During an online broadcast at vt.edu/commencement graduates will be honored, degrees will be conferred, and special guests and student leaders will speak — plus there will be opportunities for friends and family to participate and offer well wishes.
The Green Office Program provides faculty, staff, and students with the tools needed to go green in their office spaces by distributing a checklist of sustainable practices to implement that focus on energy, alternative transportation, event and meeting planning, purchasing, recycling, waste reduction, and more.
Though this semester is unlike any other, the opportunity to take advantage of fall break remains and is perhaps heightened as students will be tasked with staying vigilant in both their studies and in keeping public health guidelines in the weeks to come.
As students and alumni around the world navigate a year unlike any other, one thing remains the same: their celebration of Hokie pride. Virginia Tech Homecoming, an annual event that brings together current and past Hokies, will be held this year for the first time ever as a week of virtual events on Oct. 11 to Oct. 17.
Six members of the Air Force ROTC unit were able to participate in a space-traffic exercise when Col. Eric Dorminey became a Sprint Advanced Concept Training operations center site lead with the U.S. Space Command.
From shopping local for supplies to incorporating composting and alternative transportation into homegate plans, Office of Sustainability student interns share easy tips for reducing your homegate's environmental impact.
This new project supports the Heads Up Hokies campaign, which encourages students and community members traveling across campus on foot, or by bike, e-scooter, bus, or car to keep their heads up, act predictably, and pay attention to their surroundings.
The rankings are entirely based on surveys of college students, who rate their schools on dozens of topics. “The Princeton Review is a gold standard feedback loop precisely because it represents the student voices above all else,” said Frank Shushok, vice president for student affairs. “For Cook Counseling Center, success is measured by our students’ success."
Water refill stations in academic, dining, and residence facilities; nearly 100 bike racks across the university; and the Math Emporium’s sustainable makeover are just a few of the sustainability projects in action today thanks to student engagement.