October 2015 Aspire! Award recipients
On October 2, 2015 the Division of Student Affairs Aspirations for Student Learning Committees announced the newest recipients of the Aspire! Awards. Congratulations go to the following:
Walter Gonsiewski – Self-Understanding and Integrity
Seyi Olusina – Civility
Skyler Mueller – Courageous Leadership
Anastasia Matusiewicz – Ut Prosim
Natasha Laramie – Curiosity
Vera Kidd – Curiosity
The Aspire! Awards recognize students and faculty/staff who exemplify the division’s Aspirations for Student Learning. Five students, one representing each aspiration, and one faculty/staff member representing the featured Aspiration will be honored at each breakfast in the months of October, November, February, March, and April.
Cadets Maura Mayorga-Rau, John Holland, and Eric Egeli were selected for the honor of receiving the flags from the Virginia Tech football team prior to the Pittsburgh game.
As members of the Virginia Tech community, we are individuals and community members with both rights and responsibilities. We are committed to standards that support the educational mission of the university: standards by which we live, work, and learn together.
Air Force Capt. Chris Horsfall is currently in Afghanistan on a six month deployment.
With more than 19,000 student dining plan holders and 7.1 million meals served each year, dining at Virginia Tech is a huge endeavor. This fall, with campus dining more popular than ever, Dining Services has gotten very creative about growing its capacity to meet demand. Read more.
The Keystone app, designed to help guide students through the Keystone Experience, is now available to download for both Android and iOS users. It features an interactive map of campus that displays Keystone Happenings in real time. This newly developed app is integrated with GobblerConnect, and it allows users to locate buildings on campus, search for events, add Happenings to calendars, and share everything to social media.
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors on Monday selected new undergraduate and graduate student representatives who will serve as liaisons between the student body and the board starting July 1.
The two student representatives are appointed to one-year terms. They will serve as ex-officio members on the Commission of Student Affairs and sit on a committee of the governing board. These non-voting members are required to maintain contact with university faculty, administrators, and Virginia Tech students.
Nominate inspirational students for Aspire! Award
Do you know a student who exemplifies curiosity, integrity and self-understanding, civility, courageous leadership, or the values of Ut Prosim (That I May Serve)? Then nominate him or her for an Aspire! Award. Students will be honored in November, February, March, and April. See the award website for information on nomination deadlines.
To promote students learning, life skills, and personal growth through a strong focus on holistic student development and collaborative partnerships that deliver superior service to, and care for, students in the spirit of Ut Prosim.
To learn more about our Aspirations for Student Learning and Guiding Principles for Service, visit the About Student Affairs section.
Planning to live off campus next year?
Virginia Tech's "Moving Off Campus" video (17 min) provides an entertaining look at the rewards and challenges student renters face.
For more off-campus housing information visit the information desk located on the lower level in Squires Student Center
Oct. 8, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Envisioning Virginia Tech: Beyond Boundaries
Owens Banquet Room
Oct. 14, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Party in Pink
Oct. 16, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Learn about Chi Walking/Running
McComas Hall Room 198
Oct. 20, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Connection Job Fair
Squires - Commonwealth Ballroom
Oct. 23, All Day
RA/RHF Alumni Reunion