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News archive : 2012

Fall Fun Festival postponed

The Fall Fun Festival set for Monday, Oct. 29, has been rescheduled for Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.

Fall band concert set for Nov. 12

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Division of Music's annual fall band concert has been rescheduled for Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gilliam Center for the Arts.

Blount inspires students on Napoleon Hill Day at UVa-Wise

Corie Blount with Southwest Virginia students on Napoleon Hill Day at UVa-WiseMotivational speaker and former professional basketball player Corie Blount told dozens of Future Business Leaders of America students from Southwest Virginia on Monday, Oct.

Author Darnell Arnoult to present at UVa-Wise Coffee Night on Nov. 8

 

Scholar and award-winning author Darnell Arnoult is the featured writer for Coffee Night, a reading and performing event dedicated to the poetry and prose at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

UVa-Wise Theater Department double feature for the fall

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Theater Department will present “Eurydice” and “Of Mice and Men” this month in the Gilliam Center for the Arts.

UVa-Wise to host blood drive Nov. 13

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host a blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

UVa-Wise to host bone marrow donor drive on Nov. 15

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host a bone marrow screening drive on Thursday, Nov. 15.

The drive, sponsored by several departments on campus, will be coordinated by the “Be the Match” organization. The drive will be held in the Dogwood Room of the Slemp Student Center from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Slemp Foundation funds Undergraduate Research and AWP projects at UVa-Wise

 

The C. Bascom Slemp Foundation has provided funding for projects at UVa-Wise which will foster research and enhance the writing skills of the region’s teachers and their students.

The Appalachian Writing Project has been awarded $60,000 to continue its summer institute for public school teachers in the region and to continue the “Young Writers’ Camp” for middle and upper primary schools in Southwest Virginia.

SVEA to hold Christmas event on Nov. 30

 

The SVEA Chapter at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites the public to attend its annual children’s Christmas event on Friday, Nov. 30 from 6-8 p.m.

Two UVa-Wise-sponsored LEGO robot teams headed to state competition

The Ninja Stars FLL LEGO Division II Robotics team, sponsored by The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, won first place in the Abingdon Regional Competition on Saturday, Nov.10.

The Air Hats, another UVa-Wise sponsored team, won third place honors overall in Abingdon and will also compete in the state tournament.