A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 1999, Scoggins shared her expertise on ornamental plant production, landscape practices, and hops at the local, state, and national level, giving numerous presentations and serving on boards and committees of green industry and gardening organizations.
The director of planning and reporting, professional development, and civil rights compliance in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech has been conferred the title of director emeritus by the Board of Visitors.
A board-certified diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal) and a member of the Virginia Tech community since 1982, Scarratt provided veterinary support for research projects that helped advance the understanding of infectious diseases affecting food animals.
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 1994, Tegarden made significant contributions to academia through her work on technology innovation, focusing on technology decisions linked to firm survival and performance in emerging technology contexts.
During his 44-year long career at Virginia Tech, Myers received numerous teaching and research awards, authored more than six textbooks (one in several languages), directly advised 42 doctoral students, and mentored many more, including his own children, Billy and Julie.
De la Garza, Vecellio Professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of Vecellio Professor Emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1988, Van Hook produced landmark scholarship through three books, many articles, and conference presentations that have shed new light on women as artists and women as subjects in American art.
The scenographer and lighting designer on more than 220 productions, Ward also designed or supported the design of theatre venues in the Moss Arts Center, Henderson Hall, and Theatre 101 at Virginia Tech.
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1995, Teulon made significant contributions to French studies through his work in 18th century French literature. He also established his department’s study abroad program in Paris.
Lindner, of Blacksburg, Virginia, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 1. He was 67. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, at The German Club, 711 Southgate Drive, Blacksburg, Virginia from 10:00 a.m. to noon.
Robert Mahan, a researcher and professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, and his wife, Beatrice, a retired administrator, fell in love with the French language and culture. Now they are providing support for a French professorship in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and an estate gift to the College of Engineering.