Virginia Cooperative Extension has recognized Robert T. “Tom” Nixon II and his wife, Kim, of Glenmary Farm in Rapidan, Virginia, as recipients of the 2014 Virginia Farmer of the Year Award. The award commends individual contributions to the commonwealth’s agricultural industry.
The College Diversity Council created the Diversity Incentive Fund in order to provide support for new, innovative, and creative approaches to raising awareness, engaging learners, and changing behaviors about inclusion within the academic community as well as the broader communities the college serves.
Timothy Sands, who became Virginia Tech’s 16th president in June, was the provost at Purdue University, so he has a history with land-grant universities. We asked him for his thoughts on the land-grant mission, student experiences, and how the university impacts Virginia.
The Online Master program is geared toward adult learners who desire to develop new knowledge and skills
Chris Youngs spent 40 volunteer hours restoring a dusty cider press.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is nationally ranked among the top research institutions of its kind.
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