Commencement : Alumni Association Information

Congratulations Class of 2015

You’ve almost made it. In May, you will join nearly 10,000 UVa-Wise alumni as members of the UVa-Wise Alumni Association.

The Alumni Association celebrates your accomplishment and hopes you will always maintain a strong tie to your alma mater through involvement with the Association. One of your classmates will be selected to serve a one-year term on the Alumni Board. If you have an interest in doing this, please contact the Alumni Relations Office at The Alumni Association Board of Directors meets up to eight times per year to discuss issues of interest to the development of the College and to raise funds for alumni and student activities.

Alumni Events & Scholarship Funds

The Alumni Association hosts several events and activities annually. Some of them include:

  • Spring Swing Golf Tournament
  • Super Raffle - a 50/50 drawing
  • Annual Cavalier Alumni $elebration
  • Regional alumni club events
  • Welcome Week activities
  • Homecoming--Football, Basketball
  • Alumni Travel

The Alumni Association also provides funds for three different scholarships:

  • Miners’ Family Scholarship
  • Theodore W. Gibson & Elizabeth Fugate Scholarship
  • Scott County/Kingsport Alumni Scholarship

One final note...

Keep in touch with us. We will be your link to the College, your friends and your favorite professors and staff members. If you ever need assistance, please contact the Alumni Office at 276-328-0128,, or update your information at


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