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Understanding COVID-19 is complicated, but you know what to do

In this essay, interim dean of the College of Science Ron Fricker encourages Hokies to remain committed to the practices in place that will bring the COVID-19 pandemic to an end.

Date: 02/17/2021
Quick access to COVID-19 support resources, testing information among new Hokie Ready app enhancements

The Hokie Ready app offers comprehensive safety and emergency resources for the university community. Virginia Tech Emergency Management recently rolled out a new homescreen feature within the app that will be updated with critical safety information.

Date: 02/16/2021
From President Tim Sands: Increased testing and vigilance required, COVID variants presumed to be in region

Given the data we’re currently seeing and the uncertainty over the spread of more potent variants, it is important to take these actions now to bring the virus under better control and prevent the need to impose more stringent measures.

Date: 02/16/2021
International virologist to address the faith, science of COVID-19 vaccinations in Black communities

Oveta Fuller, a scientist and ordained minister who has worked to address HIV awareness through faith leaders, will bring her experience working with HIV/AIDS to a discussion of the COVID-19 pandemic and resistance to getting vaccinated in the next installment of the Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series, hosted by Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC.

Date: 02/15/2021
Avoiding relationship ruts during the pandemic

Rose Wesche, an assistant professor in Virginia Tech’s Department of Human Development and Family Science, offers three commonly accepted, research-based strategies that can help romantic relationships thrive during any amount of stress.

Date: 02/11/2021

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A message from Dean of University Libraries Tyler Walters

Classes are online and so is the University Libraries. University Libraries Dean Tyler Walters explained many library resources and expertise have already been online, even before we imagined that our lives would change, and our work would become mostly virtual.

Date: 03/20/2020
May commencement ceremonies to move online; senior celebration in Lane Stadium planned for September

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands acknowledged the mixed emotions he has heard from graduating seniors as the spring semester has been upended — but knowing that graduates and families needed time to plan for commencement activities, and knowing the fluidity of the ongoing pandemic and the responsive measures that the nation is taking, Sands and other university leaders set in motion a plan for a truly memorable celebration in September.

Date: 03/19/2020
Social distancing: Off-campus gatherings prohibited and enforced

Date: 03/18/2020
Dining Services hours and operations in response to COVID-19

Date: 03/18/2020
From President Tim Sands: An update on university response to the COVID-19 virus

Hokie Nation knows the value of assembling in large numbers to support our community. While the power of convening is extraordinary, today we can embrace our fellow Hokies and the members of our communities by respecting social distancing. This is a selfless act.

Date: 03/17/2020

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