UVA Wise Names Gary C. Johnson as Next Provost

Johnson has a decade of experience as a provost and a passion for helping students and families appreciate the value of a liberal arts education.

Best Selling Author Barbara Kingsolver to Speak at UVA Wise

Kingsolver won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her book, “Demon Copperhead.” The book is set in nearby Lee County at the onset of the opioid epidemic, and is a modern interpretation of Charles Dickens' “David Copperfield.”

UVA Wise Spotlights Student for National TRIO Day

Lilly Meade, a UVA Wise junior, is not only a full-time student, but is a triple major in sociology, criminal justice and accounting with a minor in psychology. Meade credits the UVA Wise’s TRIO programs for getting her where she is today.

UVA Wise Freshman Aidan Bowman Auditions for 22nd Season of “American Idol” Releases First Single on Spotify

This Sunday, Feb. 18, Bowman, along with family, friends and UVA Wise supporters, can follow his quest on the premiere of “American Idol’s” 22nd season.

All You Need Is Love: Alumnus Credits His Wife as His Muse While Releasing Album

For many, UVA Wise is a place where students and alumni earn an education that serves them for a lifetime. However, for UVA Wise alumni Rick and Vickie Herron, UVA Wise is the place where they found enduring love.

Anne and Gene Worrell Foundation Makes Three-Year Commitment to the Cumberland Forest Community Fund

The Foundation’s charitable gift aims to honor and uphold Anne and Gene Worrell’s legacy by promoting economic and community development in the region where the Worrells met and spent many years together.

Highland Cavaliers Hosted First Softball Home Game on its new field Sunday

Sunday’s double header served as the first home games of the season and the first time the Highland Cavaliers played on their new artificial turf field.

Highland Cavaliers Hosted First Baseball Game on New Artificial Turf Field; Softball Season Kicks off on its New Field Next Weekend

Not only did the Cavaliers play the first game of the season, but it was the first time the Highland Cavaliers played on their new artificial turf field.

UVA Wise 28th Annual MLK Jr. Remembrance March Rescheduled; WYCB Sports Producer Heather Williams to Speak for Black History Month on Feb. 12

On Monday, February 12, the remembrance program, presented by both UVA Wise’s Black History Month Committee and the Town of Wise, celebrates the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Where Football Is More Than a Game: UVA Wise Alumnus Nominated for National Coaching Award

The Washington Commanders have nominated a UVA Wise alumnus for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award.

UVA Wise Announces New Associate Vice Chancellor of Community and Economic Development

UVA Wise welcomes Randall Rose, a seasoned economic and community development leader who has served Southwest Virginia for nearly 20 years.

UVA Wise MLK Jr. Remembrance Program Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

Due to the weather and in the interest of the safety of our College and Community, the 28th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance Program scheduled this afternoon has been postponed.