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Juneteenth Scholars Program

In June 2020, in response to the protest movement against police brutality and the efforts to federally recognize the significance of Juneteenth, the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at…

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International Student Gratitude Meal 2021

Over 175 international students and family members gathered on the Monday prior to Thanksgiving to celebrate and express gratitude. For many, it was their first time trying roast turkey. In addition…

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Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony 2021

This year's ceremony began in War Memorial Chapel. Col. Gregory Lowe, commander of Virginia Tech Air Force ROTC, spoke of honoring our armed service members. The program ended with the laying of…

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Indigenous Peoples Day 2021 celebration

The keynote celebration kicked off on the Drillfield at Virginia Tech. President Tim Sands and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity Menah Pratt-Clarke gave opening statements. The program…

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BK Fulton aims to inspire with stories of success

BK Fulton, a Virginia Tech alum, is visiting as part of a new initiative to connect minority students with alumni. The event marks the successful launch of Sankofa, a new initiative introduced by…

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Growley II to retire after years of service

After five years of greeting people across campus, sharing the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets story, and providing tail wags and morale boosts to cadets, Growley II (call sign “Tank”) will…

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Lane Hall tells the story of Virginia Tech

In one of the first public special events to celebrate Virginia Tech's sesquicentennial, the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology partnered with the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets to…

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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute teams up with the City of Roanoke to host Welcoming Week

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute joined with the City of Roanoke and numerous community groups by participating in a nationwide initiative known as Welcoming Week. The initiative focuses on…

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2021 Culinary Camp

It's been two years, but the kitchens of Virginia Tech Dining Services' on-campus dining halls once again hosted kids donning chef's hats and personalized chef's coats looking to…

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D.C. Hokie family stay connected through metro area chapter

Dee Sanae, VT alumni and DC Metro Area Chapter Diversity and Inclusion Director”, shares the benefits of being involved in the D.C. metro area chapter.

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First-Gen Hokies: Elizabeth Owusu '22

Elizabeth Owusu '22 talks about the first-generation identity, the challenges of being the first in her family to go to college, why it's important to find community, and her advice to…

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First-Gen Hokies: Christina Ju '21

Christina Ju '21 tells her story about being a first-generation student, talks about what it means to her and her family to be graduating after three years of hard work, and her advice to…

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Miss America Camille Schrier '18 offers advice to grads

Reigning Miss America Camille Schrier '18 offers fellow Hokies advice during a visit to the Virginia Tech Southwest Center in Abingdon, Virginia.

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Virtual Run in Remembrance 2021

Hokie Nation once again participated virtually to run/walk over three days to honor the 32 lives lost on April 16th, 2007.

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2021 Day of Remembrance

Members of the Virginia Tech community came to the April 16 Memorial to remember and reflect during the 2021 Day of Remembrance.

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Students organize HokiePRIDE community mural event

In response to recent headlines around hate speech shared on campus, students and community members contributed to a mural that focuses on the spirit of Ut Prosim and what being a Hokie really stands…

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