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News archive : February 2012

Lonesome Pine Community Fund donates $25,000 to UVa-Wise for nurse training software

Nursing students at The University of Virginia-Wise will receive beneficial training in real-life clinical scenarios through a donation from the Lonesome Pine Community Fund.

The donation will enable the college to buy software that will foster critical thinking for students. Not only will students benefit, but the college has agreed to share this software with nurses in Wellmont’s Mountain Region in Southwest Virginia.

Representatives of Wellmont Health System presented a check to college officials at a ceremony Thursday, Feb. 16, in Smiddy Hall.

Local educators invited to apply for Appalachian Writing Project’s Invitational Summer Institute

 
The Appalachian Writing Project of the Center for Teaching Excellence at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is accepting applications for the 2012 Invitational Summer Institute to be held on campus and at Breaks Interstate Park July 9 through July 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators who have current licenses and are currently employed in a school division are eligible to apply.  AWP  Teachers in the areas of science, math and history are especially encouraged to apply, though applicants in all subject areas will be considered. Applications will be accepted through March 30.

Special 'Impromptu' art exhibit in Gallery 121 until March 9

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at The University of Virginia's College at Wise will host the exhibit IMPROMPTU REVIEW/PREVIEW from Feb. 28 – March 9, 2012 in Gallery 121 of the Gilliam Center for the Arts.

The collection is "an eclectic exhibition of works in progress and retrospect." Everyone is encouraged to drop by Gallery 121 and see the works in progress by the art faculty and art majors at UVa-Wise.
 
Normal gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. To 9 p.m.