The University Libraries' Virtual Game Night is a Halloween eve full of gaming fun that includes board games to tabletop role playing games - all favorite games with virtual makeovers. The event provides a safe way to socialize during the pandemic, particularly around Halloween.
To highlight some of the many safe and engaging activities available to Hokies, Student Affairs has launched the Hokies Can Do campaign. This effort will include stories, photos, and videos of events and people that illustrate some of the innovative ways to stay connected, as well as ideas and guidance aimed to make activities safer.
Inclusive Excellence Student Fellows seek to inspire students of color, transfers, and first-generation students to pursue their goals and learn from the stories of people from diverse backgrounds who have preceded them.
Forgot the toothpaste? Have a question or need a friendly ear? A new care and support team, isolation assistants, and expanded virtual options help students who need to isolate or quarantine on campus stay connected and get what they need.
During an online broadcast at vt.edu/commencement graduates will be honored, degrees will be conferred, and special guests and student leaders will speak — plus there will be opportunities for friends and family to participate and offer well wishes.
The Green Office Program provides faculty, staff, and students with the tools needed to go green in their office spaces by distributing a checklist of sustainable practices to implement that focus on energy, alternative transportation, event and meeting planning, purchasing, recycling, waste reduction, and more.
Though this semester is unlike any other, the opportunity to take advantage of fall break remains and is perhaps heightened as students will be tasked with staying vigilant in both their studies and in keeping public health guidelines in the weeks to come.
As students and alumni around the world navigate a year unlike any other, one thing remains the same: their celebration of Hokie pride. Virginia Tech Homecoming, an annual event that brings together current and past Hokies, will be held this year for the first time ever as a week of virtual events on Oct. 11 to Oct. 17.
Six members of the Air Force ROTC unit were able to participate in a space-traffic exercise when Col. Eric Dorminey became a Sprint Advanced Concept Training operations center site lead with the U.S. Space Command.