The trip, hosted by the Black Male Excellence Network, provided a way for students to travel abroad and connect with fellow Hokies. Money raised through the JUMP crowdfunding campaign covered most of the expenses for students.
Adjerid was hired as part of the effort to strengthen Virginia Tech's faculty expertise in integrated security. His research interests are privacy and security, health information technology and health information exchanges, and health care analytics.
Renewable energy. Transportation. Medicine. Instead of pursuing just one of the many fields that he has a passion for, Romain Debroux ’16, MS ’18 wants to make a fundamental impact on all of them though quantum computing — a technology that has the potential to radically transform computing capability.
Tom and Ann Clark had the opportunity to experience first-hand how well the university prepared their daughters Erin Clark Henry ’01, Ph.D. and Lisa Clark LeCocq ’04 and son-in-law Travis Henry ’01, M.D., for success. As a result, the Clarks gave a generous donation for Newman Library renovations.
Jankovska, a 2011 graduate of agricultural and applied economics, is a UNICEF Global Citizenship Fellow, a highly coveted position that uses community engagement to create transformational change in the lives of children around the world.
After pursuing her passion for heralding truth in journalism at Virginia Tech, Leckie forged a lifelong career as an investigative journalist. Her family and friends are honoring her devotion and hoping to inspire future generations of journalists through a memorial scholarship.
Evans is the director of the newly formed School for Plant and Environmental Sciences, which combines three former departments — horticulture; crop and soil environmental sciences; and plant pathology, physiology, and weed sciences — under one administrative roof.
More than 50 beers from local, regional, and national breweries will be available for sampling, in addition to menu items from local restaurants and food trucks. Attendees can enjoy tailgating games, mingle with special Virginia Tech guests, and relax on the festival lawn.
The event also included presentations of scholarships at Virginia Tech to two local students whose parents or grandparents worked in Virginia’s pupil transportation community, including as bus drivers and technicians.