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Juneteenth Celebration of Black Scientists and Engineers

The Virginia Tech community gathered at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC for the Juneteenth celebration on June 17 in Roanoke. Black researchers, educators, and leaders described their…

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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…

From  Christina Franusich 0 likes 249 plays

First in your family at college? So is Liah.

Hear the story of Liah Strouth, who would be the first person in her family to graduate from college.

From  Alex Parrish 1 likes 927 plays

Graduating Thoughts - Zach Jacobs

First-generation college graduate Zach Jacobs shares his thanks for his time spent at Virginia Tech.

From  Erin Williams 0 likes 181 plays

Peru: Bonus Content - an interview with Martin Vargas Alvines

In this bonus content, first-generation college student Martin Vargas Alvines reflects on the study program that began in the United States and ended in his home country.

From  Andrea Brunais 0 likes 80 plays

Dear Future Hokie

Alyssa Duong shares how Virginia Tech has helped her embrace her heritage and allowed her to find herself.

From  Timothy Skiles 2 likes 1,006 plays