UVa-Wise will commemorate the milestone anniversary of the
printing of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” on Nov. 11 with “Austen’s
Powers,” a panel discussion set for 1 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Concert Choir will present “A Tapestry of Carols” with Central, Eastside and Union high schools as special guests.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise joined a nationwide campaign to prevent dating violence on college campuses.
speaker Greg Reid will deliver the keynote address at the annual Napoleon
Hill Day on Oct. 28 at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
is also a noted author published in 30 foreign languages and co-author of the
best seller “Three Feet From Gold” with Sharon Lechter and the Napoleon Hill
Wendy Welch, director of the Graduate Medical Education Consortium of Southwest Virginia, was a featured author at the Southern Festival of the Book, held in Nashville earlier this month.
Welch discussed her work "The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap: a memoir of community, friendship, and the uncommon pleasure of a good book" (St. Martin's Press) on C-Span's Books TV.
UVa-Wise men’s cross-country runner Shaquon Wilkins has been named Mountain East Conference runner of the week for his performance at the Golden Eagle Invitational. Wilkins won the Golden Eagle Invitational with a time of 19:26 in the 6 kilometer event. The time was nearly 30 seconds ahead of the closest competitor.
Jonathan D. Sarris, a history
professor at North Carolina Wesleyan College and a leading authority on
Appalachia’s Civil War, will lecture at UVa-Wise on Thursday, Oct. 3.
Chuck Clisso, an adjunct art professor at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, has had an original piece accepted into the world’s largest art competition for the second year in a row.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is once among the
top public national liberal arts colleges whose students graduate with a low
debt load, according to the latest issue of U.S. News and World Report’s annual
Jordan Childress, a UVa-Wise senior, realized a childhood
dream this summer as official radio announcer for the Bristol White Sox baseball
Childress now knows exactly what he wants to do after he
earns his communication degree in May.