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Daycares to get a 'facelift'

You may notice some changes around the New River Valley later this month.

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Virginia Tech Hampton Roads Center and ITAC (Industrial Turn Around Corporation) partner

Virginia Tech Hampton Roads Center and ITAC (Industrial TurnAround Corporation) partnered to provide a Fall Protection Essentials Workshop  in December. Read More...


Outreach NOW Magazine Receives Recognition

Outreach Now magazine was recognized in two ways recently: First, with a CASE design award, and, second, with an excellence nomination from University Relations at Virginia Tech. Receiving certificates from University Relations were magazine contributors Deborah Blanchard, Andrea Brunais, Liz Crumbley, Jim Dubinsky, Lisa Martin, Miriam Rich, and Max Stephenson. Read More...



Oct 13
All Day
Food-Energy-Water Systems Challenging Chemists and Chemical Engineers in the 21st Century
Oct 14
All Day
SWaMFest 11 begins
Oct 14
All Day
Specially Designed Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom
Oct 15
All Day
Hands-On Training at a Full Scale Water Plant
Oct 17
All Day
Kids Tech University - Abingdon
Oct 19
All Day
The Second NSF Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS) Workshop
Oct 21
All Day
Fire Hydrant and Valve Training
Oct 27
All Day
OSHA 10hr General Industry Training begins

The 'secret engine' that powers the Office of Economic Development

If you stop by the second floor of 702 University City Boulevard and walk down the Office of Economic Development’s (OED) side of the building, there’s one room that’s buzzing almost any time of day.   Read More...

Settle and Childers co-author book chapter

Jeri Childers and Ted Settle co-authored a chapter in a recently published, two-volume set of books.  Read More...

Welcome new assistant director of community partnerships

The Center for Student Engagement and Community Partnerships (CSECP) would like to welcome Whitney Johnson, the new assistant director of community partnerships.

2010 Annual Employee Recognition Awards

Here is a list of the 2010 Annual Employee Recognition Award winners.  Read More...

A Minute With Whitney Bonham

Whitney Bonham was recently nominated for the Employee Spotlight on the Outreach and International Affairs home page. Learn more about what she does from this minute-long interview on YouTube.   Read More...

Max Stephenson blogs in response to NPR story

On the subject of low graduation rates at many universities and colleges,he writes: "The basic concern at issue is a classic and difficult one for educators: how much can one hold a teacher or school responsible for student achievement and how much is appropriately the student’s responsibility?  Or, given the fact that all efforts to educate are mediated not only by instructors and materials, but deeply also by student engagement, effort and capabilities and, for that matter, by parental involvement, how does one assign responsibility for educational outcomes?"  Read More...

Welcome Eric Miller, new program director for education abroad

Eric Miller, Ph.D., is the new new program director for education abroad at OIRED.   Read More...

Outreach Notices

Free Chinese classes offered

Would you like to learn to speak Chinese? 

Volunteering made easy through new website

If volunteering more is part of your New Year’s Resolution, there’s a new, easy way to find volunteer activities close to where you live and work  Read More...

Valentine's weekend with four days of romance at the Hotel Roanoke

Relax, indulge, and rekindle the romance this Valentine's Day Weekend with Four Days of Romance at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center.   Read More...

Bald Knob Artists exhibit at Reynolds Homestead

Reynolds Homestead is pleased to exhibit the art from the Bald Knob Artists who represent 80 artists from Bedford and Franklin counties, Smith Mountain Lake and the Roanoke region.  Read More...

National TRIO Day celebrates Upward Bound and more

On Saturday, February 26, the Virginia Tech TRIO programs will celebrate National TRIO Day  Read More...

Communications Workshop - 'How to get yourself heard' - is March 3

Communicating with the public, stakeholders and news media has never been more crucial. Learn how to put together a news release, refine the key messages in your communications plan, tell a good story, give a memorable PowerPoint talk -- and more.

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