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I love Virginia Tech.
It’s a big school with a small feel.
I’m proud to be a Hokie.
The Hokie nation is truly united.
We are Virginia Tech and we invent the future.
TO INVENT THE FUTURE DEMANDS MORE THAN DREAMS. IT DEMANDS ACTION.
TO INVENT THE FUTURE DEMANDS MORE THAN INSPIRATION. IT DEMANDS PARTICIPATION.
VIRGINIA TECH IS A COMMUNITY OF ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS WORKING TOGETHER TO ADDRESS SOME OF OUR PLANET’S MOST CRITICAL CHALLENGES.
WE’RE IMAGINING THE WORLD’S BRIGHTEST FUTURE, AND WE’RE BRINGING IT INTO BEING … ONE STUDENT, ONE DISCOVERY, ONE ANSWER AT A TIME.
WE ARE VIRGINIA TECH AND TO INVENT THE FUTURE … WE EDUCATE, WITH AN UNWAVERING COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE. VIRGINIA TECH ATTRACTS YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN FROM AROUND THE WORLD WHOSE QUALITY AND POTENTIAL MAKE THEM THE PERFECT PARTNERS FOR OUR RENOWNED FACULTY OF INSPIRED SCHOLARS.
''I enjoy teaching''
''and my students love to learn''
''That moment that instant when you connect with a student''
''that makes it all worth while''
''Virginia Tech students are engaged with the real world''
I love teaching Virginia Tech students''
IN EACH OF OUR COLLEGES WE’RE HARNESSING THE POWER OF CURIOSITY AND INVIGORATING THE INTELLECT.
ON OUR BEAUTIFUL BLACKSBURG CAMPUS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND AT SATELLITE CAMPUSES ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH, AND OVERSEAS VIRGINIA TECH PROFESSORS AND STUDENTS ARE IMMERSED IN AN ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT RICH IN CREATIVITY, TECHNOLOGY, AND DIVERSITY.
. ''The first time I set foot on this campus it was unbelievable.''
''Virginia Tech was my first choice and I couldn’t be happier.''
''I’ve gotten involved with so many extra curricular activities.''
''There is nothing like a football Saturday in Blacksburg,''
''Where else can you wear maroon and orange together!''
''I’ve learned life lessons in the classroom and out.''
"I’m glad to be part of the Virginia Tech family.''
''This is where I was meant to be.''
TO INVENT THE FUTURE … WE EXPLORE THE FARTHEST BOUNDARIES OF TRADITIONAL FIELDS AND CREATE PATHWAYS THAT REACH INTO NEW, UNEXPLORED DISCIPLINES.
''It’s more than theory and research. We put theory and research to work.''
"We’re collecting real world data to find real world solutions to our highways problem.''
''In our lab we a developing the next generation of robotics.''
"We are putting art and technology together and creating something entirely new''
"Our research is making technology accessible to everyone.''
''Our research is leading to safer cleaner drinking water worldwide.''
''It’s not enough just to be a great scientist, you have to help solve the worlds problems.''
MORE EFFICIENT ENERGY…
A GREENER WORLD…
VIRGINIA TECH ENCOMPASSES MORE THAN 100 RESEARCH CENTERS AND GROUPS SEARCHING FOR SOLUTIONS TO SOME OF SOCIETY’S MOST COMPLEX PROBLEMS, PROBLEMS THAT PROFOUNDLY AFFECT OUR LIVES.
OUR CORPORATE RESEARCH CENTER BRINGS DISCOVERIES TO LIFE GENERATING NEW COMPANIES AND NEW JOBS.
AND INNOVATIVE STUDENTS ARE TAKING THEIR IDEAS FROM THE LAB TO THE FIELD TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE.
''My research is making a difference''
''All sorts of research opportunities both undergrad and grad.''
TO INVENT THE FUTURE … WE ENGAGE THE WORLD AROUND US THROUGH OUR LONG HISTORY OF SERVICE AND OUTREACH. VIRGINIA TECH’S INFLUENCE TOUCHES MILLIONS, AND OUR STUDENTS AND AMBASSADORS GO FORTH WITH SPIRIT AND HOPE, CARRYING WITH THEM THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF KNOWLEDGE.
''Virginia Tech is an awesome community.''
''Our community is really strong''
''My community is local, it’s national, and it’s international.''
''The semester I spent at Tech’s Center for European Studies and Architecture was very rewarding''
''Studying oversees for a semester changed my life.''
WE COLLABORATE WITH INSTITUTIONS AND BUSINESS PARTNERS TO MAXIMIZE THE IMPACT OF OUR EXPERTISE. THROUGH EXTENSION PROGRAMS THAT REACH ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH, AND INNOVATIVE DISTANCE LEARNING AND OUTREACH PROGRAMS THAT SPAN THE GLOBE, VIRGINIA TECH IS IMPROVING THE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, AND PERSONAL WELL BEING OF CITIZENS AT HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD.
WHILE PARTICIPATING IN PUBLIC SERVICE PROJECTS OUR STUDENTS LEARN TEAMWORK AND LEADERSHIP AND BEGIN A LIFE-LONG COMMITMENT TO SERVICE.
''Hokies are united in helping people all over the world''
''We are taking what we’re learning and using it to help others,''
''I will serve others…''because so many have helped me''
''What we’re doing I New Orleans and the Gulf Coast is making a difference.''
''Our motto is Ut Prosim that I may serve.''
UT PROSIM …THAT I MAY SERVE THESE WORDS ARE CARVED IN STONE ON VIRGINIA TECH’S CAMPUS, AND ETCHED IN THE HEARTS OF ALL WHO PASS THROUGH OUR HALLS, FOR HELPING OTHERS AND SHARING OUR KNOWLEDGE ARE AT THE CORE OF ALL WE DO.
THE HEART OF THE VIRGINIA TECH TRADITION IS TO EDUCATE THE WHOLE STUDENT … TO TEACH THE VALUE OF DIVERSITY AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE … TO INSTILL A SET OF ETHICS AND A SENSE OF COMMUNITY OUR STUDENTS WILL CARRY FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES.
''HOKIE SPIRIT'' IS A REALITY, AN UNBREAKABLE BOND CONNECTING ALL WHO HAVE SHARED THE VIRGINIA TECH EXPERIENCE.
WE EDUCATE STUDENTS BY SHARPENING AND STRENGTHENING THEIR INTELLECTS …
WE EXPLORE THE BOUNDARIES OF KNOWLEDGE, TO PUSH BEYOND WHAT’S ALREADY KNOWN …
WE ENGAGE THOSE AROUND US SHARING OUR KNOWLEDGE AND DISCOVERIES TO IMPROVE THE WORLD
WE ARE VIRGINIA TECH …
… AND WE INVENT THE FUTURE.
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