Today is the deadline for submissions to the spring edition of the Jimson Weed literary journal. It is also the deadline for short (250-500 word) submissions for the Top 3 Contest to be printed in both the Jimson Weed and Highland Cavalier. Be sure to note these entries are for the contest. For more information or to submit an entry, contact Damean Mathews, managing editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry forms for the Mar. 1 Miss UVa-Wise Scholarship Pageant are due today. Forms are available outside the SGA Office in the Leadership Wing on the SSC 3rd floor. For more information, contact SGA President Dakota Hill (email@example.com) or Advisor Jewell Worley (firstname.lastname@example.org or 276-328-0214).
Come out for the Student Activities Board Movie Night 8 pm in the SSC Dogwood Room. For more information, contact Sarah Smith at 276-376-4514 or email@example.com.
The Highland Cavalier Men's Basketball team will play Shepard University today at 7:30pm. For more information, contact Athletics at 276-328-0206 or visit www.uvawisecavs.com.
The SGA invites UVa-Wise freshman students to today's Freshman Forum at 5:30 pm in both the Commonwealth Hall lobby and the McCraray Hall pool room. SGA Freshman Senators will be available to discuss any issues. Free pizza will be served! For more information, contact Kaitlynn Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Highland Cavalier Women's Basketball team will play Shepard University today at 5:30 pm. For more information, contact Athletics at 276-328-0206 or visit www.uvawisecavs.com.
The National Society of Leadership and Success will host a 50/50 raffle during tonight's women's and men's basketball games. Individual tickets are $1, with discounted pricing for multiple tickets. Drawing for the winner will be held at half-time during the 7:30 pm men's game. For more information, contact NSLS Fundraising Chair Dustin Ferrell at email@example.com.
The Student Activities Board, Student Government Association College Athletic Promotions, and the Athletic Department invite you to dress up, get a little crazy, and participate in tonight's Great Wiseout event! Women's game begins at 5:30 pm and the men's game begins at 7:30 pm. Sshhh...silent crowd for the first 10 points of each game! Prizes will awarded for the best/craziest outfit and more! For more information, contact Madison Savarese at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization for their weekly meeting at 5 pm in Smiddy Hall 265. For more information, contact president Madison Savarese at email@example.com
Career Services in the Center for Student Development will host Resumania!, a quick resume review event today from noon to 2 pm in the lobby of Smith Dining Commons. For more information, contact Neva Bryan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 276-328-0126.
Join Sigma Delta Pi for tonight's showing of The Way to be introduced by Maria Aparcero Suero and Eva Tinoco Rodriguez. For more information, contact Rebecca Tate at email@example.com. **This is a cultural activity credit event for UVa-Wise students.**
Come out for the Student Activities Board Movie Night at 5 pm in the Smith Dining Commons. For more information, contact Sarah Smith at 276-376-4514 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Society of Leadership & Success will host a speaker re-broadcast of "Getting Rich Carefully" with Jim Cramer at 5 pm in the Cantrell Gladeville Room. Cultural activity credit for one speaker event is available to UVa-Wise students. Jim Cramer is the renowned host of CNBC's Mad Money w/Jim Cramer. He is also co-host of Squawk on The Street. Jim graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, and earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He joined Goldman Sachs and worked in sales and trading. He left Goldman to start his own hedge fund, producing an annualized return of 24%. He retired his fund to embrace radio and television to help educate people on the financial markets. He is the founder of The Street, Inc., a multimedia financial news organization. Jim developed a charitable trust portfolio that has grown to several million dollars. The trust has distributed over $1.5 million to well-known charities. Mr. Cramer is the author of several bestselling books. His new book, Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully, will be published in January 2014. For more information, please contact, Stephanie Shell at 276-328-0216 or email@example.com.
Two undergraduate student research presentations will be held today at 1 pm in the Science Lecture Hall. Hannah Bolling will present "Color Variation in Fluorite" and Santana VanDyke will present "Motivating Factors in the Decision to Receive Breast Cancer Screening in Rural Virginia." For more information, contact Margie Tucker at 276-328-0224 or firstname.lastname@example.org. **This is a cultural activity credit event for UVa-Wise students.**
Join us for the Propaganda! lecture series -- an interdisciplinary look at propaganda. Today's event will feature Dr. Tighe and Dr. Clark at 1 pm in the SSC Dogwood Room. **This is a cultural activity credit event for UVa-Wise students.** For more information, contact Evan Clark at email@example.com.
The Interfraternity Council will meet each Wednesday at 1 pm in the Honor Court Conference Room on the Slemp Student Center 3rd floor. For more information, contact Julie Scott at 276-376-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Services in the Center for Student Development will host a Cookies, Cocoa and Careers event -- Edward Via College -- today at 1 pm in the Cantrell Gladeville Room. For more information, contact Neva Bryan at email@example.com or 276-328-0126.
The Center for Student Development and Student Development Advisory Board invite you to today's Tobacco Awareness Program. Drop by from 11 am-2 pm in the atrium of the Slemp Student Center. For more information, contact CSD at 276-376-1005.
Stop by the Smith Dining Commons lobby today from 10 am-3 pm to sign the Diversity banner and learn more about the Multi-Cultural Alliance. For more information, contact Elizabeth Otim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Black History Month committee invites you to enjoy a Black History Slideshow compiled by Brian McKnight, UVa-Wise Associate Professor of History, from 9 am-4:30 pm on Feb. 17, 19 and 21. For more information, contact Sandra Jones at 276-328-0129 or email@example.com.