Water refill stations in academic, dining, and residence facilities; nearly 100 bike racks across the university; and the Math Emporium’s sustainable makeover are just a few of the sustainability projects in action today thanks to student engagement.
During the early morning of Friday, Sept. 25, the Virginia Tech Electric Service experienced a power outage impacting the Blacksburg campus and some customers in the Town of Blacksburg. The outage has since been resolved and service restored.
Virginia Tech essential employees’ exceptional stories of service and commitment offer valuable insights into the problem-solving, empathy, and hard work required to maintain critical operations during dynamic times.
Home to more than 1,200 laboratories, Virginia Tech strives to solve the world’s most complex problems by connecting brilliant minds with powerful technology. But at the end of the day, every researcher is facing the same challenge: copious amounts of laboratory waste.
Students have been key contributors in the ongoing Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment revision process and have had the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sustainability and invaluable professional development opportunities.
Signed into law in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush, the landmark civil rights legislation increases access and opportunity for individuals with disabilities across community life, including employment.
Due to programmatic changes at the Montgomery Regional Solid Waste Authority (MRSWA), shredded paper and hardbound and softbound books will no longer be accepted for recycling at Virginia Tech as of July 1, 2020.
Going into its 11th year, the award-winning Office of Sustainability Internship Program provides students with invaluable opportunities to gain real-world insights and professional skills in sustainability and university operations.
During the virtual town hall, President Tim Sands was joined by Dwayne Pinkney, senior vice president and chief business officer, and Bryan Garey, vice president for human resources, to discuss employee issues and answer questions.