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Blacksburg Transit Hosts Public Input Sessions

Local News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 03:00
Blacksburg Transit, a department of the Town of Blacksburg, will hold two public listening sessions for bus route and service changes that will begin in late May 2015, as well as the bus stop accessibility/safety study. The listening sessions will be held: Tuesday, April 28,...

Corps of Cadets Change of Command Parade to be held May 2 on Drillfield

Local News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00
pJoin the Corps of Cadets to honor the graduating Class of 2015 and recognize the Class of 2016 as they take over leadership of the Corps./p

Dr. Michael Erskine named director of Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

Local News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00
pThe center's director since 2013, Dr. Michael D. Erskine will begin his new position April 25./p

May 1 forum to focus on 'The Public University in the 21st Century'

Local News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00
pPresident Timothy D. Sands will participate in the forum to address the challenges of a public university and the needs of the wider public./p

Video: Winning idea emerges in student entrepreneurship challenge

Local News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech student teams recently presented while vying for their share of $30,000 in prize money in the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals./p

No. 39 Hokies down No. 69 Boston College in thrilling fashion, 4-3

Local Sports - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:12
Daxhelet seals the deal to send Tech to first ACC Championship quarterfinals in school history

Warm Hearth Village Old-Time Jam

Local News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:00
All old-time musicians are encouraged to come out and join in. The residents really enjoy and appreciate everyone who comes out and plays. Directions to Warm Hearth can be found at The full schedule for the rest of the fall/winter/spring is...

No. 14 Hokies open ACC Championship against No. 55 Georgia Tech

Local Sports - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:58
Men's tennis enters as No. 2 seed

Hokies head down the road for Highlander Invite

Local Sports - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:31
Women's team goes into meet ranked No. 16

Hokies add Hamilton to recruiting class

Local Sports - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 15:56
Juco post player joins group to enter Tech in Fall 2015

Tech drops first round ACC Tournament game, 18-12, to Tar Heels

Local Sports - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 14:01
Will, Bartley tally hat tricks

Home football games bring $69 million impact, 300 jobs to region

Local Sports - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 08:46
Study shows football weekends pay out for local businesses

BT Detour: Friday 4/24/15

Local News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 03:00
On April 24th, 2015, the Relay for Life will close the north side of the Drillfield between McBryde and Davidson Hall. Because of the closure several Blacksburg Transit routes will be detoured beginning at 5:15 p.m. and last through the end of service, Friday night.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;...

Economic impact of Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center estimated to be $616 million since 1995

Local News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe economic impact of the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in 2014 alone was $40 million. Additionally, the hotel and conference center has generated more than $36 million in taxes since reopening./p

Home football games bring $69 million impact, 300 jobs to region

Local News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech football's economic impact tripled in the 15 years since the last study was done, according to the analysis.#160;/p

Julie Petruska wins inaugural Virginia Tech Award for Safety Excellence

Local News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe award recognizes members of the university community whose safety efforts or initiatives have resulted in a safer work environment or substantially helped to eliminate or minimize loss or injury./p

Procter Gamble joins with Virginia Tech in strategic innovation partnership

Local News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe agreement allows Virginia Tech researchers to forge relationships and projects with Procter #38; Gamble quickly since the underlying contractual work is already completed.#160;/p

Second executive vice president and provost candidate, Thanassis Rikakis, to speak on campus

Local News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pRikakis currently serves as vice provost for design, arts and technology at Carnegie Mellon University.#160;The candidate forum, at 2:30 p.m. in Assembly Hall at the Holtzman Alumni Center and will be followed by a reception in the Assembly Hall and adjacent foyer./p

Undergraduates present research on tuberculosis in traveling exhibit

Local News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe first presentation is Friday at#160;University of Virginia followed by Saturday at the Science Museum of Western Virginia in Roanoke./p