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Chancellor Henry officially inaugurated

April 30, 2014 | 2,491 views
Chancellor Donna Henry, Jessie Henry, Allen Henry, Margaret Henry, Papa Joe Smiddy, and Rector George Keith Martin pose for photo following inauguration ceremony. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Last week, the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise cel­ebrated the inauguration and installation of the college’s 8th chancellor, Donna Price Henry.

Chartwell’s strives for satisfaction

April 30, 2014 | 3,263 views
Students eat in the Smith Dining Commons. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Chartwell’s Dining Services has made small improvements of public appeal this year alone despite low numbers and hopes for a huge in­crease in the fall.

Park Avenue Theater

April 30, 2014 | 2,063 views
Park Avenue Theater lobby dazzles guests. Photo courtesy of Park Avenue

As the sun sets on downtown Norton a crowd of people begin to gather at the entrance to the WAXM building on Park Avenue. There are families, couples and even college students among the group …

Graduation quickly approaches seniors

April 30, 2014 | 1,574 views

This year’s graduation ceremony is quickly approaching. The event takes place on May 10 at 11 a.m. on the McCraray Lawn by the lake.

Events kick off this week

April 16, 2014 | 1,264 views
Chancellor Donna Price Henry the college’s eighth chancellor, will be inaugurated in a ceremony next week. The event will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the David J. Prior Center. Photo courtesy Tim C. Cox

The next few weeks are filled with events that lead up to the in­augural ceremony for Chancellor Donna Henry.

TJ’s birthday celebrates Founder’s Day

April 16, 2014 | 2,704 views
Chancellor Donna Price Henry cuts the cake at Thomas Jefferson’s birthday party for Founder’s Day. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Students, faculty and alumni gathered Monday to celebrate the found­ing of UVa and UVa-Wise with a birthday party for Thomas Jefferson.

New center officially opens

April 16, 2014 | 1,236 views
Ron Eller speaks about maintaining a sense of place and the importance of Appalachia at the launch of the Center of Appalachian Studies. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

The college’s Center of Appalachian Studies was officially launched this month.

Proposed fee declined

April 2, 2014 | 1,373 views
Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier.

The College Board of Visitors turned down the Student Government Association’s proposed student fees increase for the Home­coming Concert at a meeting March 21.

Humans of Appalachia

April 2, 2014 | 1,195 views
Photo courtesy of “Humans of Appalachia”

“We are our stories. Our stories are who we are.”

Congressman Griffith visits Wise

April 2, 2014 | 1,320 views
Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

On March 21, UVa-Wise hosted Con­gressman Morgan Griffith in a town hall style meeting. Griffith answered questions from the audience, took their concerns one-on-one dur­ing a reception, and shared what he is doing in Washington …

Cyber-security expert informs campussee

April 2, 2014 | 1,307 views
Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier. Brian Krebs addresses students on cyber security

Everyone can keep themselves safer in the digital world by keeping software updated and keeping eyes peeled for scams, a security blogger and journalist told students, faculty and staff in a lecture this month.

Admission rates could increase

March 19, 2014 | 296 views

While admission rates remain consistent every year, the enrollment targets increase. Many factors, including new strategies, rela­tionships with prospective students and the atmosphere on campus play a big role in the recruitment of students.