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'100 days ‘til Graduation' kicks off Feb. 1

January 24, 2017

A  mortarboard decorated with the phrase "Once a Hokie always a Hokie."
The Virginia Tech Alumni Association has has events planned for seniors to celebrate their last days as students and get ready for life after graduation.

Calling all seniors — the countdown to graduation is on.

The Virginia Tech Alumni Association is coordinating a series of events for seniors to celebrate their final days as students and help soon-to-be grads prepare for life after graduation.

100 Days 'til Graduation kicks off Feb. 1.

Here's a look at what's planned:

  • Feb. 1: 100 Days ‘til Graduation kick-off date
  • Feb. 2: Grad Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Inn at Virginia Tech. Students can pick up their 100 Days Senior Identification Card at the fair to receive special benefits.
  • Feb. 8: 100 Days Wednesdays discounts with participating downtown businesses (with senior identification card) begin. Discounts available every Wednesday until graduation.
  • Feb. 21: Career Connection Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Squires Ballroom
  • March 14: Athletics Tour from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • March 22: The Final Piece: Evaluating and Negotiating Offers from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Holtzman Alumni Center Assembly Hall, put on by Career and Professional Development
  • April 3: The Gap Year Experience from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Holtzman Alumni Center Assembly Hall, put on by Career and Professional Development
  • April 13: Spring Concert at 8 p.m. at Buruss Hall. Performer to be announced.                
  • April 24: Grad Cap Decorating in Holtzman Alumni Center Assembly Hall
  • April 29: Virginia Tech Day at Kings Dominion. The cost is $29.99 and parking is included.
  • May 10: Grad Bash from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • TBA: Thank a Donor Days
  • TBA: Greg Justice's “The Art of the Interview”
  • TBA: Donna Wertalik's “Personal Brand and Social Influence for your Careers”

For a full calendar of events and listing of senior benefits, visit www.alumni.vt.edu/100days. Events will be added as details are confirmed.