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.
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, 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.
Local inspirational author, Phil Timp will visit The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. to meet with those in attendance and to sign his autobiography.
The event, which will be held in the Dogwood Room of the C. Bascom Slemp Student Center, is sponsored by the UVa-Wise Nursing Department.
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.
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.