News archive : December 2013
Many people will give and receive special gifts this holiday season, but Destiny Baker, a sophomore at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, gave a Tennessee resident a second change at life by donating a kidney.
The “You’ll Never Work in Theater Again” players, a new local community theater troupe, will be performing The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, based on the award winning book by Barbara Robinson. Performances will be held at the Gilliam Center for the Arts on the campus of UVa-Wise Wednesday, Dec. 4 and Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7.
Herpetologists may spend their entire careers studying amphibians and reptiles without encountering Aneides aeneus, an elusive lungless critter known informally as a green salamander.
Chancellor Donna P. Henry conferred degrees to 53 students of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Friday during the December Recognition of Graduates ceremony.
The event, held in the David J. Prior Convocation Center, featured an address by Ruby Rogers, coordinator for the gifted education program with Scott County Public Schools. Rogers, a 1974 graduate of the College, also serves on the UVa-Wise College Board.
A research project conducted by a student at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise reveals that Southwest Virginia localities have a better chance of cultivating a thriving tourism industry by working in tandem instead of each county venturing out on its own.
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Donald Sorah, a music professor at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, and his wife Kelly, a middle school choral teacher, are feature
Five decades of wisdom as only Professor Michael “O’ D” O’Donnell can dispense will land in the UVa-Wise Bookstore in mid-January.
“O’ D: a Memoir, Fifty Years of Teaching and Travel,” will officially hit the shelves on Jan. 16, and O’ D will be on hand to sign copies. All profits from the self-published book will go toward the O’D/Michael E. O’Donnell Scholarship.