Hokies go a-courting: How Tech wooed the class of 2001
Virginia Tech Undergraduate Admissions has drawn 19,000 applicants--the most selective admissions year yet. How did they do it? By giving "small-school" attention, enlisting student help, and using high-tech marketing.
The Rocky Beginning
It's a wonder Virginia Tech survived 125 years. The first president was removed after socking a professor during a faculty meeting. His next four successors lasted only months or days, and one researcher suggested the fledgling institute was better suited as an insane asylum.
Freddie, we haven't forgotten you
Lt. Paul Frederick "Freddie" Cobb '66 died in 1968 as he led his Marine Corps unit to defend a besieged company in Vietnam. But the passage of nearly 30 years hasn't dimmed the memory of his former Virginia Tech classmates, who are raising a $75,000 scholarship in his name.
The Hokie force at Heilig-Meyers
Five corporate officers who guide the world's largest furniture retailer share a Virginia Tech background.
Willie Jester '88 put his orange and maroon website online last year to help fellow Hokies stay in contact with their alma mater.
Take a peek at some of the latest books by Virginia Tech faculty, staff, and alumni.
Short Features About Alumni
Virginia Tech alumni are involved in many interesting ventures. Here are the stories of a few of them.
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