Culinary specialist Cheryl Cohen will be at the
David J. Prior Convocation Center on the campus of The University of Virginia’s
College at Wise on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Taste of Home Cooking School Show.
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.
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
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.
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.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and the Marching Highland
Cavaliers will host the second annual CAV-L-CADE of Bands on Saturday, Oct. 19,
Gates will open at 1:30 p.m. and the competition begins at 3 p.m. Bands
from three states will compete for the prestigious Chancellor's Cup and a $1,000
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.
Professor Emeritus Richard Peake will lecture at UVa-Wise on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths on the importance of poetry in society and the difference between enjoying the honor being known as a poet versus the actual hard work of writing poetry.
The talk will feature readings from his books of poetry and recently published poems, including a number from his recently published Earth and Stars. Copies will be available for book signing after the talk.
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.