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News archive : August 2013

Highlights from UVa-Wise Move-In Day, 2013

New UVa-Wise residential students, including freshmen as well as transfer students moved into dorms Friday, Aug. 16. Below are a few highlights from that morning.


Chancellor Henry delivers State of the College address at Convocation 2013


The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is on a clear path toward greater vitality and distinction, and is fortunate that the region it serves is eager to keep the College moving forward in the spirit of mutual respect, integrity, stewardship and excellence, Chancellor Donna P. Henry said in her first State of the College address.

SGA president and Honor Court chair installed at Convocation 2013

Dakota Hill was installed as the Student Government Association president Tuesday during Convocation 2013 at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, and Kevin "Nate" Large was installed as chair of the Honor Court.

Inspirational author Phil Timp to visit UVa-Wise


Local inspirational author, Phil Timp will visit The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. to meet with those in attendance and to sign his autobiography.

The event, which will be held in the Dogwood Room of the C. Bascom Slemp Student Center, is sponsored by the UVa-Wise Nursing Department.

Temple Grandin to lecture at UVa-Wise this fall


Temple Grandin, an animal scientist who was the subject of an award-winning HBO film will visit The University of Virginia’s College at Wise this fall as part of the Colgate Darden Lecture Series.

Forum set for Sept. 18 to discuss College's goals

A public forum is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m. in the Rhododendron Room of the Slemp Student Center to hear comments and suggestions regarding the College's foundational documents.

In preparation for the College’s SACS reaffirmation, scheduled for Spring 2015, Chancellor Donna P. Henry has formed a committee tasked with reviewing and revising the institution’s foundational documents.