Janell Watson

Janell Watson Receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Research

Janell Watson, professor of French in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, has received the university’s 2017 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research. Sponsored by the Virgi...

Students Organize the University’s First Powwow

A small yet dedicated group of individuals — including several College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences students — organized the university’s first powwow, which took place on April 1 on the...
Recipients of the college's 2017 faculty awards

Awards Ceremony Celebrates Faculty Throughout College

The 2017 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Faculty Awards ceremony took place in the Owens Banquet Hall on March 14. Presenting this year’s awards were Rosemary Blieszner, interim dean of ...
Ariana Mollers (left) is welcomed to the orientation stage by Gwen Coleman.

Keystone Fellow Ends Her Student Experience by Serving Those Just Starting

“This recent grad’s got Georgia on her mind, but Virginia Tech is never far behind. From Chantilly, Virginia, it’s Ariana Mollers!” This booming introduction prompts Mollers to run across the stage...
Jeanne DaDamio

Jeanne Centracchio DaDamio Receives Alumni Distinguished Service Award

Virginia Tech has named Jeanne Centracchio DaDamio of Vienna, Virginia, one of its two 2016 Alumni Distinguished Service Award winners. Alumni Distinguished Service Awards are presented annually at...
Seniors Daniel Stevens (left) and Andres Morana gained cultural awareness and language skills by studying abroad.

Well-Traveled Cadets Tout Study Abroad at National Conference

The U.S. military makes international competence a priority, and two members of the Virginia Tech Army ROTC and Corps of Cadets have embraced the new emphasis. Andres Morana of Aldie, Virgi...
From left: Nicole Guilbault, Lillian Phan, and Madeline Yaskowski

Students Win Common Book Essay Contest

Two of the three undergraduates who won Virginia Tech’s Common Book Project essay contest are majors in the Department of Communication. The contest, titled “My Virginia Tech Values: An Ess...
Sleeping Beauty

Interdisciplinary Conference on Sexual Violence

The earliest rendition of “Sleeping Beauty” culminated not in a chaste kiss, but in a violent deflowering. That historical and literary insight will be one of many presented at the Interdisciplinary a...
Chloe Benner

New Twists on an Old Classic

Magic spells and the Coptic alphabet. Mythology and child-illustrated “crankies.” Bluegrass and cello. Alumna Chloé Benner's interests are farflung. A classically trained cellist who also plays th...

Jacqueline Bixler Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Jacqueline E. Bixler, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, received the Outstanding Faculty Award of the 2016 State Council of Hi...
Joe DiCocco and Sarah Bowles

Corps Alumni Capt. Joe DiCocco and Capt. Sarah Bowles Named Hokie Heroes

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumni Capt. Joe DiCocco, U.S. Air Force, who earned a degree in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and a minor in leadership studies from the Virg...


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