Soon after graduation from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Lee Park will move on to the next phase of her education: specialized training to become a pediatrician as a resident at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.
Jade Carcamo has served in a variety of roles in the division as she completes her graduate work in higher education and student affairs this May. Carcamo has used her experiences and background to help shape the Virginia Tech student experience for the better.
The school has welcomed just seven classes, with the fourth set to graduate on May 6. But the school is about to hit another milestone: Some of its first alumni are about to finish residency and move into practice.
A Virginia Tech alumnus, Sanghani is founder and chief executive officer of Octo Consulting Group, an award-winning provider of mission-critical technology and digital services to the federal marketplace. He also serves on the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Besides knowing he would always attend Virginia Tech, Robertson also knew there was never any question he would major in computer science. He's from a family of Hokies. His father, brother, and sister all have degrees from the university's College of Engineering.
From Kuwait, Almutairi came to the United States in 2009 to study English at Old Dominion University and, later, civil engineering at Northern Arizona University. He was soon determined to attend Virginia Tech.
Now a fifth year senior, Weiseman will graduate in December with his human nutrition, foods, and exercise degree and in May with his nanoscience degree. Weiseman said what he finds most important in his undergraduate career is the relationships he has built.
Ewen, who graduates in December, has made it a personal mission to reduce the number of Americans struggling with hunger. He's majoring in food science and technology with a business concentration and a minor in leadership and social change.