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The Morning Buzz for Thursday. March 30

TriCities.com - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 8:44am
BRISTOL, Va. -- Here are some news stories you need to know to start your Thursday morning across the Mountain Empire and the nation as well.
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Bevins earns ITEEA honor

UVa-Wise News - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 8:01am

Scott Bevins, the associate vice chancellor for information services at UVa-Wise, has been awarded the Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional designation by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.

The honor is basked upon documented evidence of leadership and management skills, continuing participation in association education programs and demonstration of leadership in the association and community.

“Having the Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional designation bestowed upon me by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association this month is truly an honor,” Bevins said. “Technology has always fascinated and intrigued me, and it goes well beyond that of pleasure or entertainment. I am interested in the ‘technology’ itself and where that technology may lead and the impact it would have on the economy, both domestically and globally.”

Bevins said technology has eroded all barriers in the exchange of ideas and information.

“With technology growing at such a rapid rate, continued success requires all of us to be lifelong learners,” he said. “The DTE designation reaffirms the importance that I place on technology education and on the education of our citizenry of all ages.”

The DTE professional program acknowledges the essential principles of adult learning and incorporates both recognition and credit for the work experiences and accomplishments of those in the field.

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Spring Choirs Concert set for April 9

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 4:05pm

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise 2017 Spring Choirs Concert, titled Unclouded Day, is set for Sunday  April 9, at 7:30 p.m., in Cantrell Banquet Hall on campus. The concert  is filled with music of hope, wonder, and joy. From South African Freedom Songs to tonal pictures of a summer night, Unclouded Day is filled with beautiful singing that is sure to fill concert goers with hope and excitement. The concert will feature UVa-Wise Highland Chorale, UVa-Wise Madrigal Singers, and the UVa-Wise Concert Choir, who will be back from their Spring 2017 Regional Choir Tour. The concert is free and open to the public.

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