Perhaps the most transformative proposal within the 2018 Campus Master Plan is the idea to convert Cowgill and Burchard halls into a campus commons/student center space and relocate the College of Architecture and Urban Studies to the Creativity and Innovation District near what is now Squires Student Center and the Graduate Life Center at Donaldson-Brown.
During its quarterly meeting held in Blacksburg on Monday, the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved a resolution to adopt the 2018 campus master plan — a document that will help guide the physical development of the Blacksburg campus and its 11 agricultural research and Extension centers through 2047.
From improved auditorium seating, to new flooring, stairwell replacements, roofs, and more, Facilities completed a wide range of renovation and construction projects throughout the summer and early fall.
Hypes works tirelessly to ensure all faculty, staff, students, and visitors alike receive a warm welcome and attractive, clean surroundings as they enter Cheatham Hall, home of the College of Natural Resources and Environment.
In this position, Gall will be responsible for local enforcement of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code for construction work on campus, as well as the off-site property owned by the university.
During home football games, the student-run Green Tailgating team collects bottles and cans from tailgates and hands out blue recycling bags. During the 2017 football season nearly 14,000 pounds of recycling material was collected during games.
What does it take to construct and maintain the more than 125 buildings and 2,600 acres of property at Virginia Tech? Students participating in Facilities’ inaugural summer Construction Management Program got to find out.