Virginia Tech will name the KPMG / Lynne and Ben Doughtie Undergraduate Programs Suite, within its planned Global Business and Analytics Complex, in recognition of a recent $2.5 million commitment toward the project.
Michael Beckley said he applauds Virginia Tech’s commitment to investing in students, citing the proposed Global Business and Analytics Complex that promotes collaboration and teamwork and supports enhanced advising and career services.
Demonstrating the power of philanthropy to enhance the Equine Medical Center's ability to treat sport horses, the Steven and Jane Hale Indoor Arena was made possible by Aimee and Frank Batten, who originated the matching challenge.
“Listening to Medal of Honor recipients allows us to understand the breadth of the sacrifices men and women before us have made,” said cadet Mame Ngom. “Behind every story we are able to take principles and lessons valuable to our leadership development.”
Virginia Tech’s Beyond Boundaries Scholars program passed a major milestone earlier this year when donor support exceeded $1 million. That amount, given by 160 generous households, was up 35 percent compared to the previous year — and enough for the program to benefit nearly 300 students.
Made in memory of a beloved family horse, Just Java, who succumbed in 2015 to laminitis, a generous gift from Karen Jones Squires and James Squires supported a much-needed renovation and expansion of a neurologic stall at Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia.
Boundless Impact: The Campaign for Virginia Tech is the fourth national fundraising campaign in the university’s history. Philanthropic support of Virginia Tech actually dates all the way back to 1872. However, it was not until the 1980s that the university began to fundraise on a national scale.
Amid the sea of Hokies enjoying a Drillfield concert headlined by Anderson .Paak on Oct. 11 were a half-dozen seniors who were there not just to dance and have a good time, but to make a difference for the future of their school.