An honors student with a minor in green engineering, Smith co-founded Service Without Borders, a transdisciplinary, student-led service organization with a mission to share the spirit of Virginia Tech's motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), locally and globally by partnering with communities in need through cross-cultural exchanges.
In his four years at Virginia Tech, Hollingsworth has been actively involved in Virginia Tech's Honors College, led the Department of Chemical Engineering’s Chem-E-Car team, published a co-authored paper, has won a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, and was an Honors College Class of 1954 Fellow.
In one of her personal statements to medical school, Caroline described herself as a “quilt of many colors” because of all of her interests and strengths. During her third year of medical school she was diagnosed with aggressive melanoma.
Virginia Tech is elevating its University Honors program to a full-fledged Honors College that will attract students of the highest caliber and provide them more chances to explore their passions and change the world in a meaningful way.
The Division of Student Affairs and the Honors College are accepting applications for live-in faculty principals in the Honors Residential Commons at East Ambler Johnston and the Residential College at West Ambler Johnston. The communities are led by academic faculty members, working and living side-by-side with students and student affairs professionals.
The scholarship is designed for recipients who are upper-level undergraduates with a major in either the College of Science or the College of Engineering and who also have a minor or second major outside those colleges.
The student group Service Without Borders formed in 2014 to share the spirit of “Ut Prosim” (That I May Serve) locally and globally. In the summer of 2016 the group will head to Nepal to rebuild an irrigation system ravaged by earthquakes in 2015.
President Tim Sands tasked Paul Knox, University Distinguished Professor and senior fellow for international advancement, with providing leadership for the transition. He will convene a steering committee and engage stakeholders from across the university community.