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Article ItemClass of 2021: Human development major Carly Rettie determined to improve education through policy , article
“I entered college thinking I wanted to be an elementary-school teacher,” said the senior human development major. “I have since had experiential learning opportunities that opened my eyes to careers in education I didn’t even know existed.”
Article ItemInaugural Ethics Bowl featured spirit of debate and … giraffes , article
The first-ever Virginia Tech Ethics Bowl marked a milestone in Virginia Tech’s efforts to create its own Ethics Bowl team.
Article ItemStudent’s comeback story leads to scholarship support , article
When the senior from Mount Vernon, Virginia, found himself unable to pursue his dream of being a Navy pilot, he rallied by switching to a national security and foreign affairs major at Virginia Tech and resetting his goal to become an intelligence officer in the Navy.
Article ItemSenior international relations major comes full circle in wanting to help others , article
From taking on leadership roles in the Student Government Association to an internship helping refugees, Sanskriti Neupane charted a path to prepare for a career in which she could help others.
Article ItemGiovanni-Steger Poetry Prize takes on a new name and a new, virtual venue , article
The 2020 finalists for the Giovanni-Steger Poetry Prize represent majors ranging from creative writing to biology, animal and poultry science, multimedia journalism, and civil engineering.
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Article ItemNew associate dean to strengthen global connections for College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences , article
Farida Jalalzai will join the leadership of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences on July 1.
Article ItemDepartment of English Visiting Writers Series unites authors from diverse backgrounds , article
“In light of the pandemic, we decided to do something more dynamic than simply hosting writers to read their work,” said series director Matthew Vollmer. “We wanted something more immersive, more interactive. We wanted to give students the opportunity to learn and come away with new strategies and tools.”
Article ItemSouthwest Center helps teachers meet unique demands of pandemic classrooms , article
There has never been a more important time to plug into the expertise at Virginia Tech to address the needs of the commonwealth’s K-12 teachers, Director Penny McCallum says.
Article ItemPride and hope for rural schoolchildren: Virginia Tech researcher on a mission to flip narratives , article
“Popular media and dominant narratives don’t always cast rural people or places in a favorable way. Like all places, rural communities are complex and not without challenges, but young people deserve to see that their rural communities have value,” said Amy Azano, an associate professor in the School of Education. “I am hopeful these programs will support youth talent development while also promoting a critical approach to place.”
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