The rankings are entirely based on surveys of college students, who rate their schools on dozens of topics. “The Princeton Review is a gold standard feedback loop precisely because it represents the student voices above all else,” said Frank Shushok, vice president for student affairs. “For Cook Counseling Center, success is measured by our students’ success."
Maintaining strong physical distancing, donning face coverings, and bringing with them an enduring Ut Prosim spirit, cadets helped locate, carry, process, and hand out packages to students at the War Memorial Gym package operation.
Embedded counselors, psychiatry residents in Cook Counseling Center, enhanced research and evaluation, and increased training to assist students in need are advancing the university's mental health initiatives.
Since June, Deborah Birx has visited universities in numerous states to learn about each institution’s approach to COVID-19. The universities that are most successful in managing COVID-19 worked hard during the summer to develop a plan for the fall semester, she said.
Given the changing nature of navigating a pandemic, this fall’s Town Gown meetings will be called “Community Conversations: Navigating the challenges and opportunities of a public health emergency together."
Though safety of the Hokie Nation is a collective responsibility, it does require action. Individual emergency preparedness is the first and most important step in creating a resilient university environment.
For five years, Cranwell International Center has collaborated with Dining Services to highlight the cultural diversity of Virginia Tech’s campus through International Café Hours. This semester the program will operate differently.