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  • Tom and Kim Nixon receive Virginia Farmer of the Year Award

        Tom and Kim Nixon receive Virginia Farmer of the Year Award

    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.

    Read more about the 2014 Farmer of the Year recipients.

  • Diversity Incentive Fund creates opportunities for inclusion

        Diversity Incentive Fund creates opportunities for inclusion

    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.

    Read more about about our diversity incentive fund.

  • Q&A with President Timothy Sands

        Q&A with President Timothy Sands

    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.

    Read President Sands' answers to our questions.

 

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