With the community’s support, the center brings JazzReach to present a series of creative experiences for elementary school, middle school, high school, and college-aged students that includes master classes and workshops, as well as special performances.
A Nobel prize winner and two National Institutes of Health leaders are among internationally known speakers programmed for the new season of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series in Roanoke.
A former slave connects the six themes of a new exhibit at the American Civil War Museum in Appomattox, Virginia, by Virginia Tech history faculty and students. Through a JUMP crowdfunding campaign, the team seeks to upgrade exhibit materials and make sure the younger generations learn about Virginia Civil War and Reconstruction history.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education named Virginia Tech one of four universities in 2018 for overall improvement in educational fundraising, among public research and doctoral institutions with endowments of more than $350 million.
A recently launched crowdfunding campaign is gathering support for Cube Fest, a spatial music festival that celebrates the work of international artists, musicians, and researchers to advance the future of spatial music, immersive aural experiences, and 3D audio technology.
Engineers Without Borders is working to raise $5,000 through JUMP, Virginia Tech’s official crowdfunding platform, to help support projects to improve the quality of life in Guatemala, Uganda, and Nicaragua. The campaign runs until Nov. 17.
John Jelesko, an associate professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science from the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is seeking new, environmentally sustainable ways to combat poison ivy. Join him in the fight.
The center’s goal is to send at least two students to Washington, D.C., next summer, which is why it recently launched a 30-day fundraising campaign that will be matched dollar per dollar by the center.
Every summer, hundreds of teens from across Virginia gather for a week of fellowship, fun, and hands-on learning at Virginia Tech. In early October, Virginia 4-H began the “Virginia 4-H Grows True Leaders” effort to gather donations on Virginia Tech’s JUMP crowdfunding platform. Their goal is to raise $10,000 to support the attendance of members and volunteer leaders at State 4-H Congress.
The Women’s Preview Weekend works to attract women to Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, but also provides mentoring for young women interested in pursuing an education and career in engineering, before they begin their freshman year. There is no cost to the women who participate, but that is why the program needs support.
Volunteers for the breast cancer fundraising campaign include students and faculty from the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech College of Science, Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, and the Center for Gerontology.