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New Catawba Sustainability Center trail provides access to Appalachian Trail, McAfee Knob

Video courtesy of Roanoke County Economic DevelopmentRepresentatives from Virginia Tech, Roanoke County, and the community gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the 2.9-mile loop.…

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School Leaders Institute

Schools from across Virginia send their rising administrators to the series of multiday sessions where they gain hard-earned wisdom from veteran educators.

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Slavery at Rock Spring Plantation

Research historian John Whitfield discusses the lives of the enslaved community at the former Rock Spring Plantation in Patrick County, now known as the Reynolds Homestead.

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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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Walk the "Link to Education About Forests" Trail at Reynolds Homestead

Reynolds Homestead's LEAF Trail is a heritage-based outdoor classroom.

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Catawba Sustainability Center studies role that Appalachian custom may have in future of local farms

Once a staple of every Southern kitchen, sorghum is now harder to find, losing space on store shelves to much cheaper refined sugar or molasses. But hands-on testing at the Virginia Tech…

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OIA Conversations on Race: Experiences of Faculty Members From Africa

Faculty members Emmanuel Frimpong, Khaled Hassouna, and Joseph Mukuni explore their perspectives on race and how their experiences with ethnicity and race in Africa shape their experiences and…

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Preston's open for business with innovative changes to enhance safety

Preston’s Restaurant and the Continental Divide Lounge at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center are open for business. The restaurant has initiated additional precautions to…

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The Inn at Virginia Tech celebrates 15 years

Over the past decade and a half, The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center has built a legacy as the heart of hospitality not only for Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus, but for our…

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Outreach and International Affairs

Outreach and International Affairs fulfills the university’s global land-grant mission by building cross-sectoral partnerships, providing professional development programs, developing community…

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Virginia Tech and UNICEF partner to open Africa's first drone and data academy

On January 13, 2020, UNICEF partnered with Virginia Tech to launch the African Drone and Data Academy in Malawi - the first of its kind educational effort to provide African youth with drone, data,…

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How to make sourdough crumpets

Scott Watson, executive chef at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, teaches you how to repurpose your sourdough starter discard to make delicious crumpets.

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Study abroad - 'that moment of awe'

Donald Hempson explains why Virginia Tech values study abroad as a key component of the student experience. Photos taken by Virginia Tech students on study abroad programs.

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Center for International Research, Education, and Development - Building global partnerships

The Center for International Research, Education, and Development (CIRED) is a university-wide center that links Virginia Tech to the world through projects that engage faculty members, students, and…

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Virginia Tech hosts Global Entrepreneur Challenge for 10th year

The competition, held at The Inn at Virginia Tech, was part of a 10-day celebration of student entrepreneurship. Teams were housed by local families, spent interactive time with successful…

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Middle school students get hands-on look at university life

Middle school students from Southwest Virginia take part in a retreat through Talent Search at Virginia Tech. Talent Search supports middle and high school students in college preparation. Students…

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