UVA Wise Magazine

In each of its issues, the UVA Wise Alumni Magazine works to capture stories that inspire connection among alumni and friends in order to boost these important stakeholders’ engagement with the College. By sharing campus news, longer-form features, athletics updates, and information about our alumni and friends, we hope you’ll gain updated insight into the positive momentum of the College, its students, and its community members.

Read on to:

  • Learn about alumni and friends making a difference in the world;
  • Explore the positive impacts of UVA Wise on the region;
  • Hear about the student experience at the College, which is undergirded by vital alumni support;
  • And more!

Sleepless to Seattle: 2023 Computer Science Graduate’s Diligence Delivers Prime Amazon Internship and Job Offer

While most UVA Wise students were enjoying a holiday break, Jacob Coomer buckled down with advanced algorithms, spending 10-hour days preparing to apply for one of the most prestigious, high-paying internships in software engineering.

The Legacy Of Crockett Hall Inspires New Scholarship Fund

Crockett Hall unifies the campus, its students and alumni—then and now. It’s in that same spirit that three alumni have turned their recollections of living on campus into a first-of-its kind scholarship aimed to help new students offset the costs of living on campus.

Last fall, former Crockett Hall residents and alumni Marion “Moe” W. Smith ’73, John L. Sabo ’74 and Steve Curran ’75 established the Crockett Hall Unity Scholarship Fund.

For them, a culture of belonging and fellowship was born in Crockett that has lasted their lifetimes—a foundation they hope to pass on and share with future generations.

Having A Ball
Baseball Team’s Young Recruit Brings Optimism and Energy

Attitude is everything, and six- year-old Cooper Carlson is its mascot, especially in the face of challenge. His indomitable spirit is one of the traits those around him appreciate the most. That joy has been a boon to the already driven UVA Wise baseball team, who signed Cooper as a Highland Cavalier last fall.

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