A “Teammate with Heart” Scholarship to Honor Gage Clark’s Memory

The University of Virginia College at Wise announced this week that an endowed scholarship has been established in honor of Gage Clark, a UVA Wise student who passed away unexpectedly on March 23, 2023.

UVA Wise Honors Alumnus, Past Foundation Board President as 2023 Volunteer of the Year

For the second time in the College’s history, Don Green was celebrated by UVA Wise as Volunteer of the Year Saturday night at its annual Benefactor’s Celebration at the David J. Prior Convocation Center.

UVA Wise Posthumously Honors UVA Alumnus as 2023 Benefactor of The Year

UVA Wise honored the late University of Virginia alumnus Richard Durham as its 2023 Benefactor of the Year last weekend at its annual Benefactors Celebration.

Foundations Support UVA Wise Students Through New Gifts

More than $500,000 in recent donations from two charitable foundations will help boost experiential learning, better prepare nursing students, and support young Appalachian writers at UVA Wise.

Honoring A Life Well-Lived: An alumna’s legacy to uplift at-risk children carries on in new UVA Wise scholarship

Jessica Huff Hollyfield had barely started adulthood when her life was tragically cut short by an incurable disease. But her dedication as a passionate advocate, especially for children in need, lives on through a newly-minted scholarship.

UVA Wise Alumni Establish New On-Campus Scholarship Fund

Three alumni of UVA Wise have turned their memories of living on campus into a first-of-its kind scholarship aimed to help students offset on-campus residential costs.

“A great friend to the College:” Bruce Wasem Honored as UVA Wise Volunteer of the Year

Pick any UVA Wise event over the last 30 years—arts, academics and athletics alike. If you look at photos of the crowd, there’s a good chance you’ll find the 2022 Volunteer of the Year, Bruce Wasem, enthusiastically cheering for the College.

Honoring Decades of Giving: The Napoleon Hill Foundation

This year, UVA Wise honored the Napoleon Hill Foundation as the 2022 Benefactor of the Year for decades of establishing generous scholarships and funds that help students achieve their own success.

UVA Wise Recognizes Legacy Leaders

On April 25, at its annual Benefactors Celebration, the University of Virginia’s College at Wise (UVA Wise) honored several of its Legacy Leaders. Each year, UVA Wise recognizes extraordinary gifts to the College and this year was no exception.

From Loss, Passion and Purpose Drive Volunteers of the Year

Recently, UVA Wise recognized Robert and Jennifer England and the Nick England Scholarship Foundation Board as Volunteers of the Year during the College’s annual Benefactors Celebration.

A Place to Thrive: Rasnake to lead Annual Giving

UVA Wise announced that Nathan Rasnake, a 2014 graduate of the College, has been named Director of Annual Giving.

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.

Napoleon Hill Foundation establishes James L. Oleson Bicentennial Scholarship

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is pleased to announce the establishment of the James L. Oleson Napoleon Hill Foundation Bicentennial Scholarship.

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.

Efforts underway at UVA Wise to create Ramseyers’ football scholarship

Alumni and friends of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise are raising funds to endow a scholarship in memory of the late Bill Ramseyer, the man who built the College’s first football team.

Family, friends establish Rachael Erinn White-Hollo Memorial Scholarship at UVA Wise

Family and friends of the late Rachael Erinn White-Hollo have established a scholarship in her memory at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

Twinleaf Society named UVA Wise’s 2020 Volunteer of the Year

The Twinleaf Society is the 2020 Volunteer of the Year for the extraordinary service the society’s retired faculty and staff have given the University of Virginia’s College at Wise over the years.

Williams family is 2020 Benefactor of the Year

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise honored Dr. Allan T. Williams, Ann Marie Fischer Williams, and Zachary A. Williams as the 2020 Benefactor of the Year for establishing a generous scholarship to help students in need.

UVA Wise names library foyer after first African American student

UVA Wise honored a true trailblazer on Aug. 28 by dedicating the library foyer after Miriam Morris Fuller, the College’s first African American student who enrolled when segregation was in full force in Virginia.

Oxbow Center officially opens

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has officially opened a high tech facility designed to promote economic growth.