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UVa-Wise: 60 years a college

September 10, 2014 | 158 views

UVa-Wise is officially 60 years old. From the ever-watchful care­taker to a family of pigs interrupt­ing the first convocation, this cam­pus has stories to tell that even its students may not know.

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You, too, can walk on water with a little ‘magic’

October 3, 2012 | 427 views

Have you ever wondered if you run fast enough, you might be able to skip across water like that crazy lizard and impress all of your friends?

Decision 2012? The mockery of homecoming court

October 3, 2012 | 472 views

In a year full of political undertones, people feel as if they are being force-fed the “vote for me” idea.
Here at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, we have seen this trend over the …

Alumni return takes planning

October 3, 2012 | 229 views
Assistant Director of Leadership and Greek Life Josh Justice (‘07), Director of Alumni Relations Pam Collie (‘93) and Stephanie Lawson (‘11) wait to cheer for runners at the SGA Red & Gray 5K on Sept. 29. Photo by Jessica Shartouny | The Highland Cavalier

For students, homecoming is just a reason to cheer extra loud at the football game, get dressed up and pick up a free glass.
For others, like alumni, it’s a chance to come home and to …

Housing: taking your keys and saving you money

October 3, 2012 | 203 views

Last year before winter break, the Office of Housing and Residence Life required students to turn in their room keys before retiring for the long break.
This new requirement seemed to leave some student scratching their …

News update: Wise Blazed by Belhaven in homecoming game

September 30, 2012 | 1,305 views
Senior Cavs cornerback Marcus Bratton (9) tackles Blazers wide receiver Kylan Pollard. Photo by Jessica Shartouny | The Highland Cavalier

UVa-Wise continued its now five-game losing strike by falling to Belhaven on Saturday night.

News update: Wonka-themed homecoming dance to be held Saturday

September 25, 2012 | 410 views

Grab your golden ticket, because this year’s homecoming dance will have you feeling like you are in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory.  

News update: Bulldogs take Cavs 24-17 in home game

September 23, 2012 | 502 views
UVa-Wise freshman quarterback Cullen LaVoi (center) hurdles into the end-zone to score a touchdown during the second quarter. Corey Sanchez | The Highland Cavalier

It was the fourth quarter with 1:37 left on the clock as the No. 21 Cumberland University Bulldogs punted to the UVa-Wise Cavaliers’ senior returner Marcus Bratton.
Fans, players and even the same broadcasters who presided …

Construction begins on Health Center, library

September 21, 2012 | 398 views
An artist’s rendering shows the location of the planned library between Henson Hall and Darden Hall. Courtesy of UVa-Wise

Traffic moved slowly on Cavalier Drive last week in the presence of construction vehicles preparing the area for construction of the Winston Ely Health and Wellness Center.

College still searching for new chancellor

September 21, 2012 | 205 views

The UVa-Wise Chancellor Search Committee members have been busy at work this summer in their quest to fill the shoes of the late Chancellor David J. Prior.

Spring registration will open early

September 21, 2012 | 223 views

Pre-registration for spring classes will begin at the end of the month for returning students, several weeks earlier than it has been available in previous years.

Cavs penalties cost six-game streak over Bears

September 21, 2012 | 514 views
Freshman running back Connery Swift (28) rumbles into the end-zone during the second quarter against the University of Pikeville Saturday in a 38-20 loss. Swift carried the ball 16 times for 72 yards and a touchdown. Photo by Corey Sanchez | The Highland Cavalier

Fireworks appeared to be soaring through the sky at Hillard Howard Field in Pikeville, Ky., as 33 penalties were called in the Mid-South East rivalry matchup between the University of Pikeville Bears and the UVa-Wise …

Pinker to discuss the human mind

September 21, 2012 | 835 views
Stephen Pinker

This year’s Colgate Darden Lecture will be given by professor and award-winning author, Stephen Pinker at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28 in the David J. Prior Convocation Center.