Being together will be different this year, and while some employees and students will continue to connect remotely this semester, our campus will be more active as we find creative ways to live, work, and play under current public health guidelines.
Kiwus, who has served as Virginia Tech’s associate vice president and chief facilities officer since 2014, will focus on the care of Virginia Tech’s campuses in Blacksburg, Roanoke, and the greater Washington, D.C., metro area; research and agricultural facilities throughout the commonwealth; and the Steger Center for International Scholarship in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland.
We have an opportunity as individuals and in our own communities to construct a microcosm of the society in which we wish to live. At Virginia Tech, we have anchored that aspiration in our Principles of Community, but principles only become meaningful if they are acted upon.
In preparation for the university's sesquicentennial in 2022, the Council on Virginia Tech History seeks proposals for creative approaches to highlight how historically marginalized communities have shaped and will continue to shape Virginia Tech.
From athletics enhancements like new seating, to multiple accessibility improvements and numerous administrative refurbishments, the university community will benefit from a host of renovations and construction projects completed by Virginia Tech Facilities.
Last fall, 40 first-year students began the inaugural journey into this unique undergraduate learning experience. At the first semester’s end, they shared their most recent work with David Calhoun, as well as the program’s leadership and industry partners.
With a focus on health sciences and technology, the HS&T Hokie Pitch will involve 30 students who have worked with real-world mentors, selected intellectual property, and created an entrepreneurial plan to develop and commercialize biomedical discoveries.