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.
Among the ways the Virginia Tech Facilities Department is striving to preserve this physical sense of place for generations to come is through the fastidious quality and design standards it sets for all construction projects on the Blacksburg campus.
From athletics enhancements like new seating, to multiple accessibility improvements and numerous administrative refurbishments, the university community will benefit from a host of renovations and construction projects completed by Virginia Tech Facilities.
The Werth family’s gift increased the number of dedicated seats for proctoring tests from 28 to 46, increasing capacity by an additional 252 students during final exam week. The Werth Testing Center is part of Services for Students with Disabilities.
This organizational change provides greater support, leader sponsorship, and empowerment to the office to more effectively address and resolve campus issues of discrimination, harassment, and gender-based violence.
Relationship violence is a societal epidemic affecting people of every age, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation. Although young adults age 16-24 are at greatest risk, they often don't think relationship violence happens to them.