Alumni events for new graduates and underclassmen smashing successes

Photo collage of graduating seniors at an alumni event.

In addition to graduating seniors, some of the attendees at the New Alumni Launch Party were Roger Harris, horticulture department head and Dean Alan Grant (bottom right) and Tim VanReenen, the CALS alumni board president (top right).

On April 17, the CALS Alumni Organization hosted a networking social for first-year, sophomore, and junior students. Alumni and Virginia Tech leaders guided a discussion on career choice, interviewing skills, and networking.

The Alumni Organization also hosted a well-attended celebration for the college’s 2015 graduates at the Hahn Horticulture Garden and Pavilion April 29.

Katie Frazier (agricultural economics and political science ‘04) — president of the Virginia Agribusiness Council and member of the CALS Dean’s Advisory Council and the Virginia Tech Alumni Association board of directors — gave the keynote address.

Representatives of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association and the CALS Office of Communications and Marketing showcased the many ways to stay connected with the university and the college after graduation.