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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
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

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Statements

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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
COVID-19 update: A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

At present, all university locations are open. Should COVID-19 affect any future campus operations, Human Resources is exploring options to support our employees including leave, alternative work locations, and flexible schedules.

Date: 03/10/2020
A message from Executive Vice President and Provost Cyril Clarke

In this message, Provost Clarke encourages faculty to become familiar with strategies to continue teaching through disruptions and to plan for the possibility that students and faculty may not be able to meet for course sessions in person.

Date: 03/10/2020
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute postpones public events in March

Date: 03/09/2020

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