March 2017   [ Archives ]
Video: Class of 2018 Ring Dance
Ring it on
The Class of 2018 wears the tradition.
How do you Hokie?
Virginia Tech musicians and singers
Virginia Tech musicians and singers, 165 strong, to perform at Carnegie Hall on April 11
Senior Lamont Livingston and son
Once homeless, single father Lamont "Gucci" Livingston is on track to graduate next May
Video: Senior Sean McClurg works with Virginia Tech basketball
Senior Sean McClurg's data analytics guide Hokies basketball
Video: Harry Sontheimer (right), executive director of the School of Neuroscience
Neuroscience class takes students into the operating room
Around the Drillfield
Video: Caring for the herd at the Smithfield Horse Center
Horsing around
The herd of registered quarter horses at the Smithfield Horse Center — Tech's teaching and breeding facility on Smithfield Plantation Road — helps Hokies learn valuable skills, including foal and broodmare care, as part of the Equine Science program in the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences.
Powwow at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech to hold first powwow

Hosted by the President's Office, Virginia Tech's first inter-tribal powwow will be held on April 1. Free and open to the public, the event offers an opportunity to learn more about indigenous cultures and the commonwealth's 11 recognized tribes.

Virginia Tech Professor Shamindri (Shami) Arachchige's chemistry class
Among the world's best in 21 subjects

Virginia Tech was ranked among the world's elite institutions in 21 of the 46 subjects and in all five broad fields evaluated in the latest QS World University Ratings by Subject. Overall, the university was ranked among the top 100 in eight subjects.

Sheryl Sandberg
2017 commencement speaker named

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and founder of, will address Virginia Tech's Class of 2017 during University Commencement exercises on May 12 at Lane Stadium/Worsham Field.

2017 Day of Remembrance
Virginia Tech Day of Remembrance 2017
Virginia Tech's annual Day of Remembrance honors the lives of the 32 students and faculty tragically taken on April 16, 2007.
Beginning April 14, this year's observance will span three days and will include events in Blacksburg and in communities nationwide, hosted by Virginia Tech Alumni Association chapters.
For a complete schedule and detailed events guide for the 10-year commemoration, please visit
Virginia Tech wrestling's 2017 All-Americans
Hokies claim ACC title, sixth at NCAA championships
After claiming the Atlantic Coast Conference team title behind six individual titles, the Virginia Tech wrestling program finished sixth at the NCAA championships, the team's fifth consecutive top-10 finish. Five Hokies earned All-American honors (from left): Sal Mastriani (157), Ty Walz (heavyweight), Joey Dance (125), Jared Haught (197), and Solomon Chishko (149).
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Alumni Association
Upcoming events
Virginia Tech Day at Kings Dominion
Virginia Tech Day at Kings Dominion
Saturday, April 29
Doswell, Virginia
Wear your maroon and orange, and join us for an exciting day as the Hokie Nation takes over Kings Dominion. Don't miss the giveaways and special guest appearances!
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Hokies on Wall Street  (April 20)
Old Guard reunion  (May 17-19)
The Society of Golden Alumni welcomes all alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago.
Hokies in Health Science and Technology  (June 2-3)
Hokies in London  (June 17)
Summer Beer Festival at Virginia Tech  (June 24)

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