Video: Virginia Tech Summer Academy students welcomed to the university and Town of Blacksburg
July 19, 2013
Among the thousands of students enrolled in courses over the second summer session – which started July 9 – are more than 200 first year students participating in the 2013 Virginia Tech Summer Academy.
The program is open to traditional first-year students as well new transfer students and is designed to help students transition more seamlessly into the college experience.
The university and Town of Blacksburg partnered together to offer a welcome reception on July 10 for academy participants, with food, games, and booths from local vendors.
Get the full story on why students chose to get a jump start at Virginia Tech from this brief video news report.
- Reduced tuition, diversity of courses, and unique programs entice a record number of students to enroll in summer sessions
- Summer tuition reduction saves students money, time toward degree completion
- First-ever Virginia Tech Summer Academy provides foundation for program's success, future improvement