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New Virginia Tech Police Department deputy chief and officers eager to engage with university community

Tony Haga, a 16-year veteran with the Virginia Tech Police Department, was sworn in as deputy chief of police earlier this summer, along with six new police officers.

Date: 08/05/2020
Hokie Ready: There’s an app for that

The university has rolled out a new safety app, called Hokie Ready, that, along with offering critical emergency information and resources, houses a health screening tool specific to the coronavirus.

Date: 08/03/2020
Complete online coronavirus awareness training

Date: 08/03/2020
COVID-19 decontamination facility leader offers tips for college, career success

Speaking to participants in a TRIO Programs class to help historically underserved students pursue degrees in STEM fields, Christian Williams says he felt a duty to help tackle the shortage of personal protective equipment.

Date: 08/03/2020
Students advance sustainable change, new growth experiences in Climate Action Commitment update

Students have been key contributors in the ongoing Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment revision process and have had the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sustainability and invaluable professional development opportunities.

Date: 08/03/2020

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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
President Tim Sands announces plans for 2020 fall semester

Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.

Date: 06/08/2020
Federal CARES Act Reporting Disclosure

Date: 05/26/2020
Planning underway for strategies to protect public health in the fall semester

University leaders are reviewing operational strategies to protect public health on campus, with a goal of resuming in-person instruction and experiential learning opportunities for the fall semester. Leaders are considering the strategies as the university prepares for an expected June 8 announcement on fall semester plans.

Date: 05/22/2020

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