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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
Telework in the time of COVID-19: clear policy helps employees

Bill Becker, an associate professor of management in the Pamplin College of Business, is one of the researchers examining telework and electronic communications during COVID-19 in a new study.

Date: 05/22/2020
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni sow seeds of compassion

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni that work at Riverbend Nursery helped grow 800 lilies that were donated to Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and LewisGale Regional Health System.

Date: 05/22/2020
Hokies help a senior living community during pandemic

When a senior living community struggled to find scarce supplies to care for its residents, staff at Virginia Tech stepped in to help.

Date: 05/22/2020
Extension Master Gardeners meet demand for home vegetable gardening information

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the number of people interested in home vegetable gardening, said Dave Close, Virginia Cooperative Extension consumer horticulture specialist and Extension Master Gardener program director.

Date: 05/20/2020

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Virginia Tech moves to essential operations status

This transition will further scale back on-campus operations in response to the COVID-19 emergency. For most students and employees, the transition to essential operations will require only minor adjustments from the current status of operations.

Date: 03/31/2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issues stay at home order due to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

The order directs all Virginians to stay home except in extremely limited circumstances.

Date: 03/30/2020
A message to Blacksburg Hokies from President Tim Sands

Prior to Gov. Ralph Northam’s new executive order, President Tim Sands sent the following message to all students to reinforce social distancing practices.

Date: 03/30/2020
A March 27 message to the Virginia Tech community from President Tim Sands

I strongly encourage you to follow public health guidelines to stay at home and practice social distancing to keep our community healthy and ensure that we continue to have the capacity to care for and manage the needs of those who become ill.

Date: 03/27/2020
A message from Don Taylor: Research Resources for COVID-19

Date: 03/24/2020

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