UVA Wise Strings Instructor Nominated for Grammy Awards

A UVA Wise strings instructor has garnered two Grammy nominations for his second album.

UVA Wise and The Nature Conservancy to Distribute an Additional $140,000 in grant funding to Local Projects

UVA Wise, The Nature Conservancy, and the Cumberland Forest Limited Partnership are pleased to launch the second round of applications for the Cumberland Forest Community Fund.

Opportunity Appalachia and UVA Wise Announce Project Selections

Opportunity Appalachia and State Lead for Virginia, UVA Wise, today announced selection of eight projects to participate in a program to bring jobs, business support and investment to Central Appalachia.

Women’s Lacrosse Coach Wins UVA’s Highest Employee Honor

This month, Dennehy was named a 2022 Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contributor Award winner.

UVA Wise Hosts Black History Month Lecture Series and Soulfest in February

This February, UVA Wise will celebrate Black History Month through its month-long series of lectures focusing on community activism, entrepreneurship and raising Black voices in Appalachia.

Chancellor Henry’s Top 10 Achievements From the Past Decade

In her 10 years as the institution’s leader, Donna P. Henry has partnered with faculty, staff and students from across the College–as well as leaders around the region and across the Commonwealth–to make positive change for UVA Wise.

The GAUNTLET Business Program and Competition 2023 expands to Southwest Virginia in Partnership with UVA Wise and Opportunity Southwest

Southwest Virginia entrepreneurs can compete for $300,000 in cash and prizes as part of a business accelerator program sponsored by The Advancement Foundation, Opportunity Southwest and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise starting this February.

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 Celebrates 27th Annual MLK Jr. Remembrance March

The 27th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. march and remembrance program, sponsored by UVA Wise returns in person this year celebrating the theme, “Remember, Celebrate and Act.”

Governor Youngkin Proposes Funds for UVA Wise to Expand its Research Capacity, Drive STEM Education

In his 2023 budget, Governor Glenn Youngkin recently proposed allocating an additional $800,000 for UVA Wise to help solving Southwest Virginia’s most pressing challenges.

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 Celebrates First Community Entrepreneur Cohort, Seeks New Participants for 2023

Got an idea for a startup? Let UVA Wise help you transform it into reality.