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News archive : April 2013

Tipton Memoral Scholarship Fund Concert set for April 29

Tipton Scholarship
Pictured: Wesley Harris, Angie Tipton, David Volk, Richard Galyean Donnie Sorah and Angie Tipton

The seventh annual David Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund Concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Highland Cavalier editor-in-chief wins SPJ award

The editor-in-chief of UVa-Wise’s student newspaper, The Highland Cavalier, was awarded first place for breaking news reporting in a multi-state contest Saturday for a 2012 news story he wrote about the sudden death of the college’s seventh chancellor.

Residence halls wireless in fall semester

 

Residence students at UVa-Wise will have access to wireless Internet service when the fall semester begins this August.

According to Angela Lemke, housing director, each residence hall will offer wireless once the campus completes the estimated $200,000 project. However, the townhouses and the theme houses will continue with independent service provided by Comcast.

UVa-Wise senior selected to Virginia Governor's Fellows program

UVa-Wise senior Phillip Blevins has been named a Virginia Governor’s Fellow, which means he will spend the summer in Richmond working in the public safety office for Gov. Bob McDonnell.

Appalachian Writers Project offers scholarships

Thanks to a generous grant from the Slemp Foundation and partnership with Humanities Tennessee, the Appalachian Writing Project will offer tuition scholarships in the amount of $450 for young writers who demonstrate need and want to attend the 2013 Appalachian Young Writer's Workshop.

Southwest Virginia teens grades 10-12 (and new graduates) may be selected to live and write at a residential camp at Lincoln Memorial University, where they will work with notable Appalachian authors. The deadline for applying is May 17, 2013.