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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 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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