News archive : August 2012
A generous $1 million gift from the
estate of Carol Phipps Buchanan has created an endowed professorship in biology
at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
University of Virginia’s College at Wise officially begins its 2012-2013 term
with Fall Convocation, set for Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. in the Fred. B. Greear
Appalachian Warfare Program at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is
sponsoring a day trip to Camp Wildcat, the Battle of Barbourville and Cumberland
Ford on Nov. 17, 2012.
The visit to the Civil War’s “Hidden Jewels” is sponsored by the generous support of the
UVa-Wise welcomed 365 freshmen and their families to campus Friday, August 17 for "Move In Day." Staff, faculty and Residence Life students gathered early to help to help the new students carry their belongings to their residence hall rooms. Upperclassmen will arrive on Sunday, August 20.
Fall Convocation is set for Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. in the Fred. B. Greear Gymnasium. University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan will address students, faculty and staff. Classes begin on Wednesday, Aug. 22.
University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan encouraged the 365 freshmen at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise to “study broadly, be curious, dig deep and explore the full range of learning” during their time as students at the University’s only branch college.
Young students can improve their reading ability at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise this fall. A free reading clinic is being offering for children in grades kindergarten through six.
The clinic offers tutoring sessions each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the UVa-Wise campus in Darden Hall, room 132.
For more information or to pre-register contact Jeff Cantrell at (276) 376-1037 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.