Kiwus, who has served as Virginia Tech’s associate vice president and chief facilities officer since 2014, will focus on the care of Virginia Tech’s campuses in Blacksburg, Roanoke, and the greater Washington, D.C., metro area; research and agricultural facilities throughout the commonwealth; and the Steger Center for International Scholarship in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland.
We have an opportunity as individuals and in our own communities to construct a microcosm of the society in which we wish to live. At Virginia Tech, we have anchored that aspiration in our Principles of Community, but principles only become meaningful if they are acted upon.
This network of nearly 125 students, faculty, and staff from across operations, academics and research, and community representatives continues to be highly engaged in moving the revision process forward – in a fully virtual environment.
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.
The digital collection will include the digitized physical picture or 3D model of the insect and metadata including measurements, chemical compositions, ancient DNA information, and other biological or geographical information.
Women in Construction Week, which took place March 2-6, is just one of the ways the Facilities Department is furthering its efforts to advance women in construction and trades roles and attract more women to its talent pipeline.
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.
Corral, a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Wayne State University, is the second resident in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Diversity Alliance for Academic Librarianship residency program at Virginia Tech.
“Politics, Power, and Playboy” is the latest installment in a student book series that began in 2018 with “Welcome to the Beatles.” Both books were authored and edited by Virginia Tech undergraduate history students, who worked with the staff of Virginia Tech Publishing to produce the final product.
Held on Jan. 17, the event drew members of the Virginia Tech community to discuss strategic diversity goals and share best practices. Abigail Stewart, chair of Gender and Feminist Psychology and the Sandra Schwartz Tangri Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, delivered keynote remarks.