News archive : April 2013

Judge Phillips to deliver keynote on Founder's Day

 

Judge Clarence “Bud” Phillips, a former Virginia lawmaker, will deliver the keynote address on Founder’s Day at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Friday, April 12.

Day of Service set for April 13

In conjunction with the celebration of Founder’s Day, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host the 3rd annual Cavalier’s Care: A Day of Service, in memory of three women who were instrumental in the founding of the College—Mary Thompson, Lois Tracy and Jane Knox.

Grants awarded at Appalachian Prosperity Project Symposium

Four research teams of faculty, students, and community partners were awarded venture grants as part of the first annual Appalachian Prosperity Project Symposium held at the University of Virginia on Friday, April 5, 2013.

Science students to present at forums

 

Several science majors from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were invited to present their research papers at different symposiums in the region.

SGA Student Leader 5K and Fun Run set for April 27

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Student Government Association will host the SGA Student Leader 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk on Saturday, April 27.

Chancellor's Pride Campus Clean-Up set for April 18

 

Chancellor’s Pride Campus Clean Up 2013 will be held Thursday, April 18 at UVa-Wise.

In the event of rain, the cleanup will be held on Friday, April 19.

Early Childhood Conference set for April 27

 

Author Herman Parish, creater of the Amelia Bedelia series, will be the keynote speaker at the Southwest Virginia Early Childhood Conference sponsored by The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

Appalachian Writing Project’s annual Invitational Summer Institute set for May

 

Educators will learn fresh ideas for their own writing and for teaching writing at every level from kindergarten to college during the Appalachian Writing Project’s annual Invitational Summer Institute, sponsored by The University of Virginia’s College at Wise in partnership with the region’s public schools.

Colyer honored by Highland Cavalier Club

Bob ColyerThe Highland Cavalier Club honored Bob Colyer, Sr. on April 9 for his decades of service and commitment to The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and its athletic program.

Spring band concert set for April 22

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Division of Music at The University of Virginia's College at Wise will present its annual spring band concert on Monday, April 22, in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. 

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature the College's Wind Ensemble and the Highland Winds Concert Band.  For more information, contact Director of Bands Richard Galyean at 276-328-0235 or rdg3y@uvawise.edu