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Travel dreams to travel reality in the wake of COVID-19

Nancy McGehee, department head of the Howard Feiertag Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, recently sat down with Pamplin College of Business Dean Robert Sumichrast to discuss the pandemic’s impact on the hospitality and tourism management industry and how it is beginning to recover.

Date: 06/25/2020
Student Emergency Fund helps address unprecedented need

By providing critical help for students at tough points in their lives, the fund has helped make it possible for many Hokies to stay on track toward earning their degrees.

Date: 06/23/2020
Landscape architecture professor empowers through inclusive approach to design and engagement

C.L. Bohannon encourages students to inspire innovation for the good of everyone and to embrace community collaboration as integral to the design process.

Date: 06/23/2020
Virginia Tech cancels study abroad programs for fall semester as precaution during COVID-19 pandemic

With the safety, health, and well-being of our students and faculty as our highest priority, Virginia Tech is canceling all fall 2020 study abroad programs because of ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating global impact.

Date: 06/17/2020
Communications resources available for download

A page created on the university's Ready site features helpful resources. On that page, users will find shareable content, material that can be printed on demand, and other resources to help communicate as the fall semester approaches.

Date: 06/17/2020

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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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