News archive : 2012

Pinker lecture set for Sept. 28

Charlotte Dison featured in fall Alumni Lecture Series

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is continuing its Alumni Lecture Series to bring distinguished alumni to campus to discuss how their college experience influenced their careers.

The public is invited to attend the event.

UVa-Wise and Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University seek institution relationship

MOU agreement being signed by Witold Wolny, field director of international programs at UVa-Wise, and by VBS Purvanchal University vice chancellor, Dr. Sunder Lal
MOU agreement being signed by Witold Wolny, field director of international programs at UVa-Wise, and by VBS Purvanchal University vice chancellor, Dr. Sunder Lal

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise signed a letter of intent for affiliation with the Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, India.

The letter explores the possibility of establishing an institution relationship to enhance opportunities for study abroad and cultural exchange with emphasis in the areas of business, economics, religion and philosophy. Events that may enrich or expand educational and cultural understanding will add to the agreement value.

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is the second American institution to begin a relationship with VBS Purvanchal University. The University recently began exchange programs with Oakland University. UVa-Wise has agreements with seven sister institutions in Austria, Germany, UK, Luxembourg, Mexico and two in Spain.

Blount to speak at Napoleon Hill Day on Oct. 29

 

Motivational speaker and former professional basketball player Corie Blount is the featured speaker for the annual Napoleon Hill Day at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Monday, Oct. 29.

Virginia Spaceport leader to speak at UVa-Wise on 2013 moon mission

 

The University of Virginia's College at Wise students will learn the details of the first moon mission to boost to space from Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Thursday, Oct. 4 from the mission launch director.

UVa-Wise dedicates Leonard W. Sandridge, Jr. Science Center

A large crowd joined officials from the University of Virginia and its College at Wise on Monday, Oct. 8, to dedicate the science facility in honor of Leonard W. Sandridge, Jr., a longtime supporter and friend of UVa-Wise.

Children invited to Hallo-Read Carnival, Oct. 26 at UVa-Wise

The SVEA Chapter at the University of Virginia's College at Wise will sponsor the Hallo-Read Carnival for children age 12 and under.

The event will take place in the Fred B. Greer Gymnasium on Thursday Oct. 26, from 6-8 p.m. There will be stories, games, crafts, and snacks for the children. They may come in costume or as they are (please no scary masks or costumes).

Chamber Choir at UVa-Wise to perform a new work in memory of Chancellor David Prior

 

The public is cordially invited to a concert by The Chamber Choir at UVa-Wise on Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 P.M. in the Chapel of All Faiths on the UVa-Wise campus.  There is no admission charge.

First CAV-LCADE band festival set for Oct. 27 at UVa-Wise

 

Many of the best high school bands in Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky will compete for the Chancellor’s Cup in the inaugural CAV-LCADE Tri-State Marching Band Championship at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, Oct. 27.

OctubaGrass concert set for Oct. 24 in Gilliam Center

OctubaGrass, a concert featuring the UVa-WIse Bluegrass Band and the Wise Guys Low Brass Ensemble, will be held this Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. in the Gilliam Center for the Arts theatre lobby.  Refreshments will be available for purchase from members of NAfME, future music educators.