News

Grandin to lecture on campus

11 Sep , 2013  

Temple Grandin will deliver a lecture entitled “All Kinds of Minds” in the David J. Prior Convocation Center Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. Photo courtesy of College Relations

Temple Grandin, a professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University will deliver a lecture entitled “All Kinds of Minds” in the David J. Prior Convocation Center Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. The lecture will be the third in The Colgate Darden Series. Diagnosed with autism at a early age, Grandin believes autism has helped [...]

News

Mullins works with Buccaneers

11 Sep , 2013  

Junior sports management major Jentry Mullins interned for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past summer in their ticket sales department. Mullins said he plans to one day work in a professional sports league. Photo courtesy of Jentry Mullins

In an economy where even entry level jobs require past experience, the once dreaded concept of the internship has become lauded among college students. You will find government majors working with a political campaign or in a law office or pre-med students shadowing physicians at one of the local hospitals. However, the job performed by [...]

News

PASS, program targets Pre-Cal and Chemistry

11 Sep , 2013  

(From left to right) Junior biology major Capers Zentmeyer, junior biology major David Berry and senior computer science and software egineering major Mike VanDerwerker study in the writing center located in Zehmer Hall. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

With the commencement of a new school year and each class becoming more difficult than the last, it may be beneficial for students to look to TRiO Student Support Services and the Tutor Connection for help. As always, the center is offering peer tutoring as well as online tutoring.

News

Construction: Henson Hall, new library and dam

11 Sep , 2013  

Construction crew members work behind Henson Hall on the new library building site. Completion for the six story structure is set for the summer of 2016. The new library will include a 24-hour study space, a large coffee shop and elevators will be at both sides of the building. The construction site for where the new library building will lay takes up a third of lower campus. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Many areas of campus at UVa-Wise are still blocked off as construction continues. Three major areas are under construction, the most noticeable of which is the site for the new library. After a few months of work much of what has been accomplished at the library site is grading work, or changing the level of [...]

Features,Highlights

Studious in Seoul: Cav abroad for semester

11 Sep , 2013  

The third President of the United States and founder of the University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson was moved from beside the library to in front of Crockett Hall over the summer. President Jefferson is expected to submit commentary on his new home in the Sept. 25 issue of The Highland Cavalier. Photo courtesy of College Relations

Rougui Toure is a senior international relations major studying in Seoul, South Korea for the semester. She will be constributing a column about her experiences abroad throughout the fall. My dear UVa-Wise family, I am currently in Seoul, South Korea for the semester. I will be writing articles that give you updates on my little [...]

Highlights,Sports

Dennehy named new lacrosse coach

11 Sep , 2013  

Megan Dennehy was hired as the first women’s lacrosse coach in school history on June 24. Dennehy comes to UVa-Wise from Queen’s University where she led the Royals to .500 record last spring. Photos courtesy of Queens Sports Information Office

The UVa-Wise Athletic Department has made their first step into building a women’s lacrosse program with the hiring of Megan Dennehy. Dennehy will lead the first Highland Cavalier women’s lacrosse team. A Maryland native, Dennehy spent the last six seasons as head coach at Queen’s University in Charlotte, N.C. where she led the Royals to [...]

Highlights,Sports

Cavs drop first NCAA match 3-1

11 Sep , 2013  

In the first NCAA game played in school history the UVa-Wise women’s volleyball team fell to the home standing Brevard College Tornadoes 3-1. The Cavs were led by freshman Karley Allen, who had a team-high of 14 kills and 14 digs in her collegiate debut. Fellow freshmen, Lindsey Tucker and Santana Bishop, posted double-digit kills [...]

Highlights,Sports

Camels run Cavs dry

11 Sep , 2013  

Senior return man James Long (16) breaks some tackles on his way to a 88-yard kickoff return in the Cavs’ 56-21 loss on Sept. 7 to Campbell. Photo courtesy of Richard Meade

The UVa-Wise Cavaliers’ football team traveled to Bules Creek, N.C. to take on the Campbell University Camels last Saturday. The Cavs dropped a 56-21 decision to the Camels. The UVa-Wise Cavaliers traveled down to Bules Creek, N.C. Sept. 7 to face the NCAA FCS Campbell University Camels. The Cavs, however, got more than they bargained [...]

Highlights,Sports

Tennis wins first MEC event

11 Sep , 2013  

Sophomore Haley Thacker and freshman Bailey Christoforatos celebrate after a point in doubles play against Shepherd University. Thacker and Christoforatos won their match 8-4. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise Cavaliers women’s tennis team opened up the Cavs’ inaugural season as a member of the Mountain East Conference and a member of the NCAA Division II level with a 5-4 win over the visiting Shepherd University Rams. The Cavs hosted tennis alumni that played at the college and had a reception celebrating the [...]

Highlights,Sports

X-Country starts off season with right foot

11 Sep , 2013  

The UVa-Wise men’s and women’s cross-country teams faced off against Virginia State University and Virginia Union University in the VSU Fall Opener race last Friday. UVa-Wise was racing against two other teams that are in the Div. II conference. The teams came in second, just missing VSU and VUU by a few points. On the [...]

Features,Highlights

Class of 2017 hits Wise

11 Sep , 2013  

A few weeks of class have already passed at UVa-Wise and the class of 2017 is still settling into the new collegiate lifestyle. Despite college-organized events such as Expedition, students have encountered a few surprises that they might not have expected. “I never realized how much I’d actually use on gas,” said Tristan Heath a [...]

Features,Highlights

Ask Miss Cindy

11 Sep , 2013  

Dear Miss Cindy, Life past college gets me so stressed out and confused about what the future holds for me. I try to talk to my friends about it but everyone just says things will turn out fine. What should I do? Sincerely, Don’t want to leave college Dear Don’t want to leave college, A [...]