Virginia Tech 2019 Police Officer of the Year George Gymer was among law enforcement officials in the commonwealth recognized for their outstanding educational and enforcement efforts against driving while intoxicated by Mothers Against Drunk Driving Virginia.
This new project supports the Heads Up Hokies campaign, which encourages students and community members traveling across campus on foot, or by bike, e-scooter, bus, or car to keep their heads up, act predictably, and pay attention to their surroundings.
Though safety of the Hokie Nation is a collective responsibility, it does require action. Individual emergency preparedness is the first and most important step in creating a resilient university environment.
On Sept. 10, 2020, the Virginia Tech Police Department received a report of a forcible fondling that occurred in Payne Hall, 600 Washington Street, on August 25, 2020. The survivor and suspect were acquaintances, and both are Virginia Tech students.
Virginia Tech's Mike Mulhare and Kevin Foust were just a few miles apart from each other in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 11, 2001. They shared their experiences from that day and how the lessons they gained continue to shape their efforts leading the university's COVID-19 response today.
To ensure an appropriate degree of transparency, a new online dashboard will be updated each Monday to report the number of COVID-19 test results – the positive test results and total tests – among students and employees, based on the previous week’s information.