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6 Meaningful Ways Companies Can Give Back This Holiday Season

The holiday season is here! It’s a season for cheer, parties, and giving. During the holiday season, it’s fun to shop for gifts and celebrate with family but what about giving back to the community as a company? 

As a business in your community, you have greater influence and the opportunity to make a bigger impact than just an individual. Use that leverage to impact your community in a way that will last beyond the holiday season with these corporate charity ideas.

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10 Ways Alumni Can Support Their Alma Mater

Being a college alumnus plays an important role in life. Whether you were the first person in your family to go to college or are preparing for your child’s graduation, it’s never too late to give back and be a part of the next generation of success stories.

We are inspired by our strong alumni relations here at Virginia Tech! Our Hokie Nation is a dedicated group that fosters great relationships with their alma mater.

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Back to School Like a Hokie: Fall Events Around Virginia Tech You Won’t Want To Miss

The fall semester is in full swing at Virginia Tech, and there are many opportunities for students, parents, faculty, and staff to get involved with upcoming events on and around campus. 

Just because summer has flown by and it’s time to settle back into the school routine, that doesn’t mean life has to get mundane. From Hokie football games to a good old-fashioned jamboree, here are a few not-to-miss activities to get to know the area, and make some new friends along the way. 

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Virginia Tech Campus Visit – Discovery & Adventure Await

It’s the time of year that new students visit and get to know their new home-away-from-home. Fresh faces are popping up all over as campus tours get started. It’s not just the incoming students that enjoy learning about the campus; it’s also nice for family members to envision and get to know the student’s new home for the coming year. 

If you’re planning a campus visit, why not make it a family adventure weekend? Tour the campus and the surrounding area, making precious memories along the way. 

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Getting to Know the Golf Pro at Pete Dye River Course

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a career as a golf professional? 

Golf is a game for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re an avid golfer or just getting started; it’s always fun to play.  It also helps that there are many golf professionals that can help teach even the most novice players how to improve their swing and score better on the course. In this interview with TJ Baggett, PGA General Manager, he gives us the inside scoop about his career and answers some of your questions about this sport we all love so much.

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Meaningful Ways To Celebrate Your Mom This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is May 9th. Do you have plans for celebrating your mom? From changing our diapers to making sure we were always fed to tenderly caring for us, our moms have been crucial in our lives from the very start. It can be hard to find a meaningful way to let her know just how special she is. If you’re feeling a little stuck in trying to find the perfect way to celebrate your mom, don’t fret. Whether your mom is near or far, we have some unique ideas to help you show your mom just how much you love and appreciate her. 

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Feeling Adventurous? The Great Virginia Outdoors Are Calling!

Spring is ready to burst here in Virginia. As the sunshine awakens nature, it also beckons us outside with renewed energy and often a strong desire for adventure. Virginia is the perfect place to dust off your hiking boots, get some wear on the tread on your new bike tires, or get up close and personal with the rapids on the New River. 

Don’t ignore the call to explore, instead grab your calendar and start planning a few adventures in Virginia!  

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Meet the Team at The Inn at Virginia Tech

If you’ve ever done business with the staff at The Inn at Virginia Tech, you know they are some of the friendliest and most knowledgeable around.

Here’s your chance to learn more about what makes the team tick, including how they learned to best serve the local community and a few “little known facts”.

We’re not giving away any trade secrets, just the inside scoop on our staff. Check it out!