Show host Jeff Probst awards Rick Devens with the Immunity Necklace during the 10th episode of "Survivor: Edge of Extinction" on the CBS Television Network.

Hokie Hopes to Be Lone Survivor

Like many Hokies, Rick Devens is aiming to survive the weeks of May. Unlike others, however, the 2006 graduate is attempting to do so in front of millions of viewers. Devens was one of 18 ...

Photo Gallery: Hokies in Hollywood

Virginia Tech graduates gathered at the Netflix Studio in Los Angeles on March 19 for the Hokies in L.A. Alumni Networking event. Alumni took the opportunity to share experiences, build professional n...
Bill Roth in Cassell Coliseum

Hokies Wager Grades During March Madness Project

Emily Maher has more riding on her predictions for this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament than years past. “Before, I would have been like, oh, I really like Duke’s uniforms, maybe I’ll...
Danielle Jeffers

Paying It Forward

Danielle Jeffers was packing for a study abroad trip to the Steger Center for International Scholarship in Switzerland when she received a letter from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. O...
Andrew Knight

Catch a Wave

A surfer and an outdoor enthusiast, Andrew Knight sought adventure as he planned his study abroad experience. The senior from Richmond, Virginia, “wanted to go somewhere that wasn’t a traditional stud...
Robert Denton and Nyusya Milman-Miller

Faculty Recognized for Leadership and Service

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost recently announced inductees into Virginia Tech’s 2019 class of the Academy of Faculty Leadership and the Academy of Faculty Service. Among those...
Nneka Logan

Faculty Spotlight: Nneka Logan

Super Bowl advertising will continue to evolve this year, as companies look for platforms to demonstrate their values and commitment to social responsibility, according to Nneka Logan, an assistant pr...
The War Memorial Pylons at night.

Essay Contest Celebrates Hokie Values

The War Memorial Pylons are reminders of Virginia Tech’s values — brotherhood, duty, honor, leadership, loyalty, sacrifice, service, and Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). To showcase the university’s core...
Professor James Ivory extends his arm to snap a photo with his students.

Why the Obsession with Selfies?

Advancements in technology and the popularity of social media have propelled self-taken portraits, also known as selfies, to status as a cultural phenomenon. The word itself has become so popular it w...
Will Stewart in the stands at Lane Stadium

Tech Sideline Boosts Virginia Tech’s Sports Media Program

Will Stewart, who converted his own love of Hokie sports into a profitable website, has donated an endowed scholarship to support future Virginia Tech sports journalists.
Matt Arden (left) enjoys a lighthearted moment with Bill Roth, a sports broadcaster who was a longtime and legendary Voice of the Hokies. Roth, who now serves as a professor of practice in multimedia journalism in the Department of Communication, asked Arden back to campus to talk with his students.

Alumnus Shares Expertise and Creativity with Virginia Tech Students

Matt Arden, a three-time Emmy Award winner, offers Virginia Tech students real-world insights and inspiration.

Mallory Noe-Payne

Mallory Noe-Payne Honored with Public Radio Award

Mallory Noe-Payne, who graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with degrees in communication and political science, was honored with an award from Public Radio News Directors Inc (PRNDI). The ...
In 1983, Kathryn Thompson Leckie (left) enjoyed a day at Lane Stadium with her sister, Elaine Thompson (right), and Pam Meade, then the Collegiate Times editor-in-chief.

Alumna’s Devotion to Journalism Remembered

After pursuing her passion for heralding truth in journalism at Virginia Tech, Kathryn Thompson Leckie forged a lifelong career as an investigative journalist. Her family and friends are honoring her devotion—and hoping to inspire future generations of journalists—through a memorial scholarship.
Ashley Vollrath portrait

Miss Virginia USA Uses National Spotlight to Follow Virginia Tech Motto of Service

While other Virginia Tech graduating seniors prepare for commencement, Ashley Vollrath, a multimedia journalism major, is boarding a plane. Her destination is Shreveport, Louisiana, where she ...
As they wait for the National Cherry Blossom Parade to start, Margaret O’Meara, right, and Risako Takenaka, the 2018 Japan Cherry Blossom Queen, strike a playful pose on their float.

Margaret O’Meara to Serve as Goodwill Ambassador to Japan

With just a spin of a roulette-style wheel, Margaret O’Meara has been selected to represent the United States on a goodwill trip to Japan. The junior, a communication studies major from Alexandria,...
Robin Reed on the set of WDBJ

Television Anchor Robin Reed to Join Communication Department

Robin Reed, an anchor at WDBJ in Roanoke, will join Virginia Tech’s Department of Communication as a professor of practice. Beginning in the Fall 2018 semester, he will teach several courses — inc...
Deseria Creighton-Barney

Deseria Creighton-Barney Named Co-Recipient of Ut Prosim Award

Public service is a theme in Deseria Creighton-Barney’s life, so it’s no surprise that Virginia Tech has chosen to recognize her as co-recipient of the Ut Prosim Award during the Influential Black Alu...
Harvey Creasey takes a selfie with Kayla, one of his Korean translators, in front of the famed Olympics logo.

Intern Watched the Olympics from Up Close

As skiers raced downward and skaters soared upward at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Harvey Creasey III helped U.S. viewers keep up with the most important moments. The senior, a multimedia jo...
Bill Roth at Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium

Bill Roth Brings New Sports Media and Analytics Concentration into Play

During a classroom presentation last spring, a Virginia Tech student described his favorite team — the Philadelphia Eagles — as the greatest in the National Football League. He then paused, almost...
A 1615 painting of Barbary pirates confronting a French ship

From Piracy to Poetry

Buccaneers in search of Spanish doubloons had home lives, too. That’s the conclusion of a Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences alumna who spent years studying the private lives of ...


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