When DaSilva put her passion for creating welcoming communities into action through Student Affairs, she helped other Hokies feel even more at home, gained valuable leadership experience, and found her future.
The announcement of the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia became a high-profile recruitment tool for Virginia Tech and showcased its position as a magnet for leading tech talent development, research, and education.
Virginia Tech Graduate School’s 2019 Diversity Scholars will discuss their projects with the university community and the public during the Diversity Spotlight program on Thursday, May 2, at noon in the Graduate Life Center multipurpose room.
It was a historic weekend for Virginia Tech. Always known for its signature Hokie hospitality, the university campus community pulled out all the stops to welcome close to 9,000 admitted students and families for the largest Hokie Focus event to date.
With the 40th anniversary of Denim Day on the horizon, Nancy Kelly returned to Virginia Tech for the first time and spearheaded a commemoration of the university’s first public display in support of gay rights. The anniversary celebration will be held in conjunction with Pride Week.
A generous gift from Minoka Gunesekera ’13 gives back to Virginia Tech’s Cranwell International Center, the place that made her family feel at home in this country and, much later, embraced her as a transfer student.
The 7th Annual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy national conference is scheduled from April 11-13, 2019 at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. It's a unique educational and professional development opportunity that provides women of color faculty, university administrators, post-doctoral and graduate students with a forum to network, engage and learn with peers from around the country.
For more information visit http://www.cpe.vt.edu/fwca/
The Blacksburg Master Chorale and Virginia Tech Choirs join bass-baritone Kevin Deas to honor African-American composer, arranger, and singer Harry Burleigh with the performance “Deep River: The Art of the Spiritual” at the Moss Arts Center on Saturday, March 23.
The Werth family’s gift increased the number of dedicated seats for proctoring tests from 28 to 46, increasing capacity by an additional 252 students during final exam week. The Werth Testing Center is part of Services for Students with Disabilities.
The center, which offers everything from counseling and support services to professional programs and events that advocate for and empower women, will host a series of special anniversary activities through May.
The Virginia Tech College of Science and its Computational Modeling and Data Analytics Program recently hosted the inaugural Women in Data Science Blacksburg Conference to discuss the role of women in the growing field of data science and analytics.