News archive : November 2013

UVa-Wise Concert Choir to perform ‘A Tapestry of Carols’ with local high school choirs


The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Concert Choir will present “A Tapestry of Carols” with Central, Eastside and Union high schools as special guests. 

Whitehurst to deliver Nov. 18 lecture at UVa-Wise

Bruce T. Whitehurst, president and chief executive officer of the Virginia Bankers Association, will speak at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Nov. 18 as part of the Alfred and Shirley Wampler Caudill Lecture in Entrepreneurship Series.

UVa-Wise Lecture Committee to present Austen’s Powers panel discussion



UVa-Wise will commemorate the milestone anniversary of the printing of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” on Nov. 11 with “Austen’s Powers,” a panel discussion set for 1 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths.

UVa-Wise and ASL sign preferential admission agreement

ASL  Dean and Chief Executive Officer
Donna P.

UVa-Wise ROTC program gets closure reprieve


SGA sets Commuter Appreciation Week


The UVa-Wise Student Government Association wants commuters to feel as much a part of campus life as residential students, so the organization has declared November 11 as Commuter Appreciation Week.

Rose presents at Virginia Counselors Association convention

Rachel Rose
Rachel Rose

Rachel Rose, director of the Center for Student Development at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, recently presented at the Virginia Counselors Association convention in Hot Springs, Va.

UVa-Wise String Ensemble to perform Nov. 21


A chamber music concert featuring the UVa-Wise String Ensemble will be held on Thursday, Nov.  21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths. The event is free and open to the public.


UVa-Wise hosts Avant-Garde Day

Avant-Garde Day

Students from nine regional high schools participated in Avant-Garde Day at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Avant-Garde Day is an annual event that promotes the arts and their importance in culture.

The 177 students attending chose from hands-on sessions in art, music and theater.

Handbell choir, bluegrass and percussion concert set for Nov. 19

The UVa-Wise Handbell Choir, Guitar Ensemble, Bluegrass Band, and Percussion Ensemble will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tue., Nov. 19, in Cantrell Banquet Hall. 

The concert is free and open to the public.  This is a cultural activity credit event.