News archive : 2009

Davidson receives 2009 Kanto Award

Richard Davidson, professor emeritus of education at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, is the recipient of the 2009 William P. Kanto Memorial Award in recognition of his strong support for education in Southwest Virginia.

UVa-Wise facility named Gilliam Center for the Arts

The new $14.4 million fine and performing arts facility at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is now officially the Gilliam Center for the Arts, following action taken Monday by the UVa-Wise Board.

Gilliam Center for the Arts

Appalachian poet Michael Chitwood featured writer at UVa-Wise Coffee Night

Acclaimed Appalachian poet Michael Chitwood will compare writing to a pilgrimage and discuss his creative process during his upcoming two-day visit to The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

Resident advisor wins ‘Outstanding Programmer of the Year'

Leah Arthur, a resident advisor at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, was named the Outstanding Programmer of the Year recently at the annual Virginia Association of College and University Housing Officers’ Resident Advisor Conference at Shenandoah University.

Napoleon Hill Foundation gives $100,000 to UVa-Wise scholarship

The Napoleon Hill Foundation recently presented The University of Virginia’s College at Wise with $100,000 for the Napoleon Hill Scholarship Fund.