This is home. Signs throughout Blacksburg proclaim the truism that Virginia Tech graduates often feel: the Drillfield, the town, and the nearby rolling hills are all infused with memories of a special time.
Alumni are encouraged — even urged! — to return to campus early and often. And the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences can offer some great reasons to visit.
Center for Humanities Launch
The new Center for Humanities reflects Virginia Tech’s commitment to elevating the presence and profile of humanities disciplines across the university. Led by President Tim Sands, the university will mark the center’s launch in a thought-provoking and celebratory event.
When: August 31, 2018, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Latham Ballroom, Inn at Virginia Tech
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Tailgate
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends will gather for a pregame tailgate party before the Virginia Tech vs. Miami football game. Enjoy a tailgate buffet, live music, games, door prizes, and giveaways. The HokieBird and Growley, the Corps of Cadets canine ambassador, will both make special appearances.
When: November 17, 2018, three hours before kickoff
Where: Hahn Horticulture Garden
Pregame Hokie Talk
In her talk “More than Money: Less than Sex,” University Distinguished Professor Nikki Giovanni will explore what poetry brings to life.
When: November 17, 2018, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Assembly Hall of Holtzman Alumni Center
Class anniversaries from 1974 to 2014 will be celebrated, but all alumni are welcome!
When: June 6–9, 2019
Where: Locations throughout campus
Visit the Alumni Relations website for a more extensive list of upcoming events.