The Radford University Board of Visitors voted to ban concealed carry weapons on campus during its meeting Friday. This new regulation replaces the old university "policy" in compliance with Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's 2011 issued opinion that Virginia universities had to pass a formal resolution to ban the legal concealed carry of weapons of campus. (http://www.roanoke.com/news/roanoke/wb/314116)=
Ed Spencer, former vice president for student affairs, has been conferred the “vice president emeritus” title by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. This title is granted to retired professors and associate professors, administrative officers, librarians, and exceptional staff members who are specially recommended to the board of visitors by Virginia Tech president Charles W. Steger. (http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/09/091412-dsa-spenceremeritus.html)
The Virginia Tech Drillfield was the site for a concert featuring Gym Class Heroes, Chiddy Bang, Theophilus London, and DJ Irie on Thursday, Sept. 13. Images from the Burruss Hall webcam captured the stage construction and set up that took place before and during the concert, and were released in a timelapse video on the University Relations webpage.
The Virginia Tech SGA announced its new Tech-themed Pinterest campaign in a tweet Monday morning. https://twitter.com/vtsga/status/247691770857676800, The page features pin-boards dedicated to Hokie humor, Tech football, and Maroon and Orange photos and accessories. http://pinterest.com/vtsga/