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UVa-Wise bands to host Summer Music Conservatory

The Summer Music Conservatory, hosted by the UVa-Wise bands, is set for July 6-9 and is open to any band student from Dickenson, Lee and Wise counties and the city of Norton in grades 8-12. The conservatory will be held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. each day in the band room of the Gilliam Center for the Arts on the campus of UVa-Wise. A culminating concert will take place during the pre-show entertainment before a performance of Virginia’s state outdoor drama “Trail of the Lonesome Pine” in Big Stone Gap on July 9. Students will receive instruction in concert…

325 named to spring 2015 Dean’s List

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its spring 2015 Dean’s List. The 325 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 awards 307 degrees

The 307 members of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Class of 2015 were urged Saturday by University of Virginia Provost…

UVa-Wise inducts honor society members

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has inducted students into its honor societies for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The following is a list of the honor societies and the new members:   Alpha…
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Making a tough situation better

Morgan Goodbrod and Ashley Hooven found themselves in a difficult situation last year when their college — Virginia Intermont — shuttered its…
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Roa realizes nursing degree dream

Luis Roa decided to get a degree in nursing when the Puerto Rico native arrived at UVa-Wise seven years ago to play…
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A new beginning

Commencement often seems so long away for students who spend four years working toward a college degree, but for 31-year-old Benjamin Butler,…
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A family tradition

A high percentage of UVa-Wise graduates are first generation college students, but Briana Jamison is an exception. Jamison, a member of the…