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Serving Virginia, Engaging the World

We share the best of Virginia Tech by working alongside communities across the commonwealth and around the world.

Office of Engagement

Fostering community engagement, providing professional development, and building collaborations to enrich discovery and learning and improve the human condition.

Office of International Affairs

Guiding Virginia Tech’s global presence and supporting students and faculty members as they explore, learn, and engage with other cultures.

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OIA Connect

News from across Outreach and International Affairs for OIA employees and friends of OIA. Every two weeks.

Virginia Tech Engaged

Sharing stories about Hokies working with and in communities across Virginia and around the world. Once a semester.

Global Engagement

Spotlighting intercultural learning, service, and research from across the university and around the world.

Virginia Tech Engaged

Whether it’s programs addressing skills gaps in the workforce, faculty and students  creating community-engaged experiences, or research-based solutions making our world a better place, Virginia Tech Engaged provides a stage to amplify that crucial work happening across the university. 

Our Mission

Outreach and International Affairs fulfills the university’s global land-grant mission by building cross-sectoral partnerships, providing professional development programs, developing community engagement initiatives, and promoting diverse collaborations to enrich research and discovery and student learning. Our goal is to engage Virginia Tech’s faculty, staff, and students to improve the quality of life for peoples across the commonwealth and throughout the world by addressing complex societal challenges.