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Undergraduates in public relations campaigns class mobilize to spotlight health outreach programs

    The Health Wagon and its staff
Nov. 19, 2014

The Health Wagon takes medical personnel and services to needy people in six far southwestern Virginia counties who otherwise would have none. Visiting Assistant Professor Kelly McBride’s public relations campaigns class reached out to the program’s staff this semester to lend communication expertise. Read more...

Virginia Tech recommends candidates for the prestigious Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships
    Christian Beyer, David Mackanic, Tyler Weiglein and Wes Williams
Nov. 18, 2014

For the Rhodes Scholarship, the university recommended Christian Beyer, David Mackanic, and Wes Williams. Mackanic and Williams also earned university endorsement for the Marshall Scholarship in addition to Tyler Weiglein. Read more...


Common Book inspires student to volunteer in Nepal

    Shannon Mann
Nov. 13, 2014

As a teaching assistant for the DaVinci Living and Learning Community for students in the biological sciences, Mann was reading the book along with the freshmen when she made a decision that has changed her life. Read more...


Undergraduate Academic Affairs News


Ongoing Initiatives

General Education Revision

The General Education team continues its efforts to work towards reform of the current Curriculum for Liberal Education.

Search for University Honors Director

A national search is being conducted during the 2014-15 academic year for a director of the University Honors program. Applications are being accepted now and review of candidates will begin Oct. 29, 2014. Christina McIntyre, associate director of University Honors, is serving as interim director.

Student Experience Task Force

The Virginia Tech Student Experience Task Force is studying residential life, student centers, and dining and the role they will play at Virginia Tech in the future. The task force is co-chaired by Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs Rachel Holloway.

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800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA  24061
Tel: 540-231-4167

Teacher of the Week

    María del Carmen Caña Jiménez

María del Carmen Caña Jiménez, assistant professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, instructs based on the communicative method of language learning.