News archive : 2010
Two rising seniors at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were recently recognized as outstanding athletes by the Highland Cavalier Club.
Richard Davidson, president of the Highland Cavalier Club, announced that $1,000 scholarships would be awarded to Kaitlyn Collins of Russell County and Spencer Adams of Wise County.
“We are proud of both Kaitlyn and Spencer,” Davidson said.
Bruce Blansett has been selected as the student speaker for the 2010 Commencement at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, May 15.
The Haysi resident arrived at UVa-Wise four years ago with every intention of earning a degree in biology so he could attend medical school after graduation.
The Dickenson County resident took a heavy load of science courses, but his plans changed once he enrolled in “London and Literature.”
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is beginning a new initiative for online learning this summer called “UVa-Wise Online.”
The new initiative offers online courses with flexible class times to fit the busy schedules of traditional-age students and adult learners interested in working toward a degree.
The academic departments of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise recognized the scholastic achievements of members of the Class of 2010 and other students on May 14.
Several members of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise faculty were presented with Harrison Faculty Awards on May 10.
Eric Drummond Smith, assistant professor of political science, received the Rising Star Award, presented to a faculty member with fewer than five years of full-time teaching experience who exemplifies excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.
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.
Ten new members were inducted into the Psi Chi Honorary Society during a ceremony at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
Six new members were inducted into the Sigma Tau Delta Honorary Society during a ceremony at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
Sigma Tau Delta’s purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature.
Ten new members were inducted into the Phi Alpha Theta Honorary Society during a ceremony at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
Phi Alpha Theta, one of the nation’s largest honor societies, is devoted to excellence in the study of history. Requirements for membership in Phi Alpha Theta include an overall grade point average of 3.0 and a minimum of 3.0 in history classes.
Phi Alpha Theta inductees for the 2009-2010 academic year are:
The Computer Science Department at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is hosting its annual Summer Program in Robotics and Intelligent Technology program beginning June 21.
SPIRIT is a weeklong day camp available for rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in science and technology. Students work with UVa-Wise professors and students to get hands-on experience with robotics, programming and artificial intelligence.
SPIRIT takes place June 21 though June 25.