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News archive : October 2012

Virginia Spaceport leader to speak at UVa-Wise on 2013 moon mission


The University of Virginia's College at Wise students will learn the details of the first moon mission to boost to space from Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Thursday, Oct. 4 from the mission launch director.

UVa-Wise dedicates Leonard W. Sandridge, Jr. Science Center

A large crowd joined officials from the University of Virginia and its College at Wise on Monday, Oct. 8, to dedicate the science facility in honor of Leonard W. Sandridge, Jr., a longtime supporter and friend of UVa-Wise.

Children invited to Hallo-Read Carnival, Oct. 26 at UVa-Wise

The SVEA Chapter at the University of Virginia's College at Wise will sponsor the Hallo-Read Carnival for children age 12 and under.

The event will take place in the Fred B. Greer Gymnasium on Thursday Oct. 26, from 6-8 p.m. There will be stories, games, crafts, and snacks for the children. They may come in costume or as they are (please no scary masks or costumes).

First CAV-LCADE band festival set for Oct. 27 at UVa-Wise


Many of the best high school bands in Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky will compete for the Chancellor’s Cup in the inaugural CAV-LCADE Tri-State Marching Band Championship at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, Oct. 27.

OctubaGrass concert set for Oct. 24 in Gilliam Center

OctubaGrass, a concert featuring the UVa-WIse Bluegrass Band and the Wise Guys Low Brass Ensemble, will be held this Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. in the Gilliam Center for the Arts theatre lobby.  Refreshments will be available for purchase from members of NAfME, future music educators.

Chamber Choir at UVa-Wise to perform a new work in memory of Chancellor David Prior


The public is cordially invited to a concert by The Chamber Choir at UVa-Wise on Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 P.M. in the Chapel of All Faiths on the UVa-Wise campus.  There is no admission charge.

Fall Fun Festival postponed

The Fall Fun Festival set for Monday, Oct. 29, has been rescheduled for Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.

Fall band concert set for Nov. 12

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Division of Music's annual fall band concert has been rescheduled for Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gilliam Center for the Arts.

Blount inspires students on Napoleon Hill Day at UVa-Wise

Corie Blount with Southwest Virginia students on Napoleon Hill Day at UVa-WiseMotivational speaker and former professional basketball player Corie Blount told dozens of Future Business Leaders of America students from Southwest Virginia on Monday, Oct.