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Chancellor Henry officially inaugurated

April 30, 2014 | 1,969 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.

Events kick off this week

April 16, 2014 | 1,180 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.

The Highland Cavalier fall 2014 application

April 8, 2014 | 637 views

Want to work for the Highland Cavalier? Fill out this form by April 16th and interviews will follow that weekend! HC Application Fall 2012

Congressman Griffith visits Wise

April 2, 2014 | 1,100 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 …

Professor retired after break

March 19, 2014 | 732 views
Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Associate Professor of Biology Kevin Jones closed his 17 year teaching career at UVa- Wise with fond memories of his time here, and hopes that his legacy of student research will continue.

Chancellor has new Master Plan

February 27, 2014 | 715 views
Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

UVa-Wise is approaching new horizons. Professional staff is finalizing construction of a comprehensive Health and Wellness Center and is in the opening stages of construction on a six story library. This growth, along with every­thing …

Finances plague Chartwells

February 12, 2014 | 1,102 views
Senior Business Adminstration major Minh Henry purchases a Double Fudge Delight cupcake from Mondo’s Subs in the Slemp Student Center. Students can also purchase them at Papa Joes. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Campus dining services through Chartwells has made some changes this se­mester, partly in response to customer feed­back and financial troubles.

Possible fee divides students

January 30, 2014 | 1,060 views
Photo illustration courtesy of Madison Savarese

Student voting for a new Stu­dent Government Association al­location to increase each student’s activities fee by $30 a semester in order to bring in bigger concerts ended yesterday, and campus is widely divided on the …

Wise works for Philippines

December 4, 2013 | 1,658 views
Students interested in making a donation to the Philippines’ disaster relief effort should visit redcross.org.Photo courtesy of the American Red Cross

In the first week of November, the Philippines were hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan, which according to Philippine government figures, had 155 mph winds, left almost 4,000 dead and caused $365 million in damages.

Clark works with BSG film

November 13, 2013 | 3,190 views
Associate professor of English, Amy Clark, (right) is seen here pictured with Jenna Elfman one of the actresses in the “Big Stone Gap” movie being shot Big Stone Gap. Clark has been working with the film as dialect coach and contributed to the movie’s script. While she helped out behind the scenes, Clark’s Golden Retriever, Sadie, made a guest appearance in the film. Photo courtesy of Amy Clark

A UVa-Wise professor helped movie stars visiting a local town learn how to ‘talk Appalachian.’

B.o.B. rocks Wise, student gets rocked

October 30, 2013 | 1,510 views
Hip-hop recording artist B.o.B. performed for a crowd of around 700 people Saturday night in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. B.o.B. received an unexpected guest appearance from senior business administration major Brandon Aird when he rushed the stage in a Magic Johnson jersey. Aird was subsequently tackled, thrown off the stage and arrested on a drunk in public charge.Aird was transported to the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield. A Youtube video titled “Meanwhile at a B.o.B. show”of a security gaurd tackling Aird on stage had more than 8,000 views as of Monday. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Hip-hop recording artist B.o.B. rocked the David J. Prior Convocation Center this weeekend. A crowd of around 700 people gathered Saturday night to hear the artist who opened with his hit song “Magic.”

New flags, ‘V’s to increase pride

October 17, 2013 | 388 views
Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Students arriving on campus at the start of the academic year were greeted by a few changes to the look of the campus, most notably, the lamp post flags leading up to the school.