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Community spread, not students, reason for rise of COVID-19 in New River Valley

“We won’t see a decline in cases with college students leaving [for the holidays] unless our community makes a change in behavior,” said Noelle Bissell, health director for the New River Health District, during a Wednesday media meeting.

Date: 11/18/2020
Students can apply the safety practices they've learned when traveling for Thanksgiving

Most Virginia Tech students will probably have more experience with safe in-person activities than their families and friends. This is an opportunity for students to share their insights and take a leadership role in keeping those they celebrate with safe.

Date: 11/18/2020
Climate Action Commitment report highlights actionable recommendations for advancing long-term sustainability

Ambitious, actionable, and intentional, the proposed updates build upon a decade of university sustainability efforts. The recommendations aim to guide Virginia Tech toward a greener, more sustainable future over the next five to 10 years.

Date: 11/16/2020
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic continues to inform Board of Visitors meetings

The board approved a resolution authorizing the university to adjust its 2020-21 operating budget to reflect the financial impact of COVID-19.

Date: 11/16/2020
A statement on grading from Executive Vice President and Provost Cyril Clarke

Date: 11/16/2020

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A message to the Virginia Tech community regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Guided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia Tech’s Schiffert Health Center, a number of important actions are in the process of being planned and implemented.

Date: 03/03/2020
Open letter to the Virginia Tech community: University suspending participation in all activities in Italy

Because of the continued growth in the number of COVID-19 cases in Italy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a “Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel” for Italy earlier this afternoon. Given this development, and in accordance with Policy 1070, Virginia Tech is suspending participation in all activities in Italy immediately.

Date: 02/28/2020

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