Steven Nash, a history professor
at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tenn., will lecture at
UVa-Wise on Thursday, Sept. 20.
UVa-Wise students graduate with least debt among public liberal arts colleges, according to U.S. News ranking
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is 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 college guide.
Jimson Weed, a semiannual literary journal of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, is accepting submissions from local writers for the fall 2012 issue.
Those interested in contributing poetry, short stories, creative essays, photography or artwork for Jimson Weed should submit their work by Sept. 17. Submissions may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Work may be submitted on disk or hard copy to Zehmer Hall 131.
UVa-Wise welcomed 365 freshmen and their families to campus Friday, August 17 for "Move In Day." Staff, faculty and Residence Life students gathered early to help to help the new students carry their belongings to their residence hall rooms. Upperclassmen will arrive on Sunday, August 20.
Fall Convocation is set for Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. in the Fred. B. Greear Gymnasium. University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan will address students, faculty and staff. Classes begin on Wednesday, Aug. 22.
Appalachian Warfare Program at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is
sponsoring a day trip to Camp Wildcat, the Battle of Barbourville and Cumberland
Ford on Nov. 17, 2012.
The visit to the Civil War’s “Hidden Jewels” is sponsored by the generous support of the
A generous $1 million gift from the
estate of Carol Phipps Buchanan has created an endowed professorship in biology
at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
(Photo by Tim Cox)
July 19, 2012 --- WISE- Officials and friends joined The University of Virginia’s College at Wise today to break ground on a long-anticipated project that solidifies the College’s commitment to supporting and encouraging health and wellness on campus and in Southwest Virginia.
The $8.3 million project, made possible by a generous gift from the Richard and Leslie Gilliam Foundation, will include a new 11,000 square foot addition to the C. Bascom Slemp Student Center’s existing fitness center and the renovation of 5,833 square feet of the Fred B. Greear Gymnasium. The center will house a new exercise area, a multipurpose room for yoga, dance and other activities, two conference rooms for individual and group health advising and instruction, and locker rooms. The center is slated for completion in December 2013.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has
been approved for the first step of a three-year process for membership in the
NCAA Division II.
Officials at The University of Virginia’s College
at Wise learned Friday that the school has been granted into candidacy year one
membership of NCAA Division II.
First Bank & Trust Company, a strong supporter of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, has provided the College with $25,000 to create an endowed scholarship fund to help qualified students pursue a college education.
Professor Amy Clark was honored with the 2012 Jean Ritchie Fellowship in
Appalachian Writing, by Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn.