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Don’t lose out: SCHEV helps students, families learn about financial aid

College students in Virginia left on the table an estimated $54.4 million in federal funds in 2014 alone — simply because they didn’t fill out the required paperwork. That estimate, from a recent analysis by NerdWallet.com, underscores the importance of financial-aid awareness. Throughout February — Financial Aid Awareness Month in Virginia — SCHEV is teaming up with Educational Credit Management Corp. to sponsor the Super FAFSA Project to encourage students and families to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA is the form students must submit to colleges, universities and career-technical schools to be considered for federal financial…

UVa-Wise has 21 students presenting at NCUR in April

Nearly two dozen UVa-Wise students will present their undergraduate research projects in April at the National Council for Undergraduate Research conference in Asheville. The College has what Academic Dean Amelia Harris terms “an unprecedented…

Vance and Rodriguez part of faculty mentoring network

The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis Consortium, in collaboration with the Ecological Society of America, has accepted faculty members James Vance and Josephine Rodriguez to a faculty mentoring and professional development network. The…

Fall Dean’s List announced at UVa-Wise

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its fall 2015 Dean’s List. The 324 students named to the Dean’s List earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0…
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UVa-Wise names Dane Damron football coach

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise announced Dane Damron as the school’s new head football coach Thursday. Damron coached the last…