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News archive : 2010

Gilliam Center for the Arts officially dedicated at UVa-Wise

The Gilliam Center for the Arts was officially dedicated in an April 12 ceremony that featured University of Virginia President John T. Casteen III and others honoring the Gilliam family’s contribution to the facility.

Cabinet members visit UVa-Wise as part of Southwest Virginia tour

Two members of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s cabinet visited The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Wednesday as part of a two-day tour of Southwest Virginia.
Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Jim Cheng and Secretary of Technology Jim Duffey, along with several deputy secretaries, were briefed on the College’s efforts to boost the region’s economy.

UVa-Wise MENC Chapter receives recognition


The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Chapter of the Collegiate Music Educators National Conference was recently recognized for its growth and recruiting efforts.


The UVa-Wise chapter was honored for recruiting and maintaining membership. The National Association for Music Education notified UVa-Wise chapter advisor Richard Galyean of the honor.


Whitaker receives 40-year Service Award at UVa-Wise


The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has changed a lot over the years, and Brenda Whitaker has witnessed four decades of the College’s transformation from her Science Center office.


Whitaker, administrative assistant in the Department of Natural Sciences, was recently recognized for the 40 years of service she has provided to UVa-Wise.


UVa-Wise names students to Dean's List


The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its spring 2010 Dean’s List.

Blood drive set for July 13 at UVa-Wise

The Office of Greek Life at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is sponsoring a summer Blood Drive on Tuesday, July 13, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the McCraray Hall parking lot.

New logo unveiled for UVa-Wise athletic teams

cavs logoAthletic teams at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will soon sport a new logo designed to accentuate the College’s identity and serve as a unique marketing tool for the Athletic Department.
The new logo uses the letter “V” or “UVA-WISE.” A new Cavalier head can be used alone or with the “V” or “UVA-WISE.” The logo will gradually be implemented as uniforms and other items are replaced.
The logo change is due to copyright infringement related to the use of the previous style V and sabers logo on uniforms, clothing, souvenirs or playing surfaces, said Danny Sterling, UVa-Wise director of athletics.

UVa-Wise to offer high-tech cohort degree program this fall

Students have the opportunity this fall to pursue a bachelor’s degree in management information systems through a cohort program offered at the Abingdon and Lebanon campuses of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
Classes will be held at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon and at the Southwest Virginia Technology Development Center in Lebanon.

UVa-Wise offers accounting degree cohort in Abingdon

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is offering an accounting degree cohort at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon this fall.
The Bachelor of Science in accounting cohort program at the College’s Abingdon campus is designed for working adults. It features evening and online classes that can be completed in 18 months, including summer sessions. Financial aid is available for qualifying students. Fall semester classes begin on August 18. 

Teacher Education Program at UVa-Wise receives TEAC accreditation

The Teacher Education Program at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has received national accreditation from the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.
The United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation recognize TEAC as a national accreditor.
The Teacher Education Program joins more than 110 accredited programs in 21 states with TEAC-accredited educator preparation programs.