News archive : July 2012
Professor David Volk, an associate professor of music with The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, and Amber Burke, an adjunct instructor at the college, will appear on “With Good Reason,” a radio production of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, on July 18.
of Virginia’s College at Wise will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its
health and wellness center on Thursday, July 19, at 1 p.m.
will be held on the lawn adjacent to Bowers-Sturgill Hall.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has
been approved for the first step of a three-year process for membership in the
NCAA Division II.
Officials at The University of Virginia’s College
at Wise learned Friday that the school has been granted into candidacy year one
membership of NCAA Division II.
The Winds of the Mountain Empire, a wind ensemble in residence at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, will present its seventh annual performance in the theater of the Gilliam Center for the Arts on the campus on Sunday, July 22 at 4 p.m. Admission to the concert is free.
The Winds of the Mountain Empire, founded by conductor Donald Sorah in 2006, is a professional wind ensemble comprised of musicians from the Southwest Virginia, Northeast Tennessee, and Southeast Kentucky regions that convenes each July for performance.
(Photo by Tim Cox)
July 19, 2012 --- WISE- Officials and friends joined The University of Virginia’s College at Wise today to break ground on a long-anticipated project that solidifies the College’s commitment to supporting and encouraging health and wellness on campus and in Southwest Virginia.
The $8.3 million project, made possible by a generous gift from the Richard and Leslie Gilliam Foundation, will include a new 11,000 square foot addition to the C. Bascom Slemp Student Center’s existing fitness center and the renovation of 5,833 square feet of the Fred B. Greear Gymnasium. The center will house a new exercise area, a multipurpose room for yoga, dance and other activities, two conference rooms for individual and group health advising and instruction, and locker rooms. The center is slated for completion in December 2013.
A free sunset pops concert by Symphony of the Mountains will be held at UVa-Wise on Saturday, July 28 at the Lawn by the Lake
The concert will begin at 8 p.m. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the David J. Prior Convocation Center.
The event is sponsored by the Marcia and Marvin Gilliam Foundation, Pro-Art and UVa-Wise.