Hosted annually in March as part of a National Association of Women in Construction initiative, Women in Construction Week promotes women as a viable component of the construction industry and offers women in the industry the occasion to come together to bring attention to the cause.
Some members of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors have accepted an invitation to join some of the university’s operational leaders for a tour of the Agricultural Research and Extension Centers (ARECs) and other teaching and research facilities across the state from Monday, Feb. 25, through Thursday, Feb. 28.
Participants put themselves in the shoes of students, faculty, and staff as they walked along a route that included the Duck Pond, the Overflow Lot, Oak Lane, Burchard Plaza, and Burruss Hall – in the dark.
Did you know Americans throw away about 25 percent more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve? (CDC 2018) Statistics like this help drive Virginia Tech’s sustainability manager Karlee Siepierski to educate others. She points out that “simple changes around decorating, gift wrapping, and gift giving can make a significant sustainable and financial impact this holiday season.”
In commitment to ensuring the effective management of more than 14 million square feet of university-owned and leased spaces and physical assets, Virginia Tech recently published its inaugural University Space Management Policy.