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Governor declares Oct. 26 Napoleon Hill Day

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Partisan Rangers Act had unintended consequences, Civil War expert contends

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 16:24

 By Kathy Still

The Confederate Congress approved the 1862 Partisan Rangers Act with the intention to ease the way for more southern men to join the Confederacy’s Civil War efforts, but it quickly got out of control and created many unintended consequences, said Barton A. Myers, a history professor at Washington & Lee University.

 

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UVa-Wise, Micronics awarded $2 million Tobacco Commission grant

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 16:23

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and Micronic Technologies were awarded a $2 million grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission.

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Irshad Manji touts moral courage, curiosity during UVa-Wise visit

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:26

By Kathy Still

Reformist Muslim Irshad Manji discussed her own brand of moral courage at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Wednesday and encouraged others to experience the liberation that comes from doing the right thing in the face of fear.

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Culbertson named Volunteer of the Year

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 09:45
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Estate of Carol P. Buchanan named Benefactor of the Year

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 09:32

Bill Sturgill and Jeff Sturgill accept the Benefactor of the Year award on behalf of the estate of Carol P. Buchanan from Chancellor Donna P. Henry

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'Be-WISE-er Be Responsible' campaign to feature Sterner

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:59

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Center for Student Development and Athletics Department are partnering with the Virginia Department of Alcohol Beverage Control, Frontier Health Prevention Services and Planning District One Behavioral Health Services to address underage drinking on college campuses.

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Safe Wise panel discussion set for Sept. 18 in Student Center

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 14:08

The Student Government Association and the Dean of Students are sponsoring a Safe Wise panel discussion on Thursday, Sept 18, to address any concerns students may have regarding recent incidents at nearby universities and missing UVA student Hannah Graham. Campus Police will offer personal safety tips as well. Safe Wise will take place at 2 p.m. in the Dogwood Room of Slemp Student Center.

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UVa-Wise students present at regional Outdoor Expo

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 13:47

 

Several UVa-Wise students will showcase their research on the biodiversity of the Clinch River and their work to boost tourism in the region at the Southwest Virginia Outdoor Expo in Abingdon.

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Barton Myers to speak on Civil War guerrillas

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:05

 

 

 

Barton A. Myers, a history professor at Washington & Lee University and a leading authority on guerrilla warfare during the Civil War, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Friday, Sept.  26.

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German scholar to speak on Jacksonian America

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:00

 

 

Jan Hildenhagen, a history professor at Ruhr University-Bochum, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Monday, Sept. 29. 

Hildenhagen is currently traveling throughout the United States speaking on and researching his doctoral dissertation on classical influences on Andrew Jackson’s political philosophy.  He will present a lecture titled, “Andrew Jackson and the Future of the Republic.” 

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