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UVA Wise is sixth in the nation for social mobility says U.S. News & World Report

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has been ranked sixth in the nation for producing graduates who do well when it comes to social mobility. The ranking comes from the annual report released today by U.S. News & World Report. According to U.S. News & World Report, economically disadvantaged students are less likely to graduate. However, some colleges have a higher success rate when it comes to advancing social mobility by graduating large portions of economically disadvantaged students who receive Pell Grants. UVA Wise has many students who are the first in their family to enter college. First generation…

New cohort of NSF S-STEM students announced

The National Science Foundation S-STEM Scholars at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise welcomes 10 first-year students to the program’s 2020-2021…

Commencement 2020 delayed until May 9, 2021

The Commencement ceremony for the UVA Wise Class of 2020 has been delayed until May 9, 2021 because of the need to limit gatherings across Virginia due to a spike of positive cases throughout…

SWVA Economic Forum to go online in September

The fifth annual Southwest Virginia Economic Forum will take place online in September after the COVIF 19 virus upended the popular event last May. The online forum will be open to all and will…