News archive : February 2013
The Black History Month concert has been rescheduled for Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths.
The concert will feature the UVa-Wise String Ensemble, Highland Singers, Wise Guys and Chris Rose and Anthony Keys performing the works of many black musicians and composers.
UVa-Wise will celebrate Black History Month with many events throughout February.
Celebration events supporting the theme, “Learning from our Past to Pursue our Future,” extend into the arts, literature and history. All events are open to the public.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host a blood drive on Monday, Feb. 11.
Sponsored by the Office of Greek Life and the fraternities and
sororities at UVa-Wise, the drive will benefit the MARSH Regional Blood Bank,
which supplies blood to area hospitals in Southwest Virginia and Northeast
Tennessee. The drive will be held from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Cantrell Banquet
Hall at UVa-Wise.
The Student Government Association at The University of
Virginia’s College at Wise pledged to endow a scholarship to benefit the
College’s student leaders.
A paper exhibit from the Ray Stratton series will be held this month in Gallery 121 of the Gilliam Center for the Arts at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
The SVEA Chapter at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites middle school students to attend its annual Valentine’s Day Dance on Thursday, Feb. 14.
The event will take place in the Cantrell Hall from 6-8 p.m. The dance is open to middle school students and invites both singles and couples.
Refreshments and Valentine’s Day gifts will be available purchase as will photo booth opportunities sponsored by Theta Phi Alpha sorority.
Chocolate lovers can indulge sweet tooth cravings at Chocolate Fest while supporting Relay for Life, Thursday, Feb. 14 at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.
Participants will have the opportunity to fill a plate with chocolate treats for themselves or a loved one on Valentine’s Day in exchange for a donation.
The Chocolate Fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Slemp Center Atrium with all donations benefiting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
For more information, contact Gina Chisenhall at 276-328-0218.
The sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma chose an old fashioned yet
proven method to raise some dough to sweeten an established scholarship fund at
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
Welch, author of “The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap” has been nominated for
the Library of Virginia's Literary Award in Non-fiction.
Kenneth Noe, a history professor
at Auburn University and a leading authority on Appalachia’s Civil War, will
lecture at UVa-Wise on Friday, March 1.