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Office of Engagement

Transforming lives and communities

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Building a stronger and more vibrant Virginia

We advance the university’s land-grant mission by creating mutually beneficial community partnerships, offering professional development programs, and building collaborations to enrich discovery and learning — all with the overarching goal of improving the quality of life for people within the commonwealth and throughout the world.

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Virginia Tech Engaged

Find out how Hokies are helping to create real solutions across the commonwealth and beyond. 

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In fiscal year 2022, units within the Office of Engagement made significant contributions to the university and many diverse communities while receiving $5.9 million in external funds and sponsored research.

GRAPHIC: 900 programs delivered in FY22
Graphic: 47,000 people served in FY22
Graphic: $2.09 million in revenue was generated in FY22

Partnership Spotlight

Our Commonwealth Campus Centers in Roanoke and Newport News joined forces to bring innovative leadership and management training to high-potential municipal employees in James City and York counties.

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Engagement Leadership Council

The council, which includes college associate deans with outreach responsibilities and universitywide outreach directors, discusses

engagement projects, the scholarship of engagement, program development and collaborations, and potential funding opportunities.