Wetter will work with University Relations and campus communications offices to develop a comprehensive communications and marketing program that raises the awareness of Virginia Tech in the National Capital Region.
The 2018 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) is a little over one month out and we have raised $140,000. Although this is a great start, we are slightly behind last year’s percentage of reaching our goal. The campaign runs until Friday, Dec. 14, so we have 53 days remaining. We can do this!
For several hours the group of stakeholders concentrated on CCI’s two areas of focus: developing an engine for research, innovation, and commercialization of cybersecurity technologies and increasing the number of advanced and professional degrees to close the gap in the cybersecurity workforce.
Virginia Tech was listed in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Ranking, which assessed 1,258 research-intensive universities on five pillars that represent key areas of higher education excellence.
The 2018 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign has kicked off and will run until Friday, Dec. 14. Since 2010, Virginia Tech employees have donated more than $2 million to local charities in the New River Valley and across the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The state asked Virginia Tech to lead the initiative because of the university’s strengths in science and engineering, existing expertise in cybersecurity research and education, and its significant research presence in Northern Virginia.
The Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research will host its fourth annual Northern Virginia Autism Research Symposium Sept. 21 in Falls Church, Virginia, bringing experts in autism together with individuals with autism and/or their family members for a day of presentations and discussion.
Ariel Ahram, associate professor at Virginia Tech's School of Public and International Affairs, and Ranj Alaaldin, visiting fellow of the Brookings Institution Doha Center, were recently awarded a $400,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to improve knowledge of outside interventions in the civil wars in the Middle East.