Students from nine regional high schools participated in Avant-Garde Day at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Avant-Garde Day is an annual event that promotes the arts and their importance in culture.
The 177 students attending chose from hands-on sessions in art, music and theater.
A chamber music concert featuring the UVa-Wise String Ensemble will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths. The event is free and open to the public.
Rachel Rose, director of the Center for Student Development at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, recently presented at the Virginia Counselors Association convention in Hot Springs, Va.
The UVa-Wise Student Government Association wants commuters to feel as much a part of campus life as residential students, so the organization has declared November 11 as Commuter Appreciation Week.
T. Whitehurst, president and chief executive officer of the Virginia Bankers
Association, will speak at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Nov.
18 as part of the Alfred and Shirley Wampler Caudill Lecture in
UVa-Wise will commemorate the milestone anniversary of the
printing of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” on Nov. 11 with “Austen’s
Powers,” a panel discussion set for 1 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Concert Choir will present “A Tapestry of Carols” with Central, Eastside and Union high schools as special guests.
The public is invited to join the Jimson Weed literary journal, the Department of Language and Literature, and the Department of Communication Studies at UVa-Wise on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths for Coffee Night, a reading / performance event dedicated to the poetry and prose of campus and community writers.