Virginia Tech Magazine
Alumni Association News
Spring 2008
"Hokie Day at the General Assembly"
Hokie Day at the General Assembly
Nearly 90 alumni and students attended "Hokie Day at the General Assembly" on Feb. 6 to advocate state support for Virginia Tech. For more on this annual event, go to
Virginia Vintners Table

Virginia Tech is hosting "Virginia Vintner's Table at Virginia Tech: Presenting our Best Harvests" from May 23-25, 2008. This event will showcase world-class wines produced in Virginia, featuring those that have competed in and won awards on the national and international levels. Travel + Leisure magazine named Virginia as one of the "Top Five Regions to Visit Now." Find out why by attending this fun-filled weekend. For more information, go to

Fall alumni events

How better to reminisce with old classmates, re-visit campus, and show your family why you are proud to be a Hokie than by attending this fall's reunions and homecomings? Classes celebrating reunions this fall include '58, '63, '68, '73, '78, and '83. Joint reunions will be held for the classes of '91, '92, and '93 on campus for the Furman game, and for the classes of '00, '01, and '02 at the Virginia Tech-East Carolina University season opener in Charlotte, N.C.

If you would like additional information on these and other events, please visit or call the Alumni Association at 540/231-6285. Game tickets are also available for reunion and homecoming registrants.

College and constituency homecomings

College of Agriculture
and Life Sciences

Nov. 29

College of Engineering
Nov. 22

College of Liberal Arts
and Human Sciences
Oct. 4

College of Natural Resources
Nov. 22

College of Science
Sept. 6

Graduate School
Sept. 6

Pamplin College of Business
Nov. 6

Virginia-Maryland Regional College
of Veterinary Medicine

Nov. 6

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets
Sept. 13

Learn more at
or by calling 540/231-6285.

Seeking Outstanding Recent Alumni Award nominations

The Alumni Association invites nominations for the 2008-09 Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards, which recognize professional achievement and leadership by alumni who have graduated during the past 10 years (1998-2008). Due by Aug. 15, nominations should be mailed to Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards, Virginia Tech Alumni Association, 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Please include each candidate's biographical information and qualifications.

Alumni board nominations for 2009-12

The Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its board of directors for the next three-year term, which begins in 2009. Nominations are due by June 1, 2008, and should be mailed to Alumni Board Nominations, Virginia Tech Alumni Association, 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Please include each nominee's full name, class year, address, and specific qualifications for service on the board.

Multicultural Alumni Advisory Board

The Alumni Association is looking for nominations for the Multicultural Alumni Advisory Board, which represents the interests of multicultural alumni constituencies. The board works closely with the Alumni Association and the Office of Multicultural Affairs to assist with diversity initiatives and to strengthen alumni programs, admissions programs, and general networking among constituents. Send nominations to Multicultural Alumni Advisory Board Nominations, Virginia Tech Alumni Association, 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Summer Around the Drillfield 2008, times two!

It's easy being green. Join us June 26-28 for "Summer Around the Drillfield: Energy and the Environment," featuring College of Science faculty discussions about pollution, global warming, and renewable energy.

And come back July 10–12 for "Summer Around the Drillfield: Investing in your Future." Experts from the Pamplin College of Business will explore the idea "think big, start small."

Both sessions offer lodging at The Inn at Virginia Tech and hands-on experiences in the host colleges' facilities, plus time to enjoy activities in the alumni center and around Blacksburg.

For more information, go to or call the Alumni Association at 540/231-6285.

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