Professor Featured Nationally for Career Advising in Human Services

When Christa Moore, assistant professor of sociology, came to the University of Virginia’s College at Wise to share her knowledge about and experience in human services with her students, she knew she’d be mentoring them as they searched for careers.

UVA Wise releases Spring 2021 Dean's List

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its spring 2021 Dean’s List.

Class of 2020 Honored at In-Person Commencement

On Sunday, May 9, 2021, members of the Class of 2020 were honored in a Commencement ceremony that took place at 1 p.m. at Carl Smith Stadium.

Class of 2021 Has Historic Commencement

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, the members of the Class of 2021 graduated in a historic Commencement ceremony, the first of the College’s since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Alan Levine is UVA Wise Commencement 2021 speaker

Alan Levine, executive chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Ballad Health, will deliver the Commencement Address to the UVA Wise Class of 2021 at Commencement 2021 ceremonies on May 8 at 11 a.m. in Carl Smith Stadium in Wise.

Madelyn L. Lawrence is Commencement 2021 honorary student speaker

Madelyn Lawrence, a resident of Harrisonburg, Virginia, is the honorary student speaker for Commencement 2021 at UVA Wise.

Harvey coauthors an illustrated math book for all ages

A graduate school friend asked UVA Wise Professor Matthew Harvey to work with him on a colorful book—think “The Hungry Caterpillar”— about unsolved math problems. Harvey considered it and decided to give it a try.

Coffee Night, lecture feature acclaimed poet Suzanne Underwood Rhodes

Acclaimed poet Suzanne Underwood Rhodes is the featured poet at Coffee Night at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. The event is set for April 13 from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Wyllie Hall renovation grows closer

It’s been in the works for many years, but the UVA Wise Department of Nursing will soon have a new facility to meet the needs of the growing program.

UVA Wise announces fall 2020 Dean’s List

The fall 2020 Dean’s List includes 364 students, who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

UVA Wise, Appalachian School of Law sign 3-plus-3 program

UVA Wise and Appalachian School of Law are pleased to announce that they have recently entered into a collaborative initiative, known as a 3-plus-3 program.

Jack Tales opening on Nov. 14 in UVA Wise Gilliam Center for the Arts Courtyard

The UVA Wise Theater Department’s current production, Jack Tales, opens on Nov. 14 in the Gilliam Center for the Arts Courtyard.

UVA Wise, Shell awarded CHRS grant

Mike Shell, associate professor of biology at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, has been awarded a grant from the Commonwealth Health Research Board.

Proulex, Meade have study published

Seniors M. Jerryd Meade and Grayson Proulex have had a study published in the Journal of Phycology.

Constitutional Day Jeopardy Event

Since this year the College has been faced with challenges related to COVID-19, Brian McKnight and Heather Evans hosted UVA Wise’s first Constitution Day Jeopardy Event last month on Zoom.

UVA Wise Awarded $1.6 Million to Help Low Income, First Generation, and Students With Disabilities Succeed

The U.S. Department of Education announced that UVA Wise received a federal Student Support Services (SSS) grant totaling more than 1.6 million dollars over five years to help students succeed in and graduate from college.

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 cohort.

Launching an Initiative on Service Learning During COVID-19

Professor Heather Evans and Professor Christa Moore have decided to move ahead with plans for a community engagement initiative, even though the COVID-19 pandemic slowed their plans.

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.

UVA Wise is redrawing the map

Virginia lawmakers approved legislation to let the College offer reduced tuition to all students from the Appalachian region.

Folds-Bennett to serve as next provost at UVA Wise

After an extensive nationwide search, Trisha Folds-Bennett has been selected to serve as provost for the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

UVA Wise to provide iPads to full time students, faculty, staff

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will help bridge the technology gap this fall by providing each full-time student, faculty and staff with iPad, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard.

UVA Wise adds four new majors this fall

Learn more about the four new majors in the Education Department.