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Show your Hokie pride by giving back

Lending a hand is just part of being a Hokie, and there are many ways that you can support the efforts of the college and impact the success of students. Speak at the annual Launch Party. Encourage your company to hire a Hokie intern. Join an advisory board. Fund a Beyond Boundaries scholarship that the university will match.

There are many options for giving, and each one — like you — matters. If you'd like to talk to someone about how you can get involved, please contact us:

Corrine Woods

Director of Alumni Relations

Heidi Stansfield

Advancement Associate

Jeff Dawley, winner of the 2018 Recent Alumni Award, exemplifies what it means to help other Hokies and stay connected with CNRE. As a team lead at Esri, a worldwide leader in geographic information systems, he encourages fellow Hokies to join the company and is always one of the first people to reach out to new hires. He has served on the CNRE Alumni Board of Directors and regularly serves as a guest lecturer.

Upcoming events for alumni and friends

CNRE Commencement

May 16, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Burruss Auditorium

The ceremony, which is held in addition to the university commencement, honors undergraduate and graduate students (and their families!) who are receiving degrees from the College of Natural Resources and Environment.

People attend a tailgate on the lawn on the Holtzman Alumni Center

Reunion Weekend 2019

June 6-9, 2019
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

Calling all Hokies! Make plans to come to campus this summer. There will be dinners on the Drillfield, behind-the-scenes campus tours, happy hours, time to connect with friends, and more.

CNRE Awards Banquet

The awards banquet is CNRE’s night to shine and recognize the achievements of students, faculty, and alumni over the past year.

CNRE New Alumni Launch Party

All graduating undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff, and alumni are invited to the Launch Party for food, music, and prizes! The event is free but registration is required.

Want to hire a Hokie? Use Handshake!

Handshake is the new platform being used by Virginia Tech's Office of Career and Professional Development to help connect current students and recent alumni with employers. As a future Hokie employer, you can use Handshake to post jobs and access resumes.

Stay connected with the Virginia Tech Alumni Association

Virginia Tech has more than 250,000 living alumni in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. That’s a lot of Hokies, so there are a lot of ways to stay engaged:

  • Join your local chapter or an affinity group
  • Join the LinkedIn group
  • Attend a networking event
  • Take advantage of a travel opportunity
  • Follow on social media

Jump start your career

If you’re actively seeking a new position or getting ready in case an opportunity presents itself, Alumni Career Resources can help.