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New: Online address updates & registrations

Want to make sure that you get the latest news about what is happening at Virginia Tech? Want to learn about Virginia Tech events in your area?

Virginia Tech alumni are busier and more mobile than ever. Many need a fast and convenient way to let the university know about news, such as relocations and employment changes, and to make sure they stay connected to fellow alumni and the university. It is easy to do just thatonline! Go to www.VaTechAlumni.com and click on the link labeled "View and Update My Alumni Records." After establishing a username and password, inspect your alumni profile and make additions or changes. Update your information right there, instantly, anytime, from any computer with secure access to the Internet. The username and password selected also will allow each alum to access a free online educational program (or "knowledge unit") through the new VTAlumnNET distance learning network. See the article on page 20 for more details.

Also new on the Internet: Classes celebrating reunions may register online, make reunion weekend lodging reservations, and reserve reunion game football tickets. Go to www.VaTechAlumni.com and select "Reunions & Special Events." Check out the schedule of events, and register to attend your special weekend without looking for a stamp, envelope, or fax machine. Look for more exciting services coming this summer.

Alumni Association spring/summer events

May 17-18, 2001 -- Old Guard Reunion

All Virginia Tech graduates become members of the Old Guard after celebrating their 50th anniversary of graduation. Each spring members gather on campus to visit with classmates and tour new facilitiesa highlight of the Alumni Association year.

June 20-24, 2001 Summer Around the Drillfield

Each summer, the Alumni Association hosts a vacation opportunity for alumni and their families who wish to return to spend a several-day "alumni college" experience living in a residence hall and joining in faculty lectures, campus tours, and fun activities in the scenic mountain setting in and around Blacksburg. This year's focus is Information and Communication Technology, and in addition to this wonderful opportunity to witness many advances in these fields, participants can enjoy a full variety of events and entertainment. For more information, contact the Alumni Association at 540/231-6285.

Alumni Board Nominations Form for 2002-2005

Nominations to the 32-member Alumni Association Board of Directors are requested by June 1, 2001, for the next three-year term, which begins in July of 2002.

Nominee_____________________________________ Class Year

City_____________________________ State__________ Zip_________

Please list reasons for your nomination and the nominee's qualifications on an additional page.

Your Name____________________________________ Class Year

City_____________________________ State__________ Zip

Return to: Virginia Tech Alumni Association, Alumni Hall (0102), Blacksburg, VA 24061


September 8, 2001
VT vs. Western Michigan

Corps of Cadets Alumni Reunion

September 29, 2001
VT vs. Central Florida

Class of 1956 · 45th Reunion
Class of 1966 · 35th Reunion
MBA Reunion
Engineering Committee of 100 Reunion

October 13, 2001
VT vs. Boston College


Class of 1951 · 50th Reunion
Class of 1976 · 25th Reunion
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Homecoming
College of Human Resources and Education Homecoming
College of Arts and Sciences Homecoming
Highty Tighties Alumni Reunion
October 27, 2001
VT vs. Syracuse

Class of 1961 · 40th Reunion
Class of 1971 · 30th Reunion
College of Natural Resources Reunion
College of Architecture & Urban Studies Open House

December 1, 2001
VT vs. Miami

Class of 1981 · 20th Reunion
Class of 1986 · 15th Reunion
Class of 1991 · 10th Reunion
Class of 1996 · 5th Reunion
Student Alumni Associates Reunion

201 vs. Wetern Michigan ember 29, 2001 vs. Central Florida

October 13, 2001 vs. Boston College

ober 27, 2001 vs. Syracuse

December 1, 2001 vs. Miami