Nursing program gets boost from LPH Community Fund

NORTON, Va. – The Lonesome Pine Hospital Community Fund continues to enhance health care quality in Southwest Virginia by making additional contributions to support the nursing programs at local colleges and Wellmont Health System hospitals. The community fund recently donated $20,000 to the University of Virginia’s College at Wise to assist the nursing school’s simulation lab. This contribution will also help the nursing program in purchasing licensure review materials. The fund also provided $10,000 to Mountain Empire Community College to help students in the registered nursing program who are required to pay fees for a Comprehensive Review and Assessment Program from Assessment Technologies Institute. This program is a focused resource…

UVa-Wise Staff Council awards eighth scholarship

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Staff Council has awarded its eighth scholarship to an employee of the College. The UVa-Wise Staff Scholarship Fund, established by the Staff Council, provides support for tuition,…

Alpha Phi Sigma prison book drive successful

The UVa-Wise chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society, completed a successful book drive for inmates at Wallens Ridge State Prison. According to Professor Ashley Dickinson, the students in the…

Alpha Phi Sigma holds book drive

The UVa-Wise chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society, is sponsoring a book drive for inmates at Wallens Ridge State Prison. Professor Ashley Dickinson said the students took a recent…