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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
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

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Dining Services hours and operations in response to COVID-19

Date: 03/18/2020
From President Tim Sands: An update on university response to the COVID-19 virus

Hokie Nation knows the value of assembling in large numbers to support our community. While the power of convening is extraordinary, today we can embrace our fellow Hokies and the members of our communities by respecting social distancing. This is a selfless act.

Date: 03/17/2020
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

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