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Apr 17, 2014 Special test of VT Alerts scheduled for all campuses April 24
Apr 14, 2014 Virginia Tech Police make arrest in forgery case
Apr 04, 2014 Natural gas leak near parking garage is resolved; the area is all clear
Apr 01, 2014 Stay aware and be safe on campus
Mar 27, 2014 Sign up for summer Rape Aggression Defense class
Mar 13, 2014 Child safety seat checks offered by the Virginia Tech Police Department
Mar 25, 2014 Virginia Tech police dog Boris retires
Mar 17, 2014 March 17: Winter weather impacts operations in Northern Virginia, Reynolds Homestead
Mar 07, 2014 March 7: Winter weather impacts Reynolds Homestead
Mar 04, 2014 University to participate in statewide tornado drill Tuesday, March 11
Mar 04, 2014 March 3-4: Winter weather impacts operations
Feb 13, 2014 Update: Candelight vigil for Samanata Shrestha rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 23
Feb 07, 2014 Read the latest HokieReady newsletter
Feb 14, 2014 Feb. 12-14: Blacksburg campus, other locations closed Friday, Feb. 14
Jan 31, 2014 University supports students affected by fire at Foxridge Apartments
Feb 05, 2014 Feb. 5: Winter weather results in delayed opening at northern Virginia facilities
Jan 28, 2014 Jan. 28-30: Winter weather-related information, closures and cancellations announced
Jan 28, 2014 Mock DUI event to show dangers of distracted and drunken driving scheduled for Jan. 29
Jan 20, 2014 Tuesday, Jan. 21: Winter weather-related information
Dec 18, 2013 Stay safe while enjoying the outdoors
Dec 05, 2013 Stay safe during hunting season
Dec 05, 2013 Know what to do for a tornado watch and a tornado warning
Nov 11, 2013 At some point, everyone in the Hokie community will be a pedestrian
Nov 11, 2013 Safety tips for biking on campus
Nov 26, 2013 Know what to do if there is a suspicious person on campus
Nov 11, 2013 Ensure your pet is Hokie Ready
Nov 04, 2013 Tips for what to do during a power outage on campus
Oct 21, 2013 University to test outdoor public address system on Wednesday, Oct. 23
Oct 16, 2013 Great SouthEast ShakeOut on Oct. 17 encourages earthquake preparedness
Oct 07, 2013 2013 annual notice on rights and responsibilities of the Virginia Tech community
Oct 16, 2013 Technology initiatives enhance campus safety
Oct 01, 2013 2013 annual notice on campus safety, emergency notification reports
Nov 01, 2013 Stay informed and know what to do before, during, and after emergencies
Oct 17, 2013 How to report an emergency on and off campus
Oct 17, 2013 Always have I.C.E. information nearby
Sep 30, 2013 University to retest VT Alerts Wednesday, Oct. 2
Oct 17, 2013 Worried about zombies? Make a plan and gather supplies now.
Oct 17, 2013 Do you know the difference between secure-in-place and shelter-in-place?
Sep 18, 2013 Southgate Center renamed Public Safety Building; Police, Emergency Management now under one roof
Sep 19, 2013 Virginia Tech Police Department to hold Community Day Sept. 29
Sep 16, 2013 VT Alerts to be tested on Blacksburg campus, six regional locations Wednesday, Sept. 25
Aug 12, 2013 Governor's Award nominee Brian Squibb recognized for ensuring workplace safety
Jul 24, 2013 New laws affect moped and scooter owners
May 15, 2013 Introducing VTGemini, an emergency preparedness iOS mobile application for the Blacksburg campus  
May 01, 2013 Blacksburg campus buildings will soon have street addresses
Apr 26, 2013 Emergency response training to be offered this spring and summer to faculty, staff, and students
Apr 04, 2013 Weather Advisory: Virginia Tech has closed, effective 4 p.m. Thursday, April 4
Apr 05, 2013 Virginia Tech recognized as a top performer in Governor's Preparedness Certification Program
Mar 01, 2013 University to observe tornado awareness month during March
Mar 04, 2013 University to test VT Alerts on Blacksburg campus, six regional locations, on Wednesday, March 20
Jan 30, 2013 Rescue squad captain finds satisfaction in helping others
Jan 25, 2013 Weather Advisory: University to close at 1:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25; weekend event updates
Jan 18, 2013 Weather advisory: Virginia Tech to open 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18
Jan 31, 2013 Emergency preparedness training offered to faculty and staff
Nov 29, 2012 Virginia Tech Police Department receives fifth consecutive re-accreditation
Oct 26, 2012 Crime Alert Update: Suspect in strong armed robbery turns self in
Oct 31, 2012 Wednesday update: Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church without power
Oct 24, 2012 University to retest VT Alerts on Blacksburg campus Thursday, Nov. 1
Oct 17, 2012 Great SouthEast ShakeOut on Oct. 18 encourages earthquake preparedness
