Montgomery County school students are receiving music instruction through the Virginia Tech String Project. Graduate and undergraduate teachers, under the supervision of Virginia Tech Music faculty, give small group and individualized instruction on a variety of string instruments. Due to COVID-19, weekly instruction this year has utilized Zoom, with monthly in-person gatherings on campus, where social distancing can be maintained.=https://video.vt.edu/media/1_meb6g0f6
After earning her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech, Kay Moody Winzenried (submitted photo) fell in love with international travel. Her passion extends to providing support for Virginia Tech undergraduates to study at the Steger Center for International Scholarship in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland.
Six members of the Air Force ROTC unit were able to participate in a space-traffic exercise when Col. Eric Dorminey became a Sprint Advanced Concept Training operations center site lead with the U.S. Space Command.
Interacting with Kevin Hamed, collegiate assistant professor in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, from a safe distance, makes all of the difference for Emma Weaver, a senior who is majoring in wildlife conservation.
Virginia Tech’s undergraduate enrollment stood at 30,016 as of Fall Census 2020 (Sept. 21), up from 29,300, or a 2.4 percent increase, from a year ago. Total enrollment — including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students — now stands at 37,010, up from 36,383 (an increase of 1.7 percent) recorded on Fall Census 2019.
The annual event, hosted by Academic Advising Initiatives and Student Government Association, helps students explore the diverse options available at the university to find their perfect fit or even add a second major.
U.S. News & World Report compiles its Most Innovative Schools ranking by asking college presidents, provosts, and admissions deans to nominate up to 15 colleges or universities that are making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology, or facilities.