

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has signed an agreement for an affiliation with the Universidad of los Andes in Santiago, Chile to support the exchange of students, faculty and research.

The agreement establishes an institution relationship offering study abroad and cultural exchange programs between UVa-Wise and the non-profit private research university.

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Murray to speak about history of Gettysburg’s battlefield on ‘With Good Reason’

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 4:37pm

What happened to the Gettysburg battlefield after the fighting stopped is the subject of a Jan. 17 broadcast of “With Good Reason,” a radio production of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

Jennifer Murray, an assistant professor at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, is the author of “On A Great Battlefield: The Making, Management, and Memory of Gettysburg National Military Park, 1933-2013” (University of Tennessee Press, 2014).  

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UVa-Wise to celebrate life of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 19

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:35pm
  The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Black History Committee invites the public to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 19, 2015.   The community is invited to participate in the 19th event, which begins with a free dinner at 5:30 p.m.

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Professor Garrett Sheldon garners UNM Alumni Association award

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 2:20pm

UVa-Wise Professor Garrett Sheldon has been honored by his alma mater as recipient of the Bernard S. Rodey Teaching Faculty award from the University of New Mexico Alumni Association.

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UVa-Wise names 296 to fall 2014 Dean’s List

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 5:13pm

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its fall 2014 Dean’s List.

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Art Bazaar begins Dec. 8

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:52am

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Gallery 121 is set to present its third annual Art Bazaar. The event will be held Monday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 9 through Friday, Dec. 12from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Gilliam Center for the Arts.

 

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CAVS TRIO Silent Auction tonight in Prior Center

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 12:20pm

The CAVS TRIO Silent Auction takes place tonight, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. in the David J. Prior Center. Stop by and bid on some nice merchandise. It's for a good cause.

 

For additional information, contact coaches:
Kristin Kunzman (Basketball) – 276-376-3424
Karen Bitter (Softball) – 276-328-0260
Kristen Salyer (Volleyball) – 276-376-3423
or the Development Office at 276-376-3434 or 276-376-4523

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