Virginia Tech


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Virginia Tech

Website: http://www.vt.edu

Company Description:

About Virginia Tech:

 

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation.   The main campus is located in Blacksburg, Virginia which was recently named the “Best Place in the US to Raise a Family.”

 

Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.

 

Recent Rankings for Virginia Tech:

Top 25   Public University – US News & World Report 2013

Top 25   Public Research University - National Science Foundation 2013

#1           Fittest College – Active Times 50 Fittest Colleges 2013

#1           Top Universities for Food & Dining – Cappex College Insider 2013

#1           Research Park – Association of University Research Parks 2010

#5           Best College Campuses in the US – Business Insider 2013

#5           Best Quality of Life – Princeton Review 2013

#7           Happiest Students – Princeton Review 2013

#13         Best Skilled and Educated Graduates – Wall Street Journal 2010

 

 

About the Community:

 

Nestled on a plateau between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains, the Town of Blacksburg is part of Montgomery County in the heart of Virginia’s New River Valley.  Because of the town’s award-winning services, reasonable cost of living, safety, moderate climate, and abundant leisure activities, Blacksburg is consistently ranked among the nation’s best places to live and has a nationwide reputation as a well-managed, growing, and forward-looking community.

 

Recent Rankings for the Community:

#1           Best Place in the US to Raise a Family – Homes.com 2012

#1           Best college Town in the South – Southern Living Readers Choice 2011

#2           Best College Football Town in America – USA Today 2012

#8           College Town in the nation – AIER Index 2013-14

#14         America’s Most Educated Small Towns – Forbes 2009

#39         Best Small Place for Business and Careers – Forbes 2013

 

 

Additional Resources:

A Great Place to Work (video): http://player.vimeo.com/video/63681448?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0&color=ff9933

Principles of Community: http://www.diversity.vt.edu/principles-of-community/principles.html

Prospective Faculty Information: http://www.provost.vt.edu/index.html

Veteran Resources: http://www.hr.vt.edu/employee_resources/Veterans/index.html

Veteran Testimonials (video): http://www.unirel.vt.edu/audio_video/2013/09/092413-hr-veterans.html

Campus Locations: http://www.maps.vt.edu/




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