Virginia Tech students are being asked to watch out for their fellow Hokies as part of No Hokie Left Behind, a town and campus safety initiative.
For students participating in social activities the message is simple: Go with Friends, Stay with Friends, and Leave with Friends.
Students are asked to take a pledge and share it on social media using #nohokieleftbehind. Events and outreach efforts will be happening on and off campus. Orange bracelets are being given to students who take the pledge.
No Hokie Left Behind is a collaborative effort between the Virginia Tech Police Department, Blacksburg Police Department, Blacksburg Transit, Interfraternity Council, Pan-Hellenic Council, Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Virginia Tech Athletics, and Virginia Tech Office of Emergency Management.
Learn more by visiting the No Hokie Left Behind Facebook page.
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.