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Cautious optimism as COVID-19 vaccine rolls out to public, cases decline

The New River Health District is hosting vaccination clinics throughout the area for the general public, but appointments are necessary due to inconsistent supplies and high demand.

Date: 04/12/2021
Former Virginia Tech Football Coach Frank Beamer receives the COVID-19 vaccine

In this video from Carilion Clinic, Coach Beamer encourages all Hokies to get the vaccine.=https://video.vt.edu/media/t/1_zylzxdaq

Date: 04/12/2021
New HokieBird statue honors the Class of 2020

The statue, funded by the Class of 2020 and designed by 2020 graduates, wears the university’s traditional commencement regalia, including a cap, gown, class ring, and cords. It stands as a bittersweet reminder of the disruption of campus life due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Date: 04/12/2021
More than 7,000 employees receive vaccine through employer-arranged clinics

On April 8, the New River Health District announced that it had moved into Phase 2, which means everyone age 16 and older who lives or works in the district will be eligible to get the vaccine.

Date: 04/12/2021
University community asked to participate in voluntary vaccine report

If you have received a vaccine (either a single dose vaccine, the first of a two-shot vaccine, or if you received both doses of a two dose vaccine), please visit our online form and tell us what you have received. Names will be held confidential.

Date: 04/11/2021

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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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