Between Aug. 10-13, university and surrounding community members will notice elevated noise levels in the proximity of the Virginia Tech power plant due to the steam venting process associated with the set-up phase of the plant’s new boiler.
The Virginia Tech Police Department has learned of reports across Virginia of individuals receiving unsolicited packages of unidentified seeds in the mail. If you receive such seeds, do not open them. Instead, report to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
The development of an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is an integral part of the emergency management system at Virginia Tech. It outlines the actions that personnel in a department will take to address immediate life safety during an emergency.
According to Procurement Director Mary Helmick, forward thinking, meticulous planning, and strong university collaboration have all been critical ingredients in securing PPE during the COVID-19 emergency – and creating a safe environment for Hokies.
The Virginia Tech Police Department has received multiple reports of larceny of bicycles. Bicycles have been reported stolen from areas near the residential halls, particularly on the south side of campus along Washington Street.
In keeping with the goals articulated in Gov. Ralph Northam’s Executive Order Sixty-Three, Virginia Tech will require the use of face coverings beginning on Friday, May 29, for employees at all university facilities in the commonwealth.
The university is currently partnering with multiple strategic suppliers to place bulk orders of disposable daily wear masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant to have on hand for university community members who may need them by mid to late summer and into the fall.
The rescue squad elects new officers each academic year to lead their members and help advance the campus community’s safety. This year, the squad held a virtual swearing-in ceremony on May 1 to honor and recognize their new leaders.