Ron Eller, a leading authority on Appalachian history, will help The University of Virginia’s College at Wise welcome its new Center for Appalachian Studies to the campus and the region on Tuesday, April 8.
Eller, the former director of the University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center, will speak at 7 p.m. in the Dogwood Room at the Slemp Student Center. The title of his lecture is “The Value of Place in a Modern World.”
Pictured: Michael Cox, Donnie Sorah, Angie Tipton, Richard Galyean, Jessie O'Quinn and Suzanna Masters
Civil War historian Anne Marshall will speak at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Slemp Student Center. The event, which takes place in the Rhododendron Room, is free and open to the public.
Five students at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were honored with the Tice Total Achievement Award during the annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon on March 22.
Destiny Baker, Lyndra Frimpong, Dakota Hill, Erin Lee and Elizabeth Sandoz were each presented with a certificate of recognition and a $1,000 award.
Lonesome Pine Regional Library will present a True Grit Panel Discussion on Wednesday, April 9 at 1 p.m. as part of The Big Read celebration.
Brian Krebs, author and cyber security blogger, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on March 20 at 7 p.m. as part of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science’s Digital Rebels Speaker Series.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the lecture hall of the Leonard W. Sandridge Science Center.
South-West Insurance, a strong supporter of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, recently made another contribution to a scholarship fund that helps student athletes.
The local company established the South-West Insurance Agency Scholarship Fund in 2002 to assist students participating in intercollegiate athletics at UVa-Wise. The scholarship is awarded to students from local schools.
Two bands from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will travel to the University of Luxembourg in June to perform at the third annual Transatlantic Dialogue Conference.
The Wise Guys and the Bluegrass Band are featured performers on June 5 at an outdoor stage in the heart of Luxembourg. The trip marks the first time that a group has performed outside of the United States.
The UVa-Wise Wind Ensemble and the Highland Winds Concert Band will present their annual spring concert on Monday, March 31 in the David J. Prior Convocation Center.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host “Take Back the Night” on Wednesday, March 19, to bring awareness for sexual violence and to support survivors in their healing process.