Thursday, January 31, 2013
Del. Patrick Hope, D-Arlington, hosted the event Thursday at Wakefield High School
A statewide task force created in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre is considering recommendations that would require additional training for school resource officers and require the state to help schools prevent bullying. Another recommendation would require Virginia schools to conduct an annual "active shooter exercise" that includes students or to incorporate parts of an active shooter plan into other drills. That's just three areas the Governor's School and Campus Safety Task Force could make recommendations on as early as this week. State Del. Patrick Hope, an Arlington Democrat who sits on the task force, said he wants the group to make recommendations that will have an actual effect and "not just things to make you feel good." …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The following students earned at least a 3.4 GPA on a four-point scale and were enrolled in at least 12 credit hours last semester.
Congratulations are in order to all of the Arlington students who made the Dean's List at Virginia Tech for the spring semester.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Family lost daughter during 2007 shooting.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
The campus returns to normal following Thursday's deadly events.
4:34 p.m. Another update from VT: "Law enforcement agencies have determined there is no longer an active threat or need to secure in place. Resume normal activities." Follow continuing updates here. 4:27 p.m. Virginia Tech sent out the following update: "Virginia State Police and Virginia Tech Police remain on the scene of an officer-involved shooting on the Virginia Tech campus. At this time there are two confirmed deaths. One is a Virginia Tech Police Officer. The second is an unknown male subject who was found deceased in a parking lot near the Duck Pond. A weapon has been recovered at the location of the second individual. Reports of any additional shots being fired or any additional victims are unfounded." 4:17 p.m. NBC News is …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Public-private partnership looks at ways to work with counterparts across the pond.
Virginia Tech kicked off what officials hope is a long-term partnership between the United States and the United Kingdom this week at its new state-of-the-art research center in Ballston. “The goal… is to begin the international discussion regarding collaboration when it comes to advanced manufacturing,” said Don Leo, the school’s associate vice president for research in the National Capital Region. The four-day meeting began in Chicago and culminated in Arlington between the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, or CCAM, and similar research efforts in the United Kingdom. CCAM joins Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia and Virginia State University with seven private companies – including Rolls-Royce North America and Canon…