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News archive : 2012

Band Camp set for UVa-Wise Marching Highland Cavaliers

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Marching Highland Cavaliers will hold auditions for colorguard, drum major, majorettes and drum line on Saturday, April 28, at 9 a.m.

All current members and those wishing to be a part of the Marching Highland Cavaliers are required to audition.  

Highland Cavalier writers win SPJ Mark of Excellence Award

Two Highland Cavalier student editors were awarded third place for sports writing in a regional contest Saturday for a 2011 sports story the pair penned together, officials announced today.

The Sept. 23 Highland Cavalier story “Cavs Sting Wasps, 33-30” recounted one of the most dramatic comebacks in the school’s football program history when the team won 33-30 over rival Emory & Henry, in what was likely the last meeting of the Southwest Virginia Bowl, a 17-year rivalry between the two schools.

Jordan Fifer and Jordan Childress shared a byline on the front page story.

Spring band concert set for April 16 at UVa-Wise

The Division of Music of the Visual and Performing Arts Department at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will present its annual spring band concert on Monday, April 16, 2012.

Eller to lecture at UVa-Wise on April 5

Ron Eller, a professor at the University of Kentucky, whom many consider the premier mind in the history of modern Appalachia, is lecturing at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Thursday, April 5.

Blueprint for Entrepreneurial Growth and Economic Prosperity in Southwest Virginia released

The Blueprint for Entrepreneurial Growth and Economic Prosperity in Southwest Virginia, a community-based initiative designed to promote entrepreneurial activity in the region, has been released.
 
The Blueprint, supported by the Virginia Coalfield Coalition and Appalachian Ventures, was developed toinspire collective action, impact policy, foster regional networks, build on the region’s remarkable assets and to seek new investment. 

Sydow is featured speaker for the spring Alumni Lecture Series at UVa-Wise

 

Debbie L. Sydow, a 1985 graduate of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, is the featured speaker for the spring Alumni Lecture Series at UVa-Wise.

The public is invited to the lecture, which is set for Monday, April 9, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths.

Poet Sholl is featured writer for Coffee Night at UVa-Wise

Betsy ShollBetsy Sholl, former poet laureate of Maine, is the featured writer at Coffee Night, a reading and performing event dedicated to the poetry and prose of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and its community.

Jefferson scholar and portrayer to speak at Founder’s Day on April 13

Bill Barker, known worldwide for his portrayals of Thomas Jefferson, will deliver the keynote address on Founder’s Day at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Friday, April 13, at 1 p.m. in the Fred. B. Greear Gymnasium.

Prism Gala set for April 21 at UVa-Wise

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Department of Visual and Performing Arts will present “An American Main Street,” the theme for the Seventh Annual Prism Gala and Auction on April 21 at 6 p.m. in the Convocation Center.

 The event will feature various types of Americana music.

Prospective students to preview college at UVa-Wise 360° April 21