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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
Community conversation addresses fall plans, football, and economics

Leaders from the university, Blacksburg, and Montgomery County discussed the joint effort to handle the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak during an hour-long community conversation held over Zoom on Friday, May 1.

Date: 05/01/2020
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors summer meeting to be held online

The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting on Tuesday, June 2, at 1:15 p.m.

Date: 04/30/2020
Transitioning Virginia Tech to a virtual workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic

The university successfully transitioned the majority of functions online; however, unique challenges arose from the change that put the university’s ability to continue operating at risk in this new, largely virtual environment.

Date: 04/30/2020
Aspiring physicians help fight outbreak

A group of third-year medical students has collected more than $4,000 in donations, which has been used to purchase personal protective equipment from manufacturers for local medical professionals. They’ve also been able to collect and donate more than 26,000 pairs of gloves, 1,525 surgical masks, 200 shoe covers, and 848 disinfectant items to eight different facilities in the Roanoke Valley.

Date: 04/30/2020

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Preston’s restaurant offering special takeout menus

Select chef-created breakfast, lunch, and dinner items can be ordered for pickup seven days a week at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.

Date: 03/20/2020
A message from Dean of University Libraries Tyler Walters

Classes are online and so is the University Libraries. University Libraries Dean Tyler Walters explained many library resources and expertise have already been online, even before we imagined that our lives would change, and our work would become mostly virtual.

Date: 03/20/2020
May commencement ceremonies to move online; senior celebration in Lane Stadium planned for September

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands acknowledged the mixed emotions he has heard from graduating seniors as the spring semester has been upended — but knowing that graduates and families needed time to plan for commencement activities, and knowing the fluidity of the ongoing pandemic and the responsive measures that the nation is taking, Sands and other university leaders set in motion a plan for a truly memorable celebration in September.

Date: 03/19/2020
Social distancing: Off-campus gatherings prohibited and enforced

Date: 03/18/2020
Dining Services hours and operations in response to COVID-19

Date: 03/18/2020

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