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UVa-Wise professor O'Donnell featured on 'With Good Reason'

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 12:57pm

Michael O’Donnell, an assistant professor of French with The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, recently appeared on 'With Good Reason,' a radio production of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
 
O’Donnell, who has been teaching for nearly five decades, discusses his travels, not being ready for retirement and his own mortality with Kelly Libby, an associate producer for the show.
 
The episode may be downloaded at the 'With Good Reason' web site at www.withgoodreasonradio.org.

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Spring 2014 Dean's List includes 343 students

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:44am

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its spring 2014 Dean’s List.

The 343 students named to the Dean’s List earned a grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 scale with no grades below a “C” and were enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.

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Necessary is among 2014 Sandridge Outstanding Contributor winners

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:35am

Jessica Necessary, administrative assistant for the Visual and Performing Arts department,  is among the 2014 Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Award recipients. This program gives members of the University and College at Wise community the opportunity to honor employees who have shown exemplary service and commitment to the University. It is the highest honor for staff at the University and College at Wise.

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Faculty Music Recital set for June 1

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 12:41pm

The public is cordially invited to attend a UVa-Wise Music Faculty Recital on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths on the UVa-Wise campus.  There is no admission charge.
 

D. Michael Donathan, Professor Emeritus of Music, Suzanna Masters, Instructor in Music, Cynthia Mueller, Instructor in Music, and Kathy Stewart, Instructor in Education will perform works by W. A. Mozart, Darius Milhaud, Frederic Chopin, and Johannes Brahms.

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Shortt named UVa-Wise police chief

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:57am

 

A veteran officer who has risen through the ranks for more than 20 years has been selected to head The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Campus Police Department.

Ronnie L. Shortt was named chief of campus police this spring. Shortt has been a member of the UVa-Wise Campus Police Department since 1992. Shortt replaces Steve McCoy, who recently retired.

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Students recognized for academic accomplishments during 2014 Honors Convocation

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 2:01pm

 

Several students of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise received awards and recognition during the May 9, 2014 Honors Convocation ceremony. The event was held in the David J. Prior Convocation Center and drew a crowd of more than 400. The following students were honored for specific recognition from the various academic departments:

 

Business and Economics

 

 

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Honor Societies at UVa-Wise gain new members

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:04am

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced that several students were inducted into various honor societies on campus following the completion of the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Business and Economics students receive awards

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:33am

The Business and Economics Department at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise recognized the scholastic achievements of its students during the May 9 Honors Convocation ceremony.

 

 

 

Business and Economics

 

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UVa-Wise awards 313 degrees at Commencement 2014

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 3:16pm

 

Virginia Poet Laureate Sofia M. Starnes urged the 313 graduates of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise to search for beauty, be sensitive to what is right and to remain faithful to their core values as they build their futures.

 

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Two graduates commissioned as Army officers during commencement

Sat, 05/10/2014 - 2:46pm

 

Two members of the Class of 2014 were commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army during the May 10 Commencement at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

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Commencement location change

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 1:08pm

Due to the threat of potential thunderstorms and heavy rains, The University of Virginia's College at Wise Commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 10 at 11a.m., has been moved to the David J. Prior Convocation Center.  The timing and schedule of events remain unchanged.
 
Please visit uvawise.edu/commencement for additional information or contact the Office of College Relations at 276-376-1027 or 276-328-0130.

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Outstanding Faculty Awards presented at UVa-Wise

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 2:59pm
Front row: Amy Clark, Rachel Tighe, Robin Woodard, Chris Scalia; Second row: Diane Cornett, Walter Crouse, Dawn Meade, John Mark Adrian; Third row: Kevin Jones,

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UVa-Wise shares $12 million Buchanan gift with MECC and SWCC

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 1:14pm

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, Mountain Empire Community College and Southwest Virginia Community College announced the receipt of a generous gift that will boost thousands of college students in Southwest Virginia.

 

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Darden Society inducts new members

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 3:41pm

 

The Darden Society of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise added 53 new members during its induction ceremony on May 1.

 

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Tipton Scholarship concert set for April 28

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 9:07am

The eighth annual David Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund Concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 28, in the black box theater in the Gilliam Center for the Arts at UVa-Wise. The concert is an excellent opportunity for those who enjoyed the Jazz Ensemble’s performances at recent events such as the PRISM Concert and the Chancellor’s Inauguration to come enjoy much of the same program in a concert setting.

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Water shortage scholar to speak at UVa-Wise on April 24

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:24am

 

R. Gary Pumphrey, associate professor of geography at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, will speak on aquifer depletion on the campus of UVa-Wise on Thursday, April 24.

 

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Donna Price Henry installed as eighth chancellor of UVa-Wise

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:31pm

 

 

By Kathy Still

Photos by Tim Cox

Donna Price Henry was formally installed Tuesday as the eighth chancellor of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise in front of a large crowd of faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends.

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Events set for UVa-Wise Chancellor Henry’s inauguration

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:19am

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will inaugurate Donna Price Henry as its eighth Chancellor on April 22. A variety of events are scheduled during the month to celebrate the traditional induction that marks a leadership change at a college's highest level.

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Brett Hall is Class of 2014 student speaker

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:17am

 

Coeburn native Brett Hall has been fascinated with government and politics for as long as he can remember. He grew up listening to the opinions and thoughts of customers in his family’s shop, and talk could turn quite interesting in a gun and pawnshop.

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Starnes is 2014 Commencement speaker at UVa-Wise

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:55am

 

 

Poet Sofia M. Starnes will deliver the keynote address during the 2014 Commencement exercises at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m. on the Lawn by the Lake.

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