Josh Justice has been named Interim Director of Residence Life. Justice replaced former director of residence life Angela Lemke in late June. Previously Assistant Director of Leadership and Greek Life in the Slemp Student Center, Justice makes the transition into housing with a background in the department.
The Office of Academic Affairs is leading the way in helping students afford graduate or professional school preparatory tests. A program now provides opportunities and financial assistance to students who want to prepare for tests such as the MCAT, LSAT, GRE, GMAT, PCAT, DAT and OAT.
When the sun set behind Carl Smith Stadium on Nov. 10, 2012 the UVa-Wise Cavaliers said goodbye to the Mid-South Conference and the NAIA. As the sun rose on Aug. 10 the Cavs welcomed the Mountain East Conference affiliated with NCAA Division II. “We have a Christmas present and can’t wait to open it,” [...]
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise women’s volleyball team, led by second-year Head Coach Kristen Salyer, made the debut performance for all Highland Cavalier sports as an NCAA and Mountain East Conference member Thursday at Brevard College. Following a disappointing 7-25 overall record in her first year, Salyer sees light in the future as [...]
Dear Highland Cavaliers! Welcome back to a new academic year! UVa-Wise Athletics is transitioning to NCAA Division II competition, and some changes are coming. As an ardent fan of college sports, and coming from a university with a successful NCAA Division I athletics program, I bring leadership experience in transitioning across athletics associations. While I [...]
The UVa-Wise women’s golf team led by Head Coach Leigh Clark enters their second year of collegiate play Sunday at the Anderson University Tournament in Anderson, S.C. One member short of team competition in its inaugural season, the Cavaliers add Central High School’s first female golfer, freshman Taylor Yeary, to the team this season. With [...]
The Highland Cavalier men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in their first NCAA meet today with Virginia State University in Ettrick, Va. Fourth-year Head Coach Donald Leech said his men’s team, selected 7th in a Mountain East preseason poll, and his women’s team, selected 8th, are each ready for their new league and [...]
Fifth-year Head Coach Jim Kelly said consistency will be the key for his golfers as they enter their first season in the Mountain East Conference and the NCAA. The men’s team who tees off in their first match Saturday at the Dye Intercollegiate Invitational in Urbana, Ohio looks to build on last season’s late success. [...]
The editor-in-chief of UVa-Wise’s student newspaper, The Highland Cavalier, was awarded first place for breaking news reporting today in a national journalism contest for a 2012 news story about the sudden death of the college’s seventh chancellor.