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Ryan Tackett Wardell awarded grant

UVA Wise music faculty member Ryan Tackett Wardell has received a grant of $7,500 from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation to launch a school outreach program in Fall 2020. 
 With funding from the grant, Wardell will work with the Lonesome Pine Theater Company to bring history alive with a small touring ensemble that performs for elementary US History students in Wise County and the city of Norton. The plays will feature regional performers and musicians and be aligned with the Virginia Standards of Learning for US History taught in fifth and sixth grade.   “Our goal is to be…

UVA Wise ranks second in percentage of history majors

The Chronicle of Higher Education published data that shows UVA Wise ranks second out of 485 public colleges and universities in the nation in the percentage of undergraduates majoring in history. To compare, UVA…
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UVA Wise adds four new majors this fall

UVA Wise now has four new majors within the College’s Education Department so current students and prospective students have more academic choices…

Chancellor Henry’s State-of-the College address

UVA Wise is laying the groundwork for its path forward in the new higher education landscape, Chancellor Donna P. Henry said at the State of the College address Friday as faculty and staff prepare…

Martin Luther King dinner and march set for Jan. 20

The 24th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance March, sponsored by the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and others from the local community, will be held on Jan. 20, 2020 in Wise.…

UVA Wise names 350 to fall 2019 Dean’s List

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its fall 2019 Dean’s List. The 350 students named to the Dean’s List earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0…

Consortium based at UVA Wise awarded ACSE grant

The Southwest Virginia Public Education Consortium will use a $125,000 Advancing Computer Science Education grant to develop high quality instructional resources and to provide professional learning opportunities for teachers in 19 school divisions. The…

Kids Day set for Dec. 19

The University of Virginia's College at Wise will hold Kids Day on Thursday, December 19 when the UVA Wise men's basketball team hosts Ohio University – Chillicothe at 12 p.m. inside the David J.…