The largest scholarship gift ever made to Virginia Tech endows the foundation’s signature A. James Clark Scholars Program, which provides students with a full-tuition scholarship and a holistic approach to engineering education. This fall’s inaugural class of 10 students from the College of Engineering and the Myers-Lawson School of Construction will grow to 40 in-state students by 2020.
For the first time, a team from Virginia Tech hosted the Graduate Student Symposium at a national American Chemical Society meeting. The students worked together for more than a year to put together an ambitious program geared to the interests of graduate students.
Virginia Tech is beginning the year with momentum – record demand for admissions, record giving to the university, and exciting new approaches to some of the most innovative academic programs in the country.
In this new role, Guerin will work with the academic vice provost and vice president units in the Office of the Provost to direct and implement a comprehensive, integrated communications program. He begins on Sept. 1
In addition to placement in a paid internship, iScholars learn how to present their innovative ideas and about the important roles that team building, leadership, collaboration, and creativity play in the entrepreneurial process.
Sumpter, previously assistant director of United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd, will lead engagement of the college’s 15,000 alumni and 2,200 students, providing events, networking, and relationship-building outreach and programming.
As part of the studio, the students created a website to post maps and oral histories with business owners. Arlington’s Center for Local History, which had identified the early business history of Arlington as a critical gap in its collection, will permanently house full transcripts of the oral histories.
As consumers travel for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, Virginia Tech travel and tourism expert says customers should be mindful of their interactions with hospitality workers during this stressful and busy time.