“Music can serve as an essential catalyst in connecting people and have a profound impact on our well-being. This is particularly true during these trying times,” said Ivica Ico Bukvic, a School of Performing Arts professor of composition and multimedia.
For more than 30 years, Wilson worked passionately with the Upward Bound and Talent Search programs to provide educational opportunities for all students. Later, he helped guide prospective students around campus as a tour bus driver for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
When Peter Velz took a poetry class, he never dreamed it would inspire him to become both a skilled editor and a running enthusiast. Nor did he know how important the confidence he gained would help him along a career path that took him through the Obama administration to an assistant vice chancellorship.
The same skills and perseverance that led Jefferies to be named the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences’ 2020 Outstanding Recent Graduate Alumnus of the Year Award are helping him lead the Wythe County, Virginia, school system during the pandemic.
Sallade was a dedicated member of the Virginia Tech Facilities Department grounds beautification team who took great care in helping to maintain the treasured flower beds, plant life, lawns, and trees on the Virginia Tech campus.
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, which transformed last year into a learning-centered living environment for more than 300 students, has seen several upgrades during the spring..
The current COVID-19 pandemic has changed how every VTCSOM alum does their job, in big and small ways. This first story of a three-part series explores perspectives of how the pandemic is affecting alumni in Washington, Oregon, and California.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni that work at Riverbend Nursery helped grow 800 lilies that were donated to Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and LewisGale Regional Health System.
PlayLab Inc. cofounders Archie Lee Coates IV and Jeff Franklin say an interdisciplinary education at Virginia Tech helped them bridge the worlds of art, architecture, business, design, fashion, film, music, publishing, products, and more.
Blake, who’s about to celebrate her 100th birthday, is donating, in honor of her mentor, handmade garments to the historic costume and textile collection in the Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management.
Among the ways the Virginia Tech Facilities Department is striving to preserve this physical sense of place for generations to come is through the fastidious quality and design standards it sets for all construction projects on the Blacksburg campus.
The Class of 2020 celebrated from wherever they were — many at their homes with family, hosting watch parties and commencement ceremonies. They participated virtually by posting to social media using the #HokieGrad tag or leaving comments on the commencement website.
As part of the Hokies@Home collection, the project will include all official digital content from Virginia Tech related to COVID-19, including news articles, public announcements, websites, social media, emails, and recordings of public town hall events. But project leaders stress that a key part of this collection will be crowdsourced personal experiences from Hokies, near and far.