Virginia Tech Magazine
Fall 2007 [ Features ]
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VT Rescue Squad

Campaigning for a brighter future

In 1998, when the university concluded its most successful capital campaign ever, Virginia Tech's alumni had proven their support of their alma mater and its mission. Today, the Hokie faithful are again being called upon to support The Campaign for Virginia Tech: Invent the Future, which aims to transform Tech into the land-grant university of the future.

New energy

Leo Vecellio Jr. '68 is proud to oversee the family business, The Vecellio Group, whose flagship company, Vecellio & Grogan, was begun by his father in 1938. A conglomerate of major development and contracting firms now ranking among the largest in the country, the group has ventured into biodiesel production--in Spain.

With a little help from their friends

For nearly 40 years, the Virginia Tech Rescue Squad, which is the oldest of its kind in the country, has been operating professionally, efficiently, and just under the radar--until the events of a tragic April morning both spotlighted and tested this all-student, all-volunteer squad.

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