As the holiday season approaches, we are reminded of the importance of giving back, even if it is in small ways. One way to give back is to donate to a charity that helps make someone else’s holidays great through the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign.
The HokieBird meets the Presidential Turkeys in Washington, D.C. before their big day at The White House. After their trip around D.C., the turkeys are headed to their new home at Gobblers Rest located at Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus.=https://video.vt.edu/media/The+Presidential+Turkeys+in+Washington%2C+D.C./1_co8cgq2u/
The campus is an expansion of Children’s National that is located on a nearly 12-acre portion of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and is set to open its first phase in December 2020.
The summit has grown to include most of the university’s colleges and several university-level research institutes, as well as interdisciplinary graduate education programs. The Graduate School Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion organized and coordinated the event.
As expected, Virginia Tech’s agreements with the state – one outlining undergraduate growth and one for graduate growth – include $167.7 million in capital funding for the Innovation Campus’s first academic building in Alexandria and $69 million in capital funding for a data and decisions building in Blacksburg.
After adopting a pregnant mare rescued from squalor, Amiya Veatch turned to Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center and its Foaling Out Program for specialized care. Now a spirited yearling, the foal and his mare are thriving in a small herd pastured on a pristine farm that overlooks the Potomac River.
DaSilva, professor of telecommunications at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, and director of CONNECT, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Future Communications and Networks, will join CCI in March 2020 as its inaugural executive director.
Made in memory of a beloved family horse, Just Java, who succumbed in 2015 to laminitis, a generous gift from Karen Jones Squires and James Squires supported a much-needed renovation and expansion of a neurologic stall at Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia.
Boundless Impact: The Campaign for Virginia Tech has a goal to raise $1.5 billion to fuel excellence across all university programs and drive forward major strategic priorities. A second goal is to engage 100,000 alumni in meaningful ways over the course of the campaign.