The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its spring
2013 Dean’s List.
The 316 students named to the Dean’s List earned a grade point average
of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 scale with no grades below a “C” and were enrolled
in at least 12 credit hours.
Three members of the UVa-Wise Class of 2013 left Commencement on Saturday, May 18, as United States Army officers as the College ROTC program held its second commissioning ceremony.
The normal journey to a
college degree takes four years, but a series of events caused Kimberly Denise
Marshall Mullins to earn her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences
three decades after she graduated high school.
Several members of The University of
Virginia’s College at Wise faculty were presented with faculty awards
on May 14.
Professors Marla Weitzman and Debra Carter received the Outstanding Teaching Award, presented to a faculty member who excels in classroom teaching and who works particularly well with students.
Zack Holcomb planned to
become a pharmacist, but a medical mission trip to Belize and a volunteer stint
at a regional free health clinic altered the Big Stone Gap native’s plans.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise recognized the scholastic
achievements of nongraduating students during the Academic Awards Ceremony.
The Southwest Virginia Opera Company of The University of
Virginia’s College at Wise announces its upcoming Summer 2013 season featuring
two one-act children’s operas.
Virginia Governor Bob
McDonnell will deliver the keynote address during Commencement exercises at The
University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. on the Lawn by the Lake.