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Article ItemRoanoke Center teams up with area schools to build excitement around STEM , article
Students of all ages from across Southwest Virginia learn about coding, engineering, circuits, and even space travel through a growing lineup of creative, customizable STEM programs at the Commonwealth Campus Center.
Article ItemLeadership Academy gives next generation of executives skills to ‘move the needle’ at work , article
The Roanoke Center program, enrolling now for classes that start in February, helps midcareer professionals from the Roanoke and New River valleys hone their skills in smart decision-making, communication, and design thinking.
Article ItemGO Virginia grant to bolster next-generation transportation, manufacturing workforce , article
Building on a Virginia Tech-led coalition of more than 150 public, private, and nonprofit organizations, the project will develop educational and training programs for workers to strengthen a talent pipeline for Southwest Virginia’s manufacturing, transportation, and autonomous vehicles sector.
Article ItemInternational fellows connect with university faculty, community to address problems at home , article
Emerging leaders from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria visited Virginia Tech to develop the skills to successfully develop and implement projects that will help their communities.
Article ItemCarilion’s Nancy Howell Agee to headline inaugural Women Impact Virginia Summit , article
Aiming to connect professional women and give them the resources they need to succeed, Women Impact Virginia invites women from across the commonwealth to network with and learn from other female leaders at the Oct. 12 summit.
Article ItemRoanoke Center institute developing a pipeline of female municipal leaders , article
Across the commonwealth, most towns and cities are led by men. The Virginia Women's Municipal Leadership Institute hopes to change that by teaching women the skills they need to feel confident pursuing management roles in municipal governments.
Article ItemScott Weimer named executive director of Roanoke Regional Initiatives , article
Weimer will serve as chief administrator for the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center and the Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement.
Article ItemSchool administrators go back to class at School Leaders Institute , article
Since 2005, about 70 percent of Virginia’s public school divisions have sent administrators to the institute’s two Roanoke programs to learn from veteran educators.
Article ItemEmerging Leaders Academy helps shape top talent in Hampton Roads , article
The first cohort of a professional development program from the university's Roanoke and Newport News centers included employees of York and James City counties.
Article ItemVirtual reception aims to link faculty with professionals in Roanoke , article
The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center is looking for faculty members to lead professional development classes, workshops, webinars, custom workplace training, and a faculty lecture series.
Article ItemHokies step up to deliver meals to school students , article
Aboard Roanoke City school buses, counselor education graduate students had traveled through the city to bring meals to the community.
Article ItemVirginia Tech, Qualcomm bring STEM education to the Roanoke region with Thinkabit Lab , article
On April 26, the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab at the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center will officially open. Sixth-grade students from the Roanoke region will spend an inspiring day immersed in a STEM environment with hands-on learning.
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