Sep 28, 2012 2012 annual notice on campus safety, emergency notification reports
Sep 26, 2012 2012 annual notice on rights and responsibilities of the Virginia Tech community
Sep 21, 2012 University to test VT Alerts on Blacksburg campus, six regional locations, on Friday, Sept. 28
Sep 14, 2012 Schiffert Health Center to hold flu vaccine clinic Oct. 3
Aug 14, 2012 Officer finds gratification in challenges of police work
Aug 03, 2012 Virginia Tech Police seeks reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies; public comment invited as part of process
Jul 19, 2012 Unified communications team maintains telephone communications, mitigates loss of service from power outages
Jun 06, 2012 Lt. Scott Lau graduates top of his class at Southern Police Institute
Jun 08, 2012 Dr. Paul Schmidt, former U.S. Army veterinarian, joins veterinary college as emergency planner
Jun 01, 2012 Faculty, staff members participate in emergency preparedness workshop
Apr 24, 2012 Virginia Tech's Police Academy offers inside look at police operations
Mar 22, 2012 Two grants strengthen traffic safety programs on campus
Mar 15, 2012 New campus network to unite campus telephone, data systems; ‘Unified Communications’ project to simplify, enhance campus connectivity
Mar 14, 2012 VT Alerts now available on several Virginia Tech Twitter accounts
Mar 12, 2012 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad wins collegiate Advanced Life Support Skills competition
Mar 12, 2012 Virginia Tech to participate in statewide tornado drill Tuesday, March 20, will test VT Alerts
Feb 22, 2012 Michael Cannon named manager of industrial hygiene services
Nov 17, 2011 Residence life staff members share video to raise awareness for emergency preparedness campaign
Oct 04, 2011 University to conduct VT Alerts test for Blacksburg campus and six regional locations Tuesday, Oct. 4
Sep 28, 2011 2011 annual notice on rights and responsibilities of the Virginia Tech community
Sep 27, 2011 2011 annual notice on campus safety, emergency notification reports
Oct 07, 2011 Game day GIS application improves stadium security at home football games
Sep 26, 2011 Schiffert Health Center to hold flu vaccine clinic Oct. 4
Sep 14, 2011 Mock DUI event to show dangers of drinking and driving scheduled for Sept. 22
Sep 07, 2011 Building emergency coordinators increase emergency preparedness on campus
Aug 30, 2011 Post Hurricane Irene Tuesday update: Loss of power continues to affect operations
Aug 23, 2011 Earthquake felt on campus
Aug 25, 2011 Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine gives training device to Virginia Tech Police K-9 program
Jul 28, 2011 University assigns new physical addresses to all campus buildings
May 12, 2011 University programs encourage community participation in campus safety, emergency response
Mar 31, 2011 'Oak Flame' event to promote fire safety by burning mock residence hall rooms
Mar 29, 2011 Donna R. Brown named executive director of New River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority
Apr 04, 2011 Kevin L. Foust named deputy chief of police, assistant director of security
Feb 08, 2011 Virginia Tech to require password updates for university e-mail addresses, accounts
Mar 02, 2011 Virginia Tech to test VT Alerts in conjunction with statewide tornado drill March 15
Jan 21, 2011 Schiffert Health Center issues campus flu update
Dec 16, 2010 Weather advisory: Blacksburg offices to close at 3:30 p.m. today
Dec 08, 2010 Regional notification feature now allows VT Alerts messages to be targeted to six regions across commonwealth
Dec 08, 2010 Cynthia Rutherford named director of employee wellness
Nov 19, 2010 Virginia Tech, New River health district to host walk-up flu clinic Dec. 3
Oct 25, 2010 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad hosts Pancakes for Parents Oct. 31
Oct 12, 2010 Campus lecture marks Conflict Resolution Day Oct. 21
Oct 07, 2010 2010 annual notice on rights and responsibilities of the Virginia Tech community
Sep 29, 2010 2010 annual notice on campus security and emergency notification
Oct 15, 2010 Virginia Tech Police Department receives International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators accreditation
Sep 28, 2010 Virginia Tech Police Lt. George Jackson graduates from FBI National Academy
Sep 15, 2010 University to conduct test of VT Alerts Thursday, Sept. 30
Sep 21, 2010 Flashing yellow arrow comes to campus
Aug 18, 2010 State to conduct emergency drill on campus
Jul 21, 2010 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad appoints new captain, provides emergency medical service to university community
