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News archive : July 2013

Civil War Trails marker dedication set for July 27 in Lee County


On Saturday, July 27, at 11 a.m., the Lee County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee and the Appalachian Warfare Program at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will dedicate a Civil War Trails historic marker at the Seminary United Methodist Church.


Professor Wally Smith to appear on 'With Good Reason'


Wally Smith, a biologist and professor with The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, will appear on “With Good Reason,” a radio production of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, during the week of July 13 through July 19.

UVa-Wise launches new athletic website

In conjunction with Sidearm Sports, the UVa-Wise Sports Information Department has just completed a redesign of the school's official athletic website,

The website now features new graphics of former and current-student athletes along with a more user friendly interface.  The site is fully integrated with both Twitter and Facebook allowing fans to interact with other Cavalier fans on social media sites about stories, rosters and results.

Marching Highland Cavalier band camp set for August

The Marching Highland Cavaliers will hold its annual band camp in August.  Percussion and colorguard members are to report on Aug. 9.  Percussion and color guard members who are going to live in campus housing may move in from 9 a.m. until noon, with rehearsals beginning at 1 p.m.  All wind players are to move in on Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. until noon, with rehearsals beginning at 1 p.m. Camp will conclude on Thursday,  Aug. 15. 

UVa-Wise Summer Band Camp a success

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise recently hosted dozens of regional music students for its summer band camp for high school students, a program that allows the youngsters to sharpen their skills and get to know the campus.

Class of 2013 nursing grads achieve 100 percent board pass rate


The University of Virginia’s College at Wise nursing graduates from the Class of 2013 accomplished something special this summer as all 17 passed their board exams on the first try.