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Freshmen Move-in Day brings excitement and mixed emotions

 

By Kathy Still

Ruby Williams’ smile was warm and bright Friday as the Richmond resident and her family made their third visit to The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. 

“I am so excited about this,” she said. “We are all excited.” 

Papa John’s offers additional dining choices on UVa-Wise campus

Papa John’s pizza is joining Chartwells Dining Services at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise to provide additional dining choices on campus.

Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 20, Papa John’s pizza will be available on the lower level of Smith Dining Commons.

 Papa John's is the first national brand to join Chartwells Dining Services at UVa-Wise.

David J. Prior Convocation Center hosts two upcoming concerts

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise’s David J. Prior Convocation Center is host to two concerts, Casting Crowns and Travis Tritt.

 C. Group Productions will present an evening with Casting Crowns on Thursday, Aug. 28. The concert begins at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m. Ticket prices are $15 and up.

Travis Tritt, will perform at the Prior Center on Sunday, Sept. 28. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the concert beginning at 7 p.m.  Ticket prices are $32.50 and up

President Sullivan to speak at 60th Fall Convocation

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will hold its 60th Fall Convocation on Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which officially begins the 2014-2015 academic term. The event features the installation of Student Government Association president and the Honor Court chair. In addition, new faculty will be introduced during the ceremony.

Auditions set for performances to celebrate Shakespeare's 450th B-Day

 

The theater division at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise plans to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday by performing two of his plays and hosting a ProArt and American Shakespeare Center performance of a third play.

UVa-Wise selected as Partner Campus in Red Flag Campaign

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is now a Partner Campus with the Red Flag Campaign, a nationwide program to prevent dating violence on college campuses.

UVa-Wise successfully completed its first Red Flag Campaign last year. UVa-Wise now joins 19 other Virginia colleges or universities as Partner Campuses. As a Partner Campus, the College has committed to being actively involved in the Red Flag Campaign Advisory Committee for one year.

Office of Career Services gets new name

 

The Center for Student Development is pleased to announce that the Office of Career Services is now called the Office of Professional and Career Development.

GMEC director edits Public Health in Appalachia

 

Health care advocates and providers have collaborated on a book that provides in-depth perspectives to promote an understanding of the factors that affect health in the Appalachian region, and it examines effective responses to those issues.

Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics fund UVa-Wise scholarships

Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics donation to UVa-Wise
Left to right: Ed Stout, Clara Johnson, Kurtz Alderman, Don Green,
Chancellor Donna Henry, Larry Greear and Winston Ely

Marching Highland Cavalier band camp set for August 8-14

The Marching Highland Cavaliers band camp is scheduled for Aug. 8-14 on The University of Virginia’s College at Wise campus.
 
Percussion and colorguard members who will be residing on campus may move into the residence hall between 9 a.m. and noon., Aug. 8. Winds members may move in between 9 a.m. and noon., Aug. 10. 

A detailed schedule for the camp will be distributed upon student arrival.

Any UVa-Wise student or Mountain Empire Community College student with band experience is invited to be a part of the Marching Highland Cavaliers.