May 21, 2010 Ambulance donated by General Federation of Women's Clubs of Virginia benefits Virginia Tech Rescue Squad
Apr 28, 2010 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad expands public access AED system, encourages departments to invest in AEDs
Apr 28, 2010 Three university safety programs expanded to encourage faculty, staff participation
Apr 26, 2010 New Virginia Tech website educates university community regarding campus safety issues
Mar 29, 2010 Virginia Tech declared StormReady by National Weather Service
Mar 09, 2010 Virginia Tech to participate in state tornado drill on Tuesday, March 16
Feb 24, 2010 Schiffert Health Center issues campus flu update
Nov 30, 2009 Vaccination clinic for Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff planned for Dec. 2
Nov 16, 2009 Virginia Tech to conduct partial test of VT Alerts Monday, Nov. 23
Oct 23, 2009 University promotes cyclist, motorist safety with Yield to Life
Oct 05, 2009 Influenza update for Virginia Tech faculty and staff
Oct 02, 2009 Influenza update for Virginia Tech students
Sep 28, 2009 Free flu shots available for university wage employees Oct. 28
Sep 21, 2009 Virginia Tech to conduct test of VT Alerts Thursday, Oct. 1
Sep 30, 2009 Schiffert Health Center to distribute flu prevention kits to campus residents
Nov 13, 2009 Nov. 16 student flu shot clinic canceled; H1N1 vaccine not available
Sep 14, 2009 Memo from Senior Vice President and Provost Mark McNamee regarding instructional continuity planning
Nov 13, 2009 Nov. 16 faculty, staff flu shot clinic canceled; H1N1 vaccine not available
Sep 08, 2009 Open letter to faculty and staff about H1N1 influenza
Sep 08, 2009 Open letter to students about H1N1 influenza
Aug 31, 2009 University to promote Virginia Cycling and Pedestrian Awareness Week
Aug 17, 2009 Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Accreditation Assessment Team invites public comment
Aug 12, 2009 University launches VT Desktop Alerts which leverages the Internet to enhance emergency notification
Aug 05, 2009 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad enhances response capabilities
Mar 16, 2009 Virginia Tech to test Emergency Notification System March 17
Jan 06, 2009 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad, Montgomery County partner on grant to fund Virginia Tech regional strategic radio cache
Dec 17, 2008 Virginia Tech, local communities to explore creation of centralized 911
Dec 09, 2008 Monday's test of university's Emergency Notification System a success
Dec 04, 2008 University names Michael J. Mulhare director of emergency management
Nov 13, 2008 Thursday's incident at Pritchard Hall
Oct 21, 2008 VT Alerts notification now part of course registration process
Oct 15, 2008 Post-test assessment indicates Virginia Tech's emergency notification systems performed well
Sep 29, 2008 University to test emergency notification system Oct. 8
Sep 23, 2008 University enhances emergency notification system; electronic message boards now installed in all general assignment classrooms
Jun 06, 2008 Lance Franklin named director of environmental, health and safety services
Apr 14, 2008 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad volunteer students form bonds, provide service
Mar 24, 2008 University to conduct test of VT Alerts Tuesday, March 25
Mar 19, 2008 Town hall meeting covers progress on university initiatives following April 16 tragedy
Mar 17, 2008 Virginia Tech to test siren system Tuesday morning as part of statewide tornado drill
Nov 14, 2007 UPDATE: Second campus-wide test of VT Alerts complete; outdoor siren system to be re-tested Monday
Oct 11, 2007 Virginia Tech concludes test of VT Alerts system
Oct 08, 2007 University to test VT Alerts notification system this week
Oct 04, 2007 University to test outdoor Campus Warning Siren System Monday, Oct. 8.
Aug 22, 2007 Overview of the findings and recommendations of the April 16 tragedy internal review committees
Jul 04, 2007 Students, faculty, and staff sign up to receive text messaging, other alert messages
Jun 21, 2007 University agreement to significantly expand campus emergency notification systems
Jan 09, 2007 Police Department awarded third consecutive re-accreditation
Dec 12, 2006 Capt. Flinchum named chief of police and director of campus security
Aug 10, 2006 Accreditation Assessment Team invites public comment
Feb 27, 2006 Virginia Tech launches SafeWatch to further promote an inclusive community
Apr 13, 2006 Siren system installed to alert campus community to emergency events
Jun 27, 2003 Blacksburg Fire Department To Conduct Safety Exercise At Slusher Hall
Feb 22, 2013 Virginia Tech Police safety tip: Everyday precautions from crime