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UVa-Wise completes successful Red Flag Campaign

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise joined a nationwide campaign to prevent dating violence on college campuses.  

Reid to deliver keynote at Napoleon Hill Day

 

Motivational 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.

Reid 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 Foundation.

Welch featured on C-Span's 'Books TV'

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.

Wilkins named Mountain East Conference runner of the week

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.

Sarris to speak on the Civil War in Northern Georgia

 

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.

Clisso's original work accepted by ArtPrize

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.

 

UVa-Wise second lowest debt among public liberal arts colleges, according to U.S. News ranking

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 college guide.

UVa-Wise senior has successful internship with Bristol White Sox

Jordan Childress, a UVa-Wise senior, realized a childhood dream this summer as official radio announcer for the Bristol White Sox baseball team.

Childress now knows exactly what he wants to do after he earns his communication degree in May.

Ryan to deliver keynote at UVa-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference

 

Michael Ryan, an associate professor of history at the University of New Mexico and author of “A Kingdom of Stargazers: Astrology and Authority in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon,” will deliver the key address at the Medieval-Renaissance Conference at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise this month.

Temple Grandin to lecture at UVa-Wise this fall

 

Temple Grandin, an animal scientist who was the subject of an award-winning HBO film will visit The University of Virginia’s College at Wise this fall as part of the Colgate Darden Lecture Series.