Virginia Tech essential employees’ exceptional stories of service and commitment offer valuable insights into the problem-solving, empathy, and hard work required to maintain critical operations during dynamic times.
In the year of “unprecedented,” Virginia Tech brings new and exciting definitions to the word. Virginia Tech will welcome its most diverse first-year class to date, composed of 6,675 students from 46 states and 46 countries. Move-in will take place August 14-23, and incoming residents from around the world will begin their journey at Virginia Tech.
Cadet leaders acknowledge that it will take discipline and a willingness to change routines, but that both are critical to mitigate the health risks of COVID-19 and help keep the larger Hokie community safe.
“While plans in many areas are still evolving, we want to share with students and their families the information we have now,” said Vice President for Student Affairs Frank Shushok. “Be sure to visit the For Students section on the VT Ready website often for the latest information on plans for fall semester 2020.”
Students have been key contributors in the ongoing Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment revision process and have had the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sustainability and invaluable professional development opportunities.
Signed into law in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush, the landmark civil rights legislation increases access and opportunity for individuals with disabilities across community life, including employment.
In the spirit of physical distancing and more time spent at home studying and working, university community members are reminded of the countless locations to enjoy outdoor recreation in the New River Valley.
Ut Prosim compels us to model love — in whatever shape it is most needed at any given time. Right now, we especially need the kind of courageous love that puts others first, makes hard decisions, holds others accountable, and models the brilliance of an “all-in” community.
According to Procurement Director Mary Helmick, forward thinking, meticulous planning, and strong university collaboration have all been critical ingredients in securing PPE during the COVID-19 emergency – and creating a safe environment for Hokies.
The Interfaith Program at Virginia Tech provides space and resources for students, faculty, and staff from different belief systems and worldviews to build relationships, engage in constructive dialogue, reflect on values and practices, and partake in common action in the community around matters of shared concern.
International students and parents submitted dozens of questions in advance, many of which requested clarification as to which courses count as in-person instruction and what steps are necessary to maintain immigration status.
Due to programmatic changes at the Montgomery Regional Solid Waste Authority (MRSWA), shredded paper and hardbound and softbound books will no longer be accepted for recycling at Virginia Tech as of July 1, 2020.