Costume characters from childhood stories and fairy tales will host kids for a magical afternoon of games, activities and crafts during Fantasia on Saturday, Sept. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.
The adventure begins at noon in the Betty Gilliam Sculpture Garden with a book character parade. Admission is free. Children must be accompanied by an adult and may attend Funtasia in costume as their own favorite character.
Michael Ryan, an associate professor of history at the University of New Mexico and author of “A Kingdom of Stargazers: Astrology and Authority in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon,” will deliver the key address at the Medieval-Renaissance Conference at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise this month.
Jimson Weed, a semiannual literary journal of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, is accepting submissions from local writers for the Fall 2013 issue.
A public forum is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m. in the Rhododendron Room of the Slemp Student Center to hear comments and suggestions regarding the College's foundational documents.
In preparation for the College’s SACS reaffirmation, scheduled for Spring 2015, Chancellor Donna P. Henry has formed a committee tasked with reviewing and revising the institution’s foundational documents.