Search for tag: "college"

The Truth About Advisors

What compels a person to become an academic advisor? During the 2022 Global Advising Week, the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences asked five of its advisors to weigh in on this…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 398 plays

Time for Dr. Becca's Wordplay

The time has come to enter Dr. Becca's Wordplay, a special Giving Day game. The infamous professor will give you three words. Choose one or more to define and fill out the official entry form…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 127 plays

Dr. Becca's WORDPLAY

Get ready to play Dr. Becca's WORDPLAY, a game of defying definitions, where creativity outweighs reality. See what's in store for the Virginia Tech Department of English's newest…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 85 plays

Honors College senior merges art, engineering, and activism in campus exhibit

Mariam Hasan is an Honors College senior studying biomedical engineering, but she's also an artist, a designer, a scientist, and an activist fighting for social justice through, not just her…

From  Christina Franusich 0 likes 662 plays

What do the humanities mean to you?

The humanities have many different meanings. To help capture the nuances of the humanities and all they encompass, several faculty members and students in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts…

From  Leslie S King 2 likes 346 plays

Commencement marks multiple accomplishments for Virginia Tech engineering student

Dominic Pedrotty’s graduation marks the receipt of his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the College of Engineering. It also marks achieving a goal he set before nearly losing…

From  Dawn Jefferies 0 likes 1,175 plays

High School students enjoy Ignite the Spark at Nascar Hall of Fame

Charlotte, Roanoke, and Martinsville area high school students join Virginia Tech's College Access Collaborative along with current students, faculty and alumni for an exciting, enlightening day…

From  William McKenzie 0 likes 71 plays

Fallacies of Freedom: the John D. Wilson Essay Contest winner shares her work

Madeline Eberhart, a junior majoring in English, found inspiration in Frederick Douglass' autobiography. For a class assignment, she did a rhetorical analysis of his writing. Karen Swenson, the…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 202 plays

The Importance of Being the Deanasaurus

When Laura Belmonte became the dean of the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, she knew her new role would lead her in many new directions. In an iconic moment, her staff…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 101 plays

Tech for Humanity

Sylvester Johnson, executive director for Tech for Humanity, discussed the many challenges forcing us to realize that technology is not just a technical issue. Technology is also a human issue.…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 347 plays

Environmental and Climate Justice Minor

Collaborators Shannon Bell (center) with Christine Labuski (right) and Cara Daggett discussed the new Environmental and Climate Justice Minor during the 2021 State of the College of Liberal Arts and…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 6 plays

An Ocean of Opportunity

As described by Carlos Evia, associate dean for the recently established Academy of Transdisciplinary Studies, it represents an ocean of opportunities for creative approaches to teaching, research,…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 0 plays

Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies

Katrina Powell, director for the Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies at Virginia Tech, discusses its commitment to understanding the complex, historical, and generational impacts of…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 2 plays

Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Michael Moehler, director of the Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, explains what this first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary center does at Virginia Tech. This was part of the…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 6 plays

Reflections on Juneteenth Scholars Research

Brandy Faulkner, the Gloria D. Smith Professor of Black Studies, discusses her research for the inaugural Juneteenth Scholars program in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 2 plays

Understanding Food Culture Helps Us Understand Humanity

Anna Zeide, director of the Virginia Tech Food Studies Program in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, discusses this new program during the 2021 State of the College…

From  Leslie S King 0 likes 3 plays