News archive : 2010
January 11, 2010 — Teresa A. Sullivan, the University of Michigan's provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and a leading scholar in labor force demography, will become the University of Virginia's eighth president on August 1.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Alumni Association will host a trip to Greece this summer for alumni and friends.
The trip is scheduled for July 16-27 and is the second getaway organized by the UVa-Wise Alumni Association. A group traveled to Ireland in 2008.
The Appalachian Writing Project of the Center for Teaching Excellence at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is accepting applications for the 2010 Invitational Summer Institute to be held on campus June 21 through July 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
The Bristol Rhythm and Roots Concert Series at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise returns for a third season with a concert featuring Ian Gilliam & The Fire Kings at the C. Bascom Slemp Student Center on Saturday, Feb. 6.
Jimson Weed, a semiannual literary journal of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, is accepting submissions from local writers for the spring 2010 issue.
The “Super Saturday” Financial Aid Workshop will be held at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Feb. 13 with check-in beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the lobby of Darden Hall.
Jean Feldman and David Elkind are the keynote speakers for the 18th Annual Early Childhood Conference, sponsored by The University of Virginia's College at Wise. The free two-day conference is presented by the UVa-Wise Department of Education and the Center for Teaching Excellence.
Summer College at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise features a variety of classes in administration of justice, biology, business, chemistry, communication, computer science, economics, education, English, mathematics, music, psychology, religion, sociology and Spanish.
“Serial Killers and their Victims,” “Mutant Ninja Fruit Flies,” “Mystery Novel” and “Great Religions of the World” are among the courses available during the two summer sessions. A variety of courses that satisfy general education requirements will be offered, as well.
Three students have been chosen by Student Support Services at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise as standouts for their academics, character and integrity. This year’s SSS “star” students are Sheila Hamblin, Ed Harris and Gary Johnson.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business will begin offering courses this spring as part of the new “Darden/UVa-Wise Partnership for Leadership Development.”
Through exploratory discussions with Southwest Virginia business leaders, the idea of a concentrated effort of high-level education was formed and cultivated in the Partnership for Leadership Development.