News archive : 2009

Construction begins on $30 million Convocation Center at UVa-Wise

State lawmakers and regional leaders ceremoniously break ground on construction of the College's $30 million Convocation Center.

UVa-Wise honors outstanding faculty members

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise recognized faculty achievements during the Second Annual Faculty Awards Luncheon on May 11.

UVa-Wise houses hundreds of RAM volunteers

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is housing 583 Remote Area Medical (RAM) volunteers who provide free medical services to those in need during the annual three-day clinic.

Daniel chemistry professorship established at UVa-Wise

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors has established the Van W. Daniel III Professorship in Chemistry at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

UVa-Wise and Big Sandy sign articulation agreement

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is continuing its mission to boost access to higher education throughout the region by inking an articulation agreement with Big Sandy Community & Technical College.

Upward Bound completes 43rd summer at UVa-Wise

Upward Bound completed its 43rd summer on the campus of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

UVa-Wise students complete degrees with least debt among public liberal arts colleges, according to U.S. News ranking

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is the top public national liberal arts colleges whose students graduate with a low debt load, according to the latest issue of U.S. News and World Report’s annual college guide.

Southwest Virginia Health Authority Blueprint and Healthy Appalachia Institute are unveiled

The Southwest Virginia Health Authority unveiled at a news conference Friday its proposal to improve the region’s health using a grassroots plan crafted by Southwest Virginia’s health care leaders and citizens.

UVa-Wise senior scholar profiles Southern philosopher in new book

Maynard Adams, a major intellectual figure of the second half of the 20th century, is the subject of a new book penned by Glenn Blackburn, a professor of history emeritus and senior scholar at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

UVa-Wise and University of Seville ink sister institution agreement

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is now a sister institution of the University of Seville following an agreement that creates the possibility of sharing research programs, faculty and students.

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