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Tuesday, September 02, 2014



University Honors and Awards

The many personal and collaborative achievements listed illustrate commitment to scholarship, outreach, and research among members of the university community, placing Virginia Tech among the top research universities in the world.

Browse the lists of awards and recipients.


Faculty Scholar of the Week

    Aarnes Gudmestad

Aarnes Gudmestad, associate professor of Spanish in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, studies how people acquire second languages and how culture affects language.

Staff Employee of the Week

    Eric Margiotta

Eric Margiotta, operations manager for Student Centers and Activities, inspires his colleagues with his positive attitude and dedication to his craft.

Teacher of the Week

    Dana Hawley

Dana Hawley, associate professor of biological sciences in the College of Science, leads students to take ownership of instructional material and to understand how seemingly unconnected facts and concepts fit together.