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Muslim reformist Irshad Manji to lecture Sept. 24

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Irshad Manji, a reformist Muslim and founder and director of the Moral Courage Project, a program designed to enable students to make values-based decisions, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Sept. 24.

The lecture, sponsored by the Colgate Darden Lecture Fund, begins at 7 p.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Skiena to lecture on Sept. 1

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:58am

 

Steven Skiena, a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Computer Science at Stony Brook University and a co-founder and chief science officer of General Sentiment, a social media and news analytics company, will lecture at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Monday, Sept. 1.

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UVa-Wise offers reading clinic tutoring for K-6

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:10am

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is offering an after school reading clinic two days a week for children from kindergarten to sixth grade from 4 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. on campus.

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UVa-Wise to host RTE 23 Music Festival

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:49am

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host the RTE 23 Music Festival, Saturday, Aug. 30.

Presented by the Birthplace of Country Music, the festival features four Appalachian music performances.

Activities for children will be available 3 p.m. with performances beginning at 4:15 p.m.

Performance schedule is as follows:

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Henry delivers State of College address

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:46pm

 

By Kathy Still

Photo by Tim Cox

 

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President Sullivan visits during Fall Convocation 2014

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:40pm

 

By Kathy Still

Photos by Tim Cox

 

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan joined UVa-Wise officials Tuesday in welcoming students to the new academic year during Fall Convocation 2014.

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Freshmen Move-in Day brings excitement and mixed emotions

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:31pm

 

By Kathy Still

Ruby Williams’ smile was warm and bright Friday as the Richmond resident and her family made their third visit to The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. 

“I am so excited about this,” she said. “We are all excited.” 

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Papa John’s offers additional dining choices on UVa-Wise campus

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:13pm

Papa John’s pizza is joining Chartwells Dining Services at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise to provide additional dining choices on campus.

Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 20, Papa John’s pizza will be available on the lower level of Smith Dining Commons.

 Papa John's is the first national brand to join Chartwells Dining Services at UVa-Wise.

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David J. Prior Convocation Center hosts two upcoming concerts

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:41am

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise’s David J. Prior Convocation Center is host to two concerts, Casting Crowns and Travis Tritt.

 C. Group Productions will present an evening with Casting Crowns on Thursday, Aug. 28. The concert begins at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m. Ticket prices are $15 and up.

Travis Tritt, will perform at the Prior Center on Sunday, Sept. 28. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the concert beginning at 7 p.m.  Ticket prices are $32.50 and up

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President Sullivan to speak at 60th Fall Convocation

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:24pm

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will hold its 60th Fall Convocation on Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which officially begins the 2014-2015 academic term. The event features the installation of Student Government Association president and the Honor Court chair. In addition, new faculty will be introduced during the ceremony.

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Auditions set for performances to celebrate Shakespeare's 450th B-Day

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:23pm

 

The theater division at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise plans to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday by performing two of his plays and hosting a ProArt and American Shakespeare Center performance of a third play.

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UVa-Wise selected as Partner Campus in Red Flag Campaign

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 3:45pm

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is now a Partner Campus with the Red Flag Campaign, a nationwide program to prevent dating violence on college campuses.

UVa-Wise successfully completed its first Red Flag Campaign last year. UVa-Wise now joins 19 other Virginia colleges or universities as Partner Campuses. As a Partner Campus, the College has committed to being actively involved in the Red Flag Campaign Advisory Committee for one year.

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Office of Career Services gets new name

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:38pm

 

The Center for Student Development is pleased to announce that the Office of Career Services is now called the Office of Professional and Career Development.

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GMEC director edits Public Health in Appalachia

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:42pm

 

Health care advocates and providers have collaborated on a book that provides in-depth perspectives to promote an understanding of the factors that affect health in the Appalachian region, and it examines effective responses to those issues.

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Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics fund UVa-Wise scholarships

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:06am
Left to right: Ed Stout, Clara Johnson, Kurtz Alderman, Don Green, Chancellor Donna Henry, Larry Greear and Winston Ely

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Marching Highland Cavalier band camp set for August 8-14

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:39pm

The Marching Highland Cavaliers band camp is scheduled for Aug. 8-14 on The University of Virginia’s College at Wise campus.
 
Percussion and colorguard members who will be residing on campus may move into the residence hall between 9 a.m. and noon., Aug. 8. Winds members may move in between 9 a.m. and noon., Aug. 10. 

A detailed schedule for the camp will be distributed upon student arrival.

Any UVa-Wise student or Mountain Empire Community College student with band experience is invited to be a part of the Marching Highland Cavaliers.

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UVa-Wise houses RAM volunteers

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:37pm
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UVa-Wise offers innovative technology experiences through summer camps

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:06am

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise offered two opportunities during summer break for students to sample innovative technology during summer camps.

The camps, both sponsored by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, provide access to 3-D printers, robots and other innovative technology in Darden Hall.

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Winds of the Mountain Empire to perform at UVa-Wise

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:16pm

The Winds of the Mountain Empire, a wind ensemble in residence at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, will present its ninth annual performance in the theater of the Gilliam Center for the Arts on the campus of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Sunday, July 20 at 4:00 p.m. Admission to the concert is free.

The 2014 Winds of the Mountain Empire Program will feature the following works:
Star Spangled Banner (arranged by Jack Stamp)
Slava (Leonard Bernstein)
English Folk Song Suite (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
Evensong (James Wardell)

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UVa-Wise Now One Step Away from Full NCAA Division II Membership

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:23pm

by UVa-Wise Sports Information Management

UVa-Wise is now just one step away from becoming a full NCAA Division II member.

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