Category: Alumni

Olympian Abdul-Saboor hopes to make UVa-Wise proud

Bruce Wasem was participating in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Wise when he learned that former UVa-Wise running back Hakeem Abdul-Saboor had qualified for the 2018 Olympics as a bobsledder on Team USA. “I didn’t know what they were talking about,” the former UVa-Wise football coach said. The tidbit of conversation tickled…

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…