The college notes with sadness the death of Curtis Finch, Professor Emeritus of Career and Technical Education, on January 20. In 1990 he was recognized as Outstanding National Leader in Education by the Ohio State University, and in 1996 he received the Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to the American Vocational Education Research Association. The author of numerous publications, he also was the recipient of two Fulbright awards during his career. Finch joined the Virginia Tech community in 1974 and was awarded the title of professor emeritus in 2002. He retired from active duty with the United States Army in 1965 but remained in the active reserve for 28 years, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.