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Faculty finding ways to connect, build community, teach hands-on skills despite challenges

For faculty like Kristopher Hite, the pandemic's dark cloud creates a silver lining of opportunity in adapting how classes and labs are held.

Date: 10/15/2020
Students, employees in D.C. area encouraged to register for COVID-19 testing

Asymptomatic, surveillance testing for Virginia Tech employees and students in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area will begin Tuesday, October 20.

Date: 10/14/2020
Music community flourishes during virtual connection

A weekly meeting of Virginia Tech music majors, this year’s online Convocation has not only kept many of the long-standing traditions, but also added some new features to the gathering.

Date: 10/14/2020
Virginia Tech faculty building connections, communities to help students succeed in virtual classrooms

Virginia Tech has taken a collaborative and student-focused approach to developing faculty networks and resources to assist in transitioning courses and reengaging students in active learning.

Date: 10/14/2020
Technical Assistance Program connects university expertise with business needs

When a Virginia-based manufacturer wanted to show that its disinfecting cabinet was effective against the virus that causes COVID-19, it turned to a university program that enables faculty members to respond quickly to market needs and gives businesses a streamlined process for accessing this knowledge.

Date: 10/13/2020

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Statements

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Faculty Affairs to hold open office hours via Zoom

Date: 03/23/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

In this truly difficult time, it's important we take care of ourselves and one another.

Date: 03/23/2020
Executive Vice President and Provost acknowledges faculty efforts in moving courses online

I recognize that you are disappointed that you will not be able to teach and mentor your students in the manner that you had planned, and I know that your students are disappointed too. However, I also know that you remain committed to their education and I am confident that these students will appreciate your efforts.

Date: 03/23/2020
COVID-19 Update: Guidance for Virginia Tech faculty and staff

The increasing impact of COVID-19 is resulting in an unprecedented and rapidly changing situation for our campus and we understand that employees have many questions about these changes.

Date: 03/22/2020
Preston’s restaurant offering special takeout menus

Select chef-created breakfast, lunch, and dinner items can be ordered for pickup seven days a week at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.

Date: 03/20/2020

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