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Lusk resigns as UVa-Wise football head coach

15 Nov , 2015  

Coach Dewey Lusk has resigned his position as head coach of the UVa-Wise Highland Cavalier football team. Lusk’s resignation is effective immediately and he and his coaching staff will not return to UVa-Wise for the 2016 season. Lusk announced his resignation on Sunday, Nov. 15, ending a five-year run at the helm of the UVa-Wise [...]

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An Affordable UVa-Wise: Hard But Hopeful

2 Oct , 2015  

According to U.S. News & World Report, UVaWise has ranked second nationally amongst liberal arts colleges for its low student debt. This is quite an accomplishment for our college.

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Cavaliers Add Two Losses

2 Oct , 2015  

The Cavalier defensive line tries to block a Shepherd Rams field goal attempt in the team's second home game of the season on September 19. Sean LeGros | The Highland Cavalier

The Highland Cavaliers were defeated 41-10 in a tough matchup on September 19 as they faced the number 20 ranked Shepherd Rams in a Mountain East Conference matchup.

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Slow Start, Penalty Yards Give Glenville State 16-Point Edge

2 Oct , 2015  

GLENVILLE, W.Va. — A slow start and 182 yards of penalty yards proved to be too much to overcome for visiting UVa-Wise as Glenville State scored a 37-21 Mountain East Conference victory at Morris Stadium Saturday.

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UVa-Wise Making Grades

2 Oct , 2015  


College making national name in affordability, post-graduation student salaries

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University Thoughts: A German’s-Eye View of UVa-Wise

2 Sep , 2015  

My name is Andrea and I’m one of the exchanges from Germany. I will stay here for one semester to study and kind of explore the American culture and basically the university system because as you may have thought, it differs quite a bit from what I am used to at my German university.



COMMENTARY: The grass isn’t always greener

11 Feb , 2015  

A teacher asked her class what they didn’t like about UVa-Wise, why they would change it and how they would change this perceived problem. This task was easy for the class, who within 10 minutes had an exhaustive list of gripes. Needless to say, a whole class period was filled in.


Lusk and Cavs ready to start new journey

6 Sep , 2013  

Photo courtesy of Richard Meade

  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,” [...]

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Commentary: NCAA is a big move for Cavs

6 Sep , 2013  

(From left to right) Junior Matt Parker, sophomore Tyler Robinette, junior Veronica Sanchez (15), sophomore Cullen Lavoi (11), sophomore Zach Cochran (20), junior Brittni Altmann (10), sophomore Makenzie Cluesman, senior Emily Brock. Photo: Kandee Wallace | The Highland Cavalier

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 [...]

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NEWS UPDATE: Psychiatric evaluation ordered for Hairston in gunman hoax case

13 Feb , 2013  

Posted: 2/13/13  9:29 p.m.  A federal judge has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for the UVa-Wise student accused of calling 911 with a fake report of a gunman on campus last month.

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FBI arrests UVa-Wise student in hoax

30 Jan , 2013  

Federal officials on Monday arrested the UVa-Wise student charged with phoning in a fake report of a gunman in Culbertson Hall on Jan. 23, saying he admitted doing so “to obtain some form of hero status” and to better his standing in another court case.

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