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).

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.

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.

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.