The editor-in-chief of UVa-Wise’s student newspaper, The Highland Cavalier, was awarded first place for breaking news reporting in a multi-state contest Saturday for a 2012 news story he wrote about the sudden death of the college’s seventh chancellor.
The Highland Cavalier Club honored Bob Colyer, Sr. on April 9 for his decades of service and commitment to The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and its athletic program.
Educators will learn fresh ideas for their own writing and for teaching writing at every level from kindergarten to college during the Appalachian Writing Project’s annual Invitational Summer Institute, sponsored by The University of Virginia’s College at Wise in partnership with the region’s public schools.
Several science majors from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were invited to present their research papers at different symposiums in the region.
Four research teams of faculty, students, and community partners were awarded venture grants as part of the first annual Appalachian Prosperity Project Symposium held at the University of Virginia on Friday, April 5, 2013.
The Student Government Association at The University of
Virginia’s College at Wise pledged to endow a scholarship to benefit the
College’s student leaders.