News archive : September 2012
Jimson Weed, a semiannual literary journal of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, is accepting submissions from local writers for the fall 2012 issue.
Those interested in contributing poetry, short stories, creative essays, photography or artwork for Jimson Weed should submit their work by Sept. 17. Submissions may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Work may be submitted on disk or hard copy to Zehmer Hall 131.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is celebrating its Alumni Homecoming 2012 on Sept. 27-29 with a variety of activities, including a Homecoming football game under the lights at Carl Smith Stadium.
“Lights, Camera, Action!” is the theme of Homecoming this year. Hundreds of alumni from Virginia and beyond return to the campus each year to participate in Homecoming activities. The community is invited to the festivities as well.
UVa-Wise students graduate with least debt among public liberal arts colleges, according to U.S. News ranking
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is the top public national liberal arts colleges whose students graduate with a low debt load, according to the latest issue of U.S. News and World Report’s annual college guide.
Steven Nash, a history professor
at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tenn., will lecture at
UVa-Wise on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Spark the inquisitive mind of a child while promoting reading initiatives by spending an afternoon with one of Dr. Seuss’ creations, The Lorax, at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
The Lorax will host kids up to 12 years of age for an afternoon of games, activities and crafts on Saturday, Sept. 22, from noon to 3:30 p.m. Participants may come in costume or dressed as they are.
UVa-Wise students who studied abroad during last year will share their experiences Wednesday, Sep.19, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths.
Several tudents have studied in Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom, and for the first time, Australia and China. In addition, exchange students from Germany and France will talk about their impressions about studying in Wise. The upcoming 2013 trips to Ireland, Italy, Ecuador and Germany will be discussed as well.
of Virginia’s College at Wise is continuing its Alumni Lecture Series to bring
distinguished alumni to campus to discuss how their college experience
influenced their careers.
The public is
invited to attend the event.
|MOU agreement being signed by Witold Wolny, field director of international programs at UVa-Wise, and by VBS Purvanchal University vice chancellor, Dr. Sunder Lal|
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise signed a letter of intent for affiliation with the Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, India.
The letter explores the possibility of establishing an institution relationship to enhance opportunities for study abroad and cultural exchange with emphasis in the areas of business, economics, religion and philosophy. Events that may enrich or expand educational and cultural understanding will add to the agreement value.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is the second American institution to begin a relationship with VBS Purvanchal University. The University recently began exchange programs with Oakland University. UVa-Wise has agreements with seven sister institutions in Austria, Germany, UK, Luxembourg, Mexico and two in Spain.
speaker and former professional basketball player Corie Blount is the featured
speaker for the annual Napoleon Hill Day at The University of Virginia’s
College at Wise on Monday, Oct. 29.