Virginia Tech™home

Updates

News, Articles, and Campus Notices

Title Description Info
Medical school moves its small-group, problem-based learning online to help stop the spread of COVID-19

The method is used in the first and second years of the curriculum as a way for students to learn the basic science they need to know as physicians within the framework of real patient cases.

Date: 04/10/2020
Some do's and don'ts for drinking during a crisis

Hokie Wellness shares insight and guidance on healthy alcohol use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date: 04/10/2020
Virginia Cooperative Extension expert offers tips for safely buying take-out food and packages during COVID-19

The reliance on take-out and food delivery has increased because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and, while the food supply is safe, there are ways to emphasize food safety from these sources.

Date: 04/10/2020
A student’s perspective

Nina Tarr, whose parents live in Italy, is finishing her junior year in her apartment in Blacksburg. "We’re all Hokies—and we’re all in this together."

Date: 04/09/2020
Commencement plans, summer activities among topics discussed at virtual town hall

During the hourlong event, which was streamed live, President Tim Sands and university leaders discussed Virginia Tech's response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Date: 04/09/2020

Page 47 of 62 | 307 Results




Statements

Title Description Info
COVID-19 update: Checklist available for returning faculty, staff, and students

Students, faculty, and staff who have arrived or will be returning from a CDC Warning Level 2 or 3 travel notice area or other areas of risk identified by the university, whether studying abroad, teaching, conducting research, or on spring break, should complete the following Virginia Tech Emergency Management form to share self-quarantine plans with the university.

Date: 03/09/2020
A message to the Virginia Tech community

Amid growing concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 infections across the world and the United States, it is important for us to pause for a moment and consider how our thoughts, our words, and our actions influence others in our community who are equally affected by this global health crisis.

Date: 03/06/2020
A message to the Virginia Tech community regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Guided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia Tech’s Schiffert Health Center, a number of important actions are in the process of being planned and implemented.

Date: 03/03/2020
Open letter to the Virginia Tech community: University suspending participation in all activities in Italy

Because of the continued growth in the number of COVID-19 cases in Italy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a “Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel” for Italy earlier this afternoon. Given this development, and in accordance with Policy 1070, Virginia Tech is suspending participation in all activities in Italy immediately.

Date: 02/28/2020

Page 8 of 8 | 39 Results