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College fair for local high school students set for Sept. 14 at UVa-Wise

A college fair for all Wise County and city of Norton high school students and their parents is set for Sept. 14 at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. and lasts until 8:30 p.m. It will be held in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. The fair is an information session featuring nearly 40 colleges and universities. The fair gives the students and their parents an opportunity to learn more about the schools and what each offers students. This year organizers are asking each student to register online prior to the fair…

UVa-Wise to honor inaugural 1991 football team Saturday

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will recognize the members of the College’s first football team on Saturday, Sept. 5, when the Cavaliers play Tusculum at Carl Smith Stadium.   Tusculum was the opponent…
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Nussbaum to lecture at UVa-Wise Sept. 17

Martha Nussbaum, an American philosopher and the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will…
Chancellor Donna P. Henry

Chancellor Henry pledges economic focus

In her State of the College address, Chancellor Donna P. Henry announced Tuesday that Southwest Virginia’s future will be the focal point…

Convocation and Activities Fair Venue Change

Message from Provost Huguenin Dear friends, As we plan for tomorrow’s Convocation, based on the likelihood of rain, we have made the following determinations: All August 18 Fall Convocation activities will move to the…

Recent grad chronicles shipwreck heroes

Jessica Miller, a 2015 graduate of UVa-Wise, is researching a 128-year-old shipwreck that took the lives of five U.S. Life-Saving Service surfmen as they made an unsuccessful but heroic attempt to rescue the German…