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UVA Wise and Virginia Tech Team Study Mining-Impacted Stream Ecosystems

Fueled by a $700,000 grant, UVA Wise and Virginia Tech will partner to investigate ecosystem processes in impacted streams in Southwest Virginia where salinity has risen as a result of sewage, construction, mining and other activities.

UVA Wise, Virginia Highlands Community College Build Stronger Pathway for Regionally In-Demand Majors

Virginia Highlands Community College students who earn associates degrees in computer science, exercise science or education can now directly transfer to UVA Wise to complete their bachelor’s degrees.

UVA Wise Paves Way for Easy, No-Cost College Admissions Acceptance

A student’s path to apply and get accepted to UVA Wise has never been easier, quicker or more affordable.

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UVA Wise Alumni Establish New On-Campus Scholarship Fund

Three alumni of UVA Wise have turned their memories of living on campus into a first-of-its kind scholarship aimed to help students offset on-campus residential costs.

“A great friend to the College:” Bruce Wasem Honored as UVA Wise Volunteer of the Year

Pick any UVA Wise event over the last 30 years—arts, academics and athletics alike. If you look at photos of the crowd, there’s a good chance you’ll find the 2022 Volunteer of the Year, Bruce Wasem, enthusiastically cheering for the College.

Honoring Decades of Giving: The Napoleon Hill Foundation

This year, UVA Wise honored the Napoleon Hill Foundation as the 2022 Benefactor of the Year for decades of establishing generous scholarships and funds that help students achieve their own success.