After earning her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech, Kay Moody Winzenried (submitted photo) fell in love with international travel. Her passion extends to providing support for Virginia Tech undergraduates to study at the Steger Center for International Scholarship in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland.
Russell Amos Hitt, who helped transform his family’s business into one of the nation's largest and most successful general contracting firms and whose family has been extraordinarily generous to Virginia Tech, died peacefully at his Falls Church, Virginia, home on Sept. 14, 2020. He was 85.
This year, iterations of photo cutouts are appearing in sports stadiums across the globe because of the limitations that COVID-19 imposes on large crowds. On Saturday, about 1,000 cutouts will be on display in Lane Stadium for the Hokies' first football game of the year.
Three designs by students in Virginia Tech’s Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management are finalists to become the latest in Hokie fashion, and the Virginia Tech community has a chance to help decide the winner.
Marquis comes to WVTF from his current role as development officer for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, coordinating major gifts and planning capital campaigns for the statewide public radio and television network.
With a history of volunteerism and philanthropy that spans decades, Bob Wells has been a cornerstone of the building construction and Myers-Lawson School of Construction industry advisory boards and service learning trips.
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded the Center for Humanities a $500,000 grant in support of the project, which will combine religion, ethics, and technology to tackle fundamental questions of what it means to be human in a technological age.
Natalia Sutherland received the Morgan Dana Harrington Memorial Scholarship in 2018. The scholarship helps offset expenses for a deserving student who is a member of an underrepresented population at the school or who demonstrates financial need.
When the senior from Mount Vernon, Virginia, found himself unable to pursue his dream of being a Navy pilot, he rallied by switching to a national security and foreign affairs major at Virginia Tech and resetting his goal to become an intelligence officer in the Navy.
The exponential growth in digital records requires a comprehensive effort to leverage artificial intelligence to support enhanced searches of the nation’s official documents. Virginia Tech will lead a planning workshop with that aim.
Virginia Tech will name the KPMG / Lynne and Ben Doughtie Undergraduate Programs Suite, within its planned Global Business and Analytics Complex, in recognition of a recent $2.5 million commitment toward the project.
Carter, who joined the principal gifts team in March, formerly served as senior director of development for the National Academy of Sciences, where he helped to raise more than $200 million and increase the academy’s unrestricted endowment by over 25 percent.
Hailing from four states, they will be the first cohort to arrive since the program was dramatically expanded thanks to the generous support of an Atlanta-based foundation created by philanthropists E. Roe Stamps IV and Penny Stamps.