The Marching Highland Cavaliers will hold its annual band camp in August. Percussion and colorguard members are to report on Aug. 9. Percussion and color guard members who are going to live in campus housing may move in from 9 a.m. until noon, with rehearsals beginning at 1 p.m. All wind players are to move in on Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. until noon, with rehearsals beginning at 1 p.m. Camp will conclude on Thursday, Aug. 15.
In conjunction with Sidearm Sports, the UVa-Wise Sports Information Department has just completed a redesign of the school's official athletic website, www.uvawisecavs.com.
The website now features new graphics of former and current-student athletes along with a more user friendly interface. The site is fully integrated with both Twitter and Facebook allowing fans to interact with other Cavalier fans on social media sites about stories, rosters and results.
Wally Smith, a biologist and professor with The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, will appear on “With Good Reason,” a radio production of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, during the week of July 13 through July 19.
On Saturday, July 27, at 11 a.m., the Lee County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee and the Appalachian Warfare Program at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will dedicate a Civil War Trails historic marker at the Seminary United Methodist Church.
The David J. Prior Convocation Center
at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has been awarded LEED Silver
certification by the United States Green Building Council.
The Prior Center is the second LEED
certified building on the UVa-Wise campus. The Leonard Sandridge Science Center
earned LEED Platinum certification.
Meghan Dennehy has been chosen as the first women's lacrosse coach for The University of Virginia's College at Wise.
Dennehy spent the last six years as a head coach for Queens University in Charlotte, N.C. where she led the team to the conference finals while producing four IWLCA All-America selections during her tenure. As program director, she supported academic excellence with a team that maintaining a 3.0 grade average each season.
Aaron Cathell, a 2006 graduate of UVa-Wise, has been selected as a Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) special agent assigned to the Roanoke regional office, which covers 28 counties and the cities of Bedford, Buena Vista, Covington, Lexington, Martinsville, Roanoke, Salem, Bristol, Galax, Norton and Radford. Cathell will be based in Wise County with a territory that also includes Dickenson County and the City of Norton.
of Virginia’s College at Wise will rededicate Smiddy Hall during a June 11 ceremony
in honor of Joseph C. “Papa Joe” Smiddy, the College’s first chancellor.
The University of Virginia's College at Wise Bands will host a Summer
Music Camp for area band students.