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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 baseball for the Highland Cavaliers. The time required to play collegiate sports while pursuing a rigorous degree proved difficult for the left fielder, so he opted for a degree in foreign studies. After…

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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…

Darden Society inducts new members

Thirty-eight UVa-Wise students were inducted into the Darden Society, the College’s oldest honor society, on Thursday, April 30. The society is named for Colgate W. Darden, president of the University of Virginia when the…
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A family man

Troy Adam Boring will have a special person in the audience on May 9 when he walks across the stage during Commencement…

UVa-Wise Move-Out donation drive

From May 2 through May 11, students moving out at the end of spring semester will be able to lighten their load and donate their unwanted and gently used items to Goodwill during the…
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Forging new trails

Twins Helen and Olivia Osborne are used to taking the same path in life. The two were co-valedictorians when they graduated from…