Emeritus status has been conferred on John F. Moore, retired associate professor and senior director of learning technologies, in recognition of his leadership and service to Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies at Virginia Tech.
Describes required password changes affecting the whole Virginia Tech community, necessitated by the Heartbleed encryption flaw. Users need to change their PID, Banner, and VT Google Apps passwords by May 5th.
Announcement for an open house showcasing exemplary undergraduate ePortfolios, which allow students from all university areas to create a customized body of work, enhanced with video and other media, to reflect growth and learning over time.
Virginia Tech has added a second high-performance data network exchange facility in Atlanta, Ga. which complements a similar facility already operated by Virginia Tech in Northern Virginia. Having redundancy in these facilities not only increases network capacity, it also reduces the risks of network outages.
Two Virginia Tech groups, the Center for Geospatial Information Technology and the Institute for Policy and Governance, received Governor's Technology Awards for their work to improve the quality and availability of broadband Internet service in the Commonwealth.
Residents and businesses in Montgomery, Giles, Craig, Botetourt, Roanoke, and Bedford counties will benefit from the new fiber optic ring, a joint project between Virginia Tech, the Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation, and the VT Foundation.