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Blevins receives Southwestern Virginia Technology Council President’s Award for economic development work

Shannon Blevins accepting the President's Award
Shannon Blevins accepting the President's Award

Shannon Blevins, director of economic development at The University of Virginia’s College at Wi

Four UVa-Wise students are conducting research as Summer Scholars

Four students at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise are spending the summer researching various projects as part of the Summer Scholars Program.

The C. Bascom Slemp Foundation funds the undergraduate research. The funds are specifically provided for undergraduate research that falls outside the natural sciences.

UVa-Wise students are latest HAI Research Fellows


Three students at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were recently named Healthy Appalachia Institute Student Research Fellows.

 

Ash Lawn Opera Company and UVa-Wise Music Division to present Susannah

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Music Division in conjunction with the Ash Lawn Opera Company from Charlottesville, Va. will present the opera, Susannah on June 21 at 7 p.m. in the Black Box Theater in Gilliam Center for the Arts.

UVa-Wise receives district advertising award

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has won a Silver ADDY award at the American Advertising Federation’s District 3 competition for the campaign, ‘Are you UVa-Wise?’

UVa-Wise student killed in I-81 crash

A freshman at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has died in a two-vehicle crash that happened on Tuesday, June 3 on Interstate 81 in Washington County.
 
According to the Virginia State Police, Abenezer D. Thewdros, 19, of Arlington, Va., died at the scene, along with passengers Abel N. Ayele, 19, of Arlington, Va., and Alemu S. Ameha, 25, of Alexandria, Va.
 

Appalachian Writing Project offers summer writing camps

 
 
The Appalachian Writing Project at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is offering five summer writing camps for grades K-12 during the month of June. 
 
The Young Writers Program Summer Writing Camps will be conducted by teacher consultants from the Appalachian Writing Project of UVa-Wise and are sponsored by the Slemp

UVa-Wise professor O'Donnell featured on 'With Good Reason'

Michael O’Donnell, an assistant professor of French with The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, recently appeared on 'With Good Reason,' a radio production of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
 
O’Donnell, who has been teaching for nearly five decades, discusses his travels, not being ready for retirement and his own mortality with Kelly Libby, an associate producer for the show.
 
The episode may be downloaded at the 'With Good Reason' web site at www.withgoodreasonradio.org.

Spring 2014 Dean's List includes 343 students

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its spring 2014 Dean’s List.

The 343 students named to the Dean’s List earned a grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 scale with no grades below a “C” and were enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.

Necessary is among 2014 Sandridge Outstanding Contributor winners

Jessica Necessary, administrative assistant for the Visual and Performing Arts department,  is among the 2014 Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Award recipients. This program gives members of the University and College at Wise community the opportunity to honor employees who have shown exemplary service and commitment to the University. It is the highest honor for staff at the University and College at Wise.