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Williams encourages 55 UVa-Wise Dec grads

A coal miner’s daughter told the 55 December graduates of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise that their college education has given them tools to begin the next phase of their journey toward success. Dawneda Williams, managing director of the B F Foundation and partner of Fowler Enterprises, took the graduates on a tour of the journey her Appalachian family took over the years—a path marked with determination and hard work—that highlights the importance of education. Williams, an educator who serves or held leadership positions on various higher education boards, including the UVa-Wise Board and the UVa-Wise Foundation Board,…

UVa-Wise has $84 million economic impact

An economic impact study reveals that the University of Virginia’s College at Wise pumped $84 million into Virginia’s economy and had a strong $64 million overall economic impact on the seven coalfield counties and…

UVa-Wise December Recognition of Graduates streaming video link

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Recognition of December Graduates streaming video link can be accessed at Friday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m. at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/uvawise/portal.htm?eventId=333583&streamType=video.

Student Theater Festival set for Dec. 5-6

Theater students at UVa-Wise are celebrating the arts on campus with a weekend of events in the Gilliam Center for the Arts. The Student Theater Festival, a fundraiser to help students attend the Southeastern…
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Psi Chi donates to food bank

The food bank in Big Stone Gap received a boost Tuesday from Psi Chi, the international honor society for psychology at UVa-Wise.…

UVa-Wise lands $15,000 planning grant for ‘The Nest’

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has been awarded a $15,000 planning grant for the student organization Innovators, Inc. to develop a space in the town of Wise where students and local entrepreneurs…
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UVa-Wise Girls Day in STEM-H is a success

Kelsey Johnson, an astrophysicist with the University of Virginia, asked about 400 sixth grade girls from Southwest Virginia Monday to draw a…

Highland Winds and Jazz Ensemble concert on Nov. 7

The Highland Winds and the UVa-Wise Jazz Ensemble will present the annual fall concert on Monday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. The Highland Winds, under the direction…