“Sang” to Sing New Tune for Appalachian Organic Ginseng Farmers with help from UVA Wise

UVA Wise scientists will research solutions for rural farmers looking to farm healthy and organic ginseng as part of a multi-institutional research group receiving a $455,000 grant from the U. S. Department of Agriculture.

UVA Wise named Apple Distinguished School

UVA Wise is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2021-2024 for its 1:1 iPad program which provides each student and employee with an iPad, Apple Pencil and keyboard in order to bridge the digital divide.

UVA Wise reaches All-Steinway School status

UVA Wise is pleased to announce that the College has now reached All-Steinway status. Students and faculty engaging in a multitude of musical learning and performance experiences can easily utilize Steinway and Sons pianos on campus.

Commonwealth’s Attorney Visits UVA Wise to Celebrate Constitution Day

On Friday, September 17, UVA Wise hosted a Constitution Day event to celebrate the signing of one of the most influential documents in American history, the U.S. Constitution.

UVA Wise names new Director of Alumni Engagement

UVA Wise announced today that Corey Sanchez, a 2013 graduate of the College, has been named the new Director of Alumni Engagement. Sanchez was selected from a competitive search pool and will begin his new position on Sept. 27, 2021.

UVA Wise to Host Family Nurse Practitioner Program

In fall 2022, UVA Wise will begin offering another educational program to advance the health care workforce of Southwest Virginia. Public health in the region will take another step forward as UVA Wise hosts UVA's Family Nurse Practitioner program.

Nick England Scholarship Foundation further impacts students through generous contributions

Robert and Jennifer England, through the Nick England Scholarship Foundation, made another generous contribution to commemorate the life of their late son, Nick, to UVA Wise. Today’s commitment brings the cumulative total of their support to $500,000.

UVA Wise’s RALLY SWVA program among finalists for national economic development award

UVA Wise recently learned that its RALLY SWVA program, created jointly with Opportunity SWVA, is among 22 finalists for the University Economic Development Association’s Awards of Excellence.

Two math instructors featured in UVA campaign for utilizing the Numbers App

UVA Wise’s Rachel Clay-Keohane and Wendy Martin, who each serve as instructors in mathematics, were featured in the University of Virginia’s Center for Teaching Excellence “Small Changes, Big Impact” series.

UVA Wise recognized as agent of social mobility in U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News & World Report released its 2022 rankings, which highlight UVA Wise as both a top public liberal arts college and as one of the top ten colleges in the nation for promoting social mobility for its students.

ROTC students honor first responders, commemorate 9/11 anniversary

Just before 7 a.m., more than 40 Army ROTC cadets set out to perform three acts of service to commemorate the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, and honor the first responders who helped that day and since.

Future K-12 Musicians Are Tuning Up This Fall at UVA Wise

Thanks to funding from a UVA program called “3CAVS,” music professors Hannah and Peter Ryan are offering local elementary, middle and high school students the opportunity to take private music lessons after school through the Appalachian Music Project.