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COVID-19 vaccine expected to land in New River Valley this month

Virginia Tech students and employees may be able to receive the vaccine by the spring, according to the New River Health District.

Date: 12/09/2020
Veterinary college alumni uniquely prepared for a pandemic

From public health veterinarians and pathologists to veterinary epidemiologists and disease surveillance experts, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine's One Health-trained alumni have their boots on the ground in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Date: 12/09/2020
Stronger than ever: A letter from Frank Shushok Jr.

In this end of semester message, Shushok — vice president for student affairs — gives the vigilance of students and the Virginia Tech community credit for overcoming a challenging fall term.

Date: 12/09/2020
Birthday project offers unique ways for Hokies to celebrate turning 21

After seeing its success at Virginia Tech, educators at schools across the country, such as James Madison University and Kansas State University, have implemented versions of the Hokie Wellness 21st Birthday Project.

Date: 12/03/2020
Virginia Tech Athletics adopts cost-saving measures to address COVID-19 budget impact

The measures protect all varsity athletics programs and student-athletes.

Date: 12/03/2020

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A message from Dean Byron Hughes, Chief Mac Babb, and Chief Anthony Wilson: We’re still in this together

The smallest of our choices have a significant impact on the greater whole – particularly at this moment when anxieties are running high and resources are low.

Date: 01/25/2021
From President Tim Sands: Maintain vigilance and commitment this spring

Our success this semester depends on each one of us. We’ve all worked hard to get this far, so let’s make it count as we look forward to reclaiming the active campus we know and love.

Date: 01/18/2021
From President Tim Sands: Thank you for your outstanding work this year

2020 will be remembered for challenges the likes of which have not been seen for generations. The year will also be remembered for the way we met those challenges. We developed thoughtful and pragmatic plans, adapted to changing circumstances, and safely served the needs of the community while maintaining a focus on our mission.

Date: 12/15/2020
A message from President Tim Sands: Implementing mandatory random prevalence testing

Mandatory random prevalence testing will allow monitoring of the status of COVID-19 on campus and in Blacksburg with a statistically significant sample of the entire undergraduate population.

Date: 09/18/2020
A letter from Frank Shushok Jr.: Remember our calling

Ut Prosim compels us to model love — in whatever shape it is most needed at any given time. Right now, we especially need the kind of courageous love that puts others first, makes hard decisions, holds others accountable, and models the brilliance of an “all-in” community.

Date: 07/21/2020

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