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Bissell: COVID-19 is the pandemic of the unvaccinated

Noelle Bissell, health director of the New River Health District, said she is excited that a substantial number of the region’s college students have received COVID-19 vaccines.

Date: 08/16/2021
More than 90 percent of Hokie students fully vaccinated for COVID-19

The high percentage of vaccinated Hokies gives Virginia Tech the opportunity to return to a level of normalcy, including resuming in-person classes and many campus activities that could not happen last fall due to the pandemic and before COVID-19 vaccines were available.

Date: 08/13/2021
Veterinarian vaccinators help create new normal

Virginia Tech is hard at work preparing for an in-person fall semester, and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine has helped contribute to this “new normal,” vaccinating not our furry friends, but human members of our community. Full vaccination against COVID-19 is vital for the health of Hokie Nation and beyond.

Date: 08/13/2021
What is a variant, how does it form, and why is it harmful?

The answer for reducing the development of variants is to stop transmitting the virus, said Lisa M. Lee, associate vice president for scholarly integrity and research compliance and professor of public health at Virginia Tech. Until 85 percent of the world’s population is vaccinated, the virus will mutate and produce variants.

Date: 08/11/2021
Centralized distribution of PPE to begin Aug. 16

Date: 08/11/2021

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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
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

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