Virginia Governor Bob
McDonnell will deliver the keynote address during Commencement exercises at The
University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. on the Lawn by the Lake.
The editor-in-chief of The University of Virginia's College at Wise student newspaper, The Highland Cavalier, was awarded first place for breaking news reporting in a national journalism contest for a 2012 news story about the sudden death of the College’s seventh chancellor.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Slemp Foundation and partnership with Humanities Tennessee, the Appalachian Writing Project will offer tuition scholarships in the amount of $450 for young writers who demonstrate need and want to attend the 2013 Appalachian Young Writer's Workshop.
Southwest Virginia teens grades 10-12 (and new graduates) may be selected to live and write at a residential camp at Lincoln Memorial University, where they will work with notable Appalachian authors. The deadline for applying is May 17, 2013.
UVa-Wise senior Phillip Blevins has been named a Virginia Governor’s
Fellow, which means he will spend the summer in Richmond working in the public
safety office for Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Residence students at UVa-Wise will have access to wireless
Internet service when the fall semester begins this August.
According to Angela Lemke, housing director, each residence
hall will offer wireless once the campus completes the estimated $200,000 project.
However, the townhouses and the theme houses will continue with independent
service provided by Comcast.
The editor-in-chief of UVa-Wise’s student newspaper, The Highland Cavalier, was awarded first place for breaking news reporting in a multi-state contest Saturday for a 2012 news story he wrote about the sudden death of the college’s seventh chancellor.
|Pictured: Wesley Harris, Angie Tipton, David Volk, Richard Galyean Donnie Sorah and Angie Tipton|
The seventh annual David Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund Concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Division of Music at The University of Virginia's College at Wise will present its annual spring band concert on Monday, April 22, in the David J. Prior Convocation Center.
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature the College's Wind Ensemble and the Highland Winds Concert Band. For more information, contact Director of Bands Richard Galyean at 276-328-0235 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Highland Cavalier Club honored Bob Colyer, Sr. on April 9 for his decades of service and commitment to The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and its athletic program.
Educators will learn fresh ideas for their own writing and for teaching writing at every level from kindergarten to college during the Appalachian Writing Project’s annual Invitational Summer Institute, sponsored by The University of Virginia’s College at Wise in partnership with the region’s public schools.