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New HokieBird statue honors the Class of 2020

The statue, funded by the Class of 2020 and designed by 2020 graduates, wears the university’s traditional commencement regalia, including a cap, gown, class ring, and cords. It stands as a bittersweet reminder of the disruption of campus life due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Date: 04/14/2021
Virginia Department of Health ceases distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Date: 04/13/2021
Virginia Tech students answer the call at COVID-19 helpline

Every day, six to eight students gather in a cluster of offices tucked behind Lane Stadium to field questions by phone from the community about COVID-19.

Date: 04/13/2021
Cautious optimism as COVID-19 vaccine rolls out to public, cases decline

The New River Health District is hosting vaccination clinics throughout the area for the general public, but appointments are necessary due to inconsistent supplies and high demand.

Date: 04/12/2021
More than 7,000 employees receive vaccine through employer-arranged clinics

On April 8, the New River Health District announced that it had moved into Phase 2, which means everyone age 16 and older who lives or works in the district will be eligible to get the vaccine.

Date: 04/12/2021

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President Tim Sands announces plans for 2020 fall semester

Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.

Date: 06/08/2020
Federal CARES Act Reporting Disclosure

Date: 05/26/2020
Planning underway for strategies to protect public health in the fall semester

University leaders are reviewing operational strategies to protect public health on campus, with a goal of resuming in-person instruction and experiential learning opportunities for the fall semester. Leaders are considering the strategies as the university prepares for an expected June 8 announcement on fall semester plans.

Date: 05/22/2020
University update on fees for spring semester

Date: 05/06/2020
Planning from the peak: A message from President Tim Sands

In the U.S., we are evidently near the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We may have seen the worst that this disease can bring, but we are not yet confident that every day from here on will be better than the last.

Date: 04/26/2020

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