April 2017   [ Archives ]
Video: 2017 Day of Remembrance at Virginia Tech
Day of Remembrance events
The Hokie Nation gathered near and far in remembrance of the 32 lives lost in the April 2007 tragedy at Virginia Tech.
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Video: The Big Event at Virginia Tech
A record-breaking 1,174 jobs were completed by 8,223 volunteers during The Big Event.
Video: Relay For Life at Virginia Tech
For the ninth-straight year, the nation's largest collegiate Relay For Life was held on the Drillfield.
Virginia Tech students Robert Bloomquist and Sarah Karalu at Carnegie Hall
Robert Bloomquist and Sarah Karalus were among the 165 Tech students who performed at Carnegie Hall on April 11. Bravi tutti!
Virginia Tech's crowdfunding
Jump: Crowdfunding at Virginia Tech
Want to support Tech students funding a scholarship for a classmate? Or help fund concussion research on campus or efforts to bring the arts to school kids? You can with Jump, Virginia Tech's new crowdfunding platform.
Jump in ... and be sure to tell your friends why you support our Hokies.
Virginia Tech sophomore Danielle Jeffers
Sophomore creates scholarship-coaching business

Empowering peers to push on despite limited finances — and to graduate debt-free — Danielle Jeffers founded Dough 4 Degrees, a remote scholarship-coaching company that helps students navigate the scholarship process.

Video: Caitlin Cossaboom '10, '14, '15
Becoming a disease detective

When Caitlin Cossaboom '10, '14, '15 graduates from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in May, she will begin her dream job as an officer in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Epidemic Intelligence Service.

In Memoriam
Peggy Meszaros, Virginia Tech Provost Emerita
Peggy Meszaros,
Provost Emerita of Virginia Tech
Peggy Meszaros, the highest-ranking woman in Virginia Tech's history, died in the city of her birth — Hopkinsville, Kentucky — on April 18. She was 79.
Joining Virginia Tech in 1993, Meszaros served as dean of the College of Human Resources, senior vice president and provost from 1995 to 2000, and founding director of the Center for Information Technology Impacts on Children, Youth, and Families.
Upon her retirement from the university in 2016, Meszaros was conferred the titles of William E. Lavery Professor Emerita of Human Development and Provost Emerita by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.  More >>
Virginia Tech's Lane Stadium
Hokie Club hits record numbers
Thanks to the generous support of Virginia Tech alumni and fans, the Hokie Club has hit record numbers in unrestricted annual (scholarship) giving, total donors, and total giving, surpassing $30 million for the first time.
Approximately $16.2 million — a 65 percent increase over last year's total — was designated to the Hokie Scholarship Fund, which assists student-athletes.
Formally known as the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund, the Hokie Club was founded in 1949 to fund all scholarships for Tech's student-athletes.
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Upcoming Alumni Events
Virginia Tech Alumni Association event
Old Guard reunion  (May 17-19)
The Society of Golden Alumni welcomes all alumni who graduated in 1966 and earlier.
Hokies in Health Science and Technology  (June 2-3)
Hokies in London  (June 17)
Summer Beer Festival  (June 24)
Women's Weekend  (July 14-16)

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