Student Affairs announces Leadership Awards

The Division of Student Affairs at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is pleased to announce recipients for the 2020-2021 Annual Leadership Awards.

It’s Smiddy

Starfire Cherrix first arrived on campus as a high school student. He was accepted to the Governor’s School at UVA Wise because of his keen interest in theatre.

Virtual sixth annual SWVA Economic Forum set for May 26-27

The sixth annual Southwest Virginia Economic Forum will be held virtually on May 26-27, 2021.

Smith to deliver Commencement 2020 address

Brad D. Smith, executive chairman of Intuit’s board of directors, will deliver the virtual keynote address for the University of Virginia’s College at Wise 2020 Commencement exercises.

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.

Family, friends establish J. Brent Fleming Memorial Scholarship

Family and friends of the late J. Brenton Fleming, known affectionately as Brent, have established a scholarship in his honor and memory at the University of Virginia’s College at 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.

UVA Wise Announces In-Person Commencement Plans

UVA Wise has announced in-person Commencement ceremonies will be held for the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020 following Gov. Ralph Northam’s new guidance on graduations for the Commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.