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Division of Information Technology embraces essential role during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic changed Virginia Tech's teaching strategies and forced many employees to work from home, but the Division of Information Technology supported those efforts well, and the work of those staff members has opened potential new opportunities going forward.

Date: 08/20/2021
From President Tim Sands: COVID-19 vaccines required for all employees

It is essential that every person in the Virginia Tech community who can be vaccinated, is vaccinated, ensuring that those who cannot be vaccinated are able to participate in campus life and in-person teaching, learning, research, and engagement.

Date: 08/19/2021
Happening today: Conversation between President Tim Sands and Professor Linsey Marr

Sands and Marr will address frequently asked questions and discuss ways the university community must work together to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as we start the fall semester. Topics will include vaccines, masking, classroom, and campus activity.

Date: 08/18/2021
From Frank Shushok, Vice President for Student Affairs: We want this year to be your best year at Virginia Tech

I know we’ve asked a lot of you since the pandemic began and even over the summer, but I hope you’ll kindly receive a few more small requests as we set out on this new academic year.

Date: 08/17/2021
Bissell: COVID-19 is the pandemic of the unvaccinated

Noelle Bissell, health director of the New River Health District, said she is excited that a substantial number of the region’s college students have received COVID-19 vaccines.

Date: 08/16/2021

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A message to Blacksburg Hokies from President Tim Sands

Prior to Gov. Ralph Northam’s new executive order, President Tim Sands sent the following message to all students to reinforce social distancing practices.

Date: 03/30/2020
A March 27 message to the Virginia Tech community from President Tim Sands

I strongly encourage you to follow public health guidelines to stay at home and practice social distancing to keep our community healthy and ensure that we continue to have the capacity to care for and manage the needs of those who become ill.

Date: 03/27/2020
A message from Don Taylor: Research Resources for COVID-19

Date: 03/24/2020
A message from Vice President of Human Resources Bryan Garey

We hope to rebound quickly from this health crisis. We will assess the ongoing financial impact on the university and will keep you informed as our plans emerge.

Date: 03/24/2020
A message from the Global Education Office on study abroad support

Date: 03/24/2020

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