Traffic Advisory for Wise

Main St. in Wise will be closed Nov. 3-5. Plan accordingly for delays.

Open House 360 Campus Preview postponed

Due to inclement weather, UVa-Wise Open House has been canceled

News archive : March 2012

Telehealth nursing symposium set for March 31 at UVa-Wise

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Department of Nursing and the Healthy Appalachia Institute will hold a rural telehealth symposium on March 31 on the UVa-Wise campus.

The “Symposium to Advance Rural Telehealth Nursing,” also sponsored by Verizon and the Appalachian Prosperity Project, will feature a variety of sessions designed to explore the nurse’s role in telemedicine and how the technology is being used successfully in the region.

President Sullivan to hold town hall meeting on March 7 at UVa-Wise

Teresa Sullivan, President of the University of Virginia, will hold a town hall meeting on March 7 in the UVa-Wise Convocation Center at 1 p.m. to discuss the search for a chancellor for the University’s only branch college.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday at UVa-Wise, March 8

 
Children are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss' 108th birthday at The University of Virginia's College at Wise on March 8.

The event was postponed earlier this month due to inclement weather.

UVa-Wise recognized by CASE for media plan

The Southeast District Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recently recognized The University of Virginia’s College at Wise with its Special Merit Award in the Media Relations category.

 The award recognized the college’s media plan regarding the opening of its new Convocation Center. 

President Sullivan outlines chancellor search process and confirms college leadership roles

The senior staff at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will continue to lead the college as the search for a new chancellor gets underway, Teresa Sullivan, president of the University of Virginia said in a March 7 town hall meeting on campus.

American chestnuts planted at UVa-Wise

Dozens of volunteers gathered at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, March 10, to work on a project to restore the American chestnut tree to the Appalachian region.

The project also gives UVa-Wise an outdoor classroom area so its students may monitor the tree growth on land that was once surface mined.

Welch featured on 'With Good Reason' in March

Wendy Welch, a faculty member with The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, will appear on “With Good Reason,” a radio production of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, on March 21. 

Welch will discuss her upcoming book “The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap: a memoir of friendship, community and the uncommon pleasure of a good book.”

UVa-Wise to conduct tornado drill on March 20

The Commonwealth of Virginia's Tornado Preparedness Day is Tuesday, March 20.  UVa-Wise is participating in the statewide tornado drill, scheduled to begin at 9:45 a.m. We will test our AlertNow text message, campus email, siren and web notification systems.  

Telehealth nursing symposium set for March 31 at UVa-Wise

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Department of Nursing and the Healthy Appalachia Institute will hold a rural telehealth symposium on March 31 on the UVa-Wise campus.

The last day to register for the e symposium is March 24.

Travel to Gettysburg in June

A few spots remain for those who want to learn more about the Civil War during an affordable four-day trip to Gettysburg in June.

A small group will depart UVa-Wise on Monday, June 25, for a four day Civil War tour to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  Day one will include a mid-trip stop in Lexington, Virginia. Days two and three will be spent on the battlefield at Gettysburg.  Day four will be the return trip with a stop at the New Market Battlefield.