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Love in the time of COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine moved its Match Day and graduation to virtual ceremonies. Now, many in the class are having to make similar decisions for their weddings.

Date: 05/05/2020
Alumnus sails into medical service

Eric Parlette ’94 and the other crew members of the USNS Comfort sailed into Manhattan on March 30 to aid the city’s hospitals, which were overwhelmed with patients related to the coronavirus outbreak.

Date: 05/05/2020
Innovation Campus takes root at this crucial time

Virginia Tech’s service mission and its emphasis on interdisciplinary teams makes it uniquely situated to tackle difficult problems during — and after—this pandemic.

Date: 05/05/2020
Leave available to employees impacted by COVID-19

Several federal and state leave options are available to employees who have been impacted by COVID-19.

Date: 05/05/2020
Virginia Tech Rescue Squad elects new 2020-21 officer class with virtual swearing-in ceremony

The rescue squad elects new officers each academic year to lead their members and help advance the campus community’s safety. This year, the squad held a virtual swearing-in ceremony on May 1 to honor and recognize their new leaders.

Date: 05/04/2020

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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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