Moose, an 8-year-old therapy dog at Virginia Tech’s Cook Counseling Center, received an honorary doctorate in veterinary medicine Friday evening as part of virtual commencement exercises. It’s the latest recognition for the pawsome member of Hokie Nation.
Luo credits his roles at Virginia Tech as a resident advisor and an officer in a student organization for helping to prepare him for the work world by giving him lots of opportunities to develop and hone his leadership skills.
Virginia Tech will celebrate the Class of 2020 during online commencement exercises Friday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. ET. The first-of-its-kind event will feature inspirational messages from notable Hokies, including Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier, legendary defensive coordinator Bud Foster, and world-renowned poet and University Distinguished Professor Nikki Giovanni.
Purchase your cap and gown, diploma frame, graduation announcements, and senior portraits. Plus grab some free food, make your Senior Class Gift, and learn everything you need to know for commencement in May.
As their son prepares for graduation, Kate and Tim reflect on his experience at Virginia Tech, their involvement as Hokie parents, and the insight they gained into the university motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).
Retired from his most recent position as a business intelligence manager in the Navy, Bryan Davis will receive a bachelor’s degree in management and continue as a student in Virginia Tech’s highly ranked, online Master of Information Technology program.
The University Commencement Ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m., and the Graduate School Commencement starts at 2:30 p.m. The events will honor approximately 2,441 students who completed their academic degrees during the summer and fall terms.
Administered through the Discovery Analytics Center, the program trains students across disciplines in the latest methods in analyzing massive datasets to study key issues concerning urban populations.
Ridenour supported five Virginia Tech presidents on all major university initiatives during their tenure, and his expertise in the field of finance enabled him to devise effective funding strategies to achieve countless initiatives that have greatly benefited Virginia Tech students and faculty while growing the reputation of the university.