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New COVID-19 vaccine arrives in New River Valley

All three COVID-19 vaccines available are effective at preventing serious illness, hospitalization, or death, said Noelle Bissell, health director of the New River Health District.

Date: 03/03/2021
Virginia Tech plans possible in-person events with a virtual spring 2021 commencement ceremony

With evolving public health conditions and state guidelines, university officials are currently exploring how to create special moments, smaller in size, so graduating students can mark their graduation accomplishments in appropriately sized groups.

Date: 03/03/2021
COVID-19 stimulus plan to help troubled U.S. economy recover from pandemic hardships, says economist

The Covid-19 stimulus bill is a positive step forward in helping the troubled U.S. economy, but Virginia Tech economist Kwok Ping ‘Byron’ Tsang says we still have a ways to go before recovering from the economic loss during the pandemic.

Date: 02/26/2021
Hooked on public good

For Lisa M. Lee, moving the needle on social justice is a big part of ethics — thinking not only about what public health can do to prevent disease and illness, but what and how it should do it.

Date: 02/26/2021
COVID-19 vaccine update for employees: Week of Feb. 21

Date: 02/25/2021

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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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