When the collaborative effort of two theatre professors from two universities couldn't be presented live, the professors enlisted colleagues to help their students create a whole new paradigm of social justice theatre.
A record-breaking four winners of the annual Randolph L. Grayson Outstanding CALS Diversity Scholar Award were announced by the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Diversity Council.
For more than 30 years, Wilson worked passionately with the Upward Bound and Talent Search programs to provide educational opportunities for all students. Later, he helped guide prospective students around campus as a tour bus driver for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Faculty members and students will research connections between the Juneteenth holiday and contemporary struggles against institutional racism, the exposure of structural inequality, and support for vulnerable populations.
Juneteenth marked the end of slavery, and the beginning of a long and arduous struggle for freedom and equality by African Americans. That struggle, which played out across the nation, the commonwealth, and on our campus, continues today.
We have an opportunity as individuals and in our own communities to construct a microcosm of the society in which we wish to live. At Virginia Tech, we have anchored that aspiration in our Principles of Community, but principles only become meaningful if they are acted upon.
In preparation for the university's sesquicentennial in 2022, the Council on Virginia Tech History seeks proposals for creative approaches to highlight how historically marginalized communities have shaped and will continue to shape Virginia Tech.
Virginia Tech President Tim Sands and Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Diversity Menah Pratt-Clarke discussed the university's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
More than 40 students from around the world convened on Zoom to celebrate their graduation from the Language and Culture Institute. Most will continue as full-time undergraduates at Virginia Tech in the fall.