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Lifelong learning equates to UVa-Wise employee’s long-term roots

Students at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise know Brenda Whitaker, the administrative assistant for the natural sciences department, as a staple of the College, a friendly face, problem solver and lifelong learner. Whitaker will be starting her 47th year with the College in October. She carries her badge of service years with honor…

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Bridge to college success

Summer Bridge, a residential program that gives select students the chance to see if a rigorous college experience is right for them,…

UVa-Wise Now Full NCAA Division II Member

by Darrell-Dingus Ely The wait is over at UVa-Wise. Chancellor Donna Henry and Director of Athletics Danny Sterling were informed in a telephone call that the school has been moved to active status as…

UVa-Wise continues RAM volunteer tradition

Volunteers from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise are preparing once again to work with the organizations that conduct the three-day Remote Area Medical clinic each July. The College has been involved with…
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Staff awards presented at UVa-Wise

Several staff members were recognized during an awards ceremony on June 29 for their many years of service, new degrees and certifications…

Sheldon to speak at Oxford University

Professor Garrett W. Sheldon has been invited to speak at a conference at Oxford University.  His paper,entitled "Political Theology and Contemporary Politics," examines major theologians (St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, Luther, Calvin, etc.)  views…