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Backpacking course marches on in outdoor classroom

Seven students recently completed the course’s capstone project, an overnight backpacking trip to Tinker Cliffs in nearby Botetourt County. Another seven students completed a similar project at McAfee Knob in Catawba, Virginia, a week later.

Date: 11/03/2020
Chamber Singers rehearse in garage space

The Virginia Tech Chamber Singers have utilized an on-campus parking garage as a safe rehearsal space during the COVID-19 pandemic.=https://video.vt.edu/media/1_fj1ea8bv

Date: 11/02/2020
Students in isolation, quarantine can vote on Election Day

Students who already are registered to vote in Montgomery County must request an application for an emergency absentee ballot by noon on Nov. 2. Once approved, they will receive a paper ballot to vote, from campus, on Election Day.

Date: 11/01/2020
Virginia Cooperative Extension goes digital, explores new pathways for content delivery

Though COVID-19 has halted many of the in-person events that Virginia Cooperative Extension has historically held, it hasn’t slowed Extension agents, specialists, and administrators who have brought many of the in-person experiences online, which has resulted in some unique and useful educational opportunities.

Date: 10/30/2020
Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey gives an update on spring work plans, leave, and resources

The upcoming spring semester will operate similarly to the fall semester, outlined in the Fall 2020 COVID-19 Operational Plan.

Date: 10/29/2020

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Statements

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A message to students from Byron Hughes, dean of students

Like other offices on campus, the Dean of Students Office will be available to you as the semester proceeds.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from SVP and CBO Dwayne Pinkney

Efforts to reduce the on-campus population of students and employees support the overall public health goal of limiting the potential spread of the virus. The reduced on-campus population reduces the public health risk for the entire community – including those working on campus and working remotely.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

We have received many questions from employees about their options should the coronavirus spread more broadly across Virginia, especially with Friday’s announcement from Gov. Ralph Northam ordering all K-12 schools in the commonwealth to close for a minimum of two weeks.

Date: 03/15/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

It’s in times like these past few days that the honor of being a Hokie feels especially amplified. With uncertainty and anxiety coming from every direction, the spirit of generosity from our students and their families has been humbling.

Date: 03/13/2020
University extends spring break, moves classes online, and more in response to COVID-19

In consultation with our partners in the Virginia Department of Health, we are adopting a range of principle-based actions, effective immediately. We are confident that these actions will lower the risk to our communities.

Date: 03/11/2020

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