Higher Education in the Mountains: UVa-Wise, The Appalachian School of Law, and The Appalachian College of Pharmacy as Economic Engines and Keepers of the Region?s Best and Brightest Students

by Dr. Lu Ellsworth This is Part 1, covering local history and the impact of?UVa-Wise?on our region. Look for?Parts 2?and 3, discussing the?Appalachian School of Law?and the?Appalachian College of Pharmacy?in Buchanan County, Virginia, in future editions of?Mountain Peeks. Living off the land, whether farming or harvesting abundant timber, coal, or natural gas resources, has been […]