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Open House 360 Campus Preview postponed due to inclement weather

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Due to inclement weather, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is postponing the Open House 360 Campus Preview Day that was set for Saturday, Nov. 1.

 Weather forecasts are predicting a winter storm will hit the region beginning late Friday and in the early hours of Saturday.

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Alpha Phi Sigma holds book drive

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The UVa-Wise chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society, is sponsoring a book drive for inmates at Wallens Ridge State Prison.

 Professor Ashley Dickinson said the students took a recent tour of the prison and took interest in the library. The honor society decided to collect books to stock in the library and in the prison’s many pods.

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UVa-Wise students hold vigil for Hannah Graham

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30

By Kathy Still

Photos by Tim Cox

More than 100 UVa-Wise students gathered around the campus lake on a chilly Thursday evening to remember University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham and students from other colleges and universities who have been victims of brutal crimes.

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Main Street in Wise set to close Nov. 3-5

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:32

During the period Monday, Nov. 3 starting at 6 a.m. through Wednesday Nov. 5 at 7 p.m., Main Street in Wise from Birchfield Road to Bank Street will be closed for excavation.
 

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Poet Sholl is featured speaker at Coffee Night Nov. 11-12

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:08

Betsy Sholl, the former poet laureate of Maine, is the featured poet at the fall 2014 Coffee Night at UVa-Wise. The event is sponsored by the departments of Communication Studies and Language and Literature, and the Jimson Weed.

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Fun Fall Festival brings youngsters and community to campus

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:04

More than 200 children and their families visited the UVa-Wise campus Tuesday, Oct. 28, for the annual Fall Fun Festival, sponsored by the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

 The children enjoyed many activities and games and garnered free treats as well. The event featured many Halloween-themed activities and booths, including popcorn and cotton candy.

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Theater Department's Renaissance Faire set for Nov. 15 on campus

UVa-Wise News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 09:33

By Dalena Adams

Student and faculty members of the UVa-Wise theater department are hosting a Renaissance Faire at the Lawn by the Lake on Nov. 15, from 1-4 p.m.

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Ely Health & Wellness Center dedicated

UVa-Wise News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 15:52

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise formally dedicated its Winston Ely Health & Wellness Center on Monday, Oct. 27 before a crowd of students, campus officials and the community.

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Fall concert set for Nov. 3 in Prior Center

UVa-Wise News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:06

The UVa-Wise Jazz Ensemble and the Highland Winds Concert Band will present their annual fall concert on Monday Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. 

The public is invited to attend and admission is free.  For more information contact Director of Bands Richard Galyean at 276-275-0992 or rdg3y@uvawise.edu

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Appalachian Prosperity Project receives award

UVa-Wise News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 09:26

 

The Appalachian Prosperity Project, a partnership among the University of Virginia, UVa-Wise, the Virginia Coalfield Coalition, the private sector and the state, was honored this week by Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.

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Governor declares Oct. 26 Napoleon Hill Day

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 07:49

 

Governor Terry McAuliffe has officially designated Oct. 26, 2014 as Napoleon Hill Day in Virginia.

 McAuliffe signed the certificate of recognition earlier this month to commemorate Hill, his body of work, his teachings and his contributions to Virginia and the nation.

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Gluten sensitivity workshop offered at SVHEC

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 06:51

 The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Office of Economic Development will offer Gluten Sensitivity & Gluten Free Diet on Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, One Partnership Circle, Abingdon, VA.

 

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UVa-Wise Red Flag Campaign to raise sexual misconduct awareness

UVa-Wise News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 09:44

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise kicks off its partnership with 19 Partner Campuses in the Red Flag Campaign on Oct. 19. The campaign is a nationwide program focused on preventing dating violence on college campuses.

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CAV-L-CADE of Bands set for Oct. 25 at UVa-Wise

UVa-Wise News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:07

 By Dalena Adams

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and the Marching Highland Cavaliers will host the third annual CAV-L-CADE of Bands Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Gates will open at 12 p.m. with the contest starting at 2 p.m. at Carl Smith Stadium. Bands from Virginia and Tennessee will compete for a grand prize of $1,000.

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Rushin to speak at Napoleon Hill Day on Oct. 27

UVa-Wise News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:32

 By Josh Perkey

 

Retired Chief Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force, Paul R. Rushin, is the featured speaker for the annual Napoleon Hill Day at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Monday, Oct. 27.

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Venue change for Meet the Cavs Rally and Silver Saber competition

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 15:35

Due to the inclement weather forecast for Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 the Meet the Cavs Pep Rally and Silver Saber Spirit Competition will be moved from the Lawn by the Lake to the Smith Dining Commons beginning at 4 p.m.
 
Meet the Cavs Line-Up for Oct. 3, 2014:
 
4:00 pm   Judges to meet in Smith Dining Commons

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O'Donnell to have book signing events during homecoming week

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:25

UVa-Wise professor Michael "O'D" O'Donnell wil be signing copies of his new book, "O'D II: Life Lessons, You don't need a reason to help someone," in the Slemp Student Center Atrium, in the Slemp Student Center Atrium, Thursday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the UVa-Wise homecoming game beginning at 11 a.m. under the tent near the bookstore outlet.

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Dominion Foundation grant jumpstarts research field station

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 15:45

By Kathy Still

A grant from the Dominion Foundation will jumpstart UVa-Wise’s efforts to convert a campus house to an environmental field station designed to enhance student and faculty research.

 

The $25,000 grant will help the College turn the house, located on what was once called “faculty row” to the field station.

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2013 Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report available

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:22

The 2013 Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report for UVa-Wise are now available for review. Paper copies of the reports are available in the UVa-Wise Campus Police Department. Electronic versiions are available at http://www.wise.virginia.edu/campuspolice/.

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Tornado drill set for 10 a.m. on Sept. 30

UVa-Wise News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 15:40

UVa-Wise will participate in  a tornado drill on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m.

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