Mouchrek is the first Virginia Tech graduate student to earn an Individualized Interdisciplinary Ph.D., called an IPhD. She also will be the student speaker at the Fall Graduate School Commencement Ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 20 at Cassell Coliseum.
Combined with dual degrees in environmental resources management and water: resources, policy, and management, Reynolds’ multiple internship experiences have laid an important foundation for starting his career.
Pregnall, driven by his passion to remodel the health care system to improve the health outcomes of the LGBTQ community, is a double-major in microbiology and history. As a Marshall Scholar, Pregnall will continue to pursue his ambition by studying health data science at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom.
Virginia Tech faculty name readers are the unsung heroes of commencement. As they prepare to read thousands of names in front of commencement crowds, they pore over lists of graduates, scribbling meticulous phonetic notes and praying that they won’t get sick or worse — lose their voices — before the big event.
Fralin broke family tradition by attending the University of Virginia instead of following his two older brothers to Virginia Tech, but he’s since become a Hokie in all ways except for his college degree.
For Mollenkopf, insatiable curiosity has been a catalyst for success. As the CEO of Qualcomm Inc., he is at the helm of a multibillion dollar worldwide corporation that is transforming the digital telecommunications industry. Mollenkopf graduated from Virginia Tech in 1992.
Virginia Tech commencement ceremonies began May 11 with the VTC School of Medicine graduation. Ceremonies will continue Thursday in Blacksburg and throughout the weekend, concluding on Sunday in Northern Virginia.
Virginia Tech has named five members of its Class of 1969 who have been crucial to the success and transformation of the university during the past five decades as Alumni Distinguished Service Award recipients for 2019.