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Here are the Hokies in your neighborhood

With approximately 183,000 alumni around the
world, Virginia Tech relies on its alumni chapters
to help keep Hokies in touch. Just how do those
chapters far from home maintain Virginia Tech
pride? Here's a look at the activities and
camaraderie of a few far-flung--but spirited--chapters.

Career building

Dale Koger (building construction '77) has overseen the building of some mighty big "homes": FedEx Field, Lincoln Financial Field, the MCI Center, and Petco Park, among others. But one of his current projects will probably ring a few more bells: the expansion of Lane Stadium, home of the Hokies.

What's it take to become a Hokie today?

The university's reputation across the country
and around the world keeps increasing--as are,
some fear, Tech's admissions standards and
tuition rates. However, the admissions process
remains a very human--and well-considered--
aspect of Virginia Tech life.

In today's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, being able to feed the world's population is no longer enough. Discussions in agriculture have turned from quantity to quality, and from productivity to sustainability and profitability. These challenges are, nonetheless, seen by the college as opportunities to capitalize on its strengths.