Ron Fricker promoted to replace Sally C. Morton
Virginia Tech announced Tuesday that Ron Fricker, senior associate dean of the College of Science, has been named as interim dean, effective Jan. 4. Fricker succeeds Dean Sally C. Morton,
Universities report more than 550 positive tests across state
RICHMOND — As more universities open, they’re collecting and releasing COVID-19 data and grappling with contingency plans for those who contract the disease. As of Thursday evening, universities across Virginia
Blacksburg-based company plans to invest $8.5 million
Torc Robotics plans to invest $8.5 million and create 350 jobs in Montgomery County, not far from its current operation in the Blacksburg Industrial Park, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday.
Students, faculty can keep track of positive cases, total number of tests
Virginia Tech on Wednesday launched an online dashboard that the university will use to keep track of COVID-19 test results and the number of students in on-campus isolation spaces. “Our
Businesses can receive up to $27.5K
Montgomery County and the towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg on Wednesday launched a grant fund to support small business recovery in response to COVID-19. Eligible businesses can receive one-time grants
Brett Malone created his first company in the business research park
Virginia Tech announced Thursday that Brett Malone will become the next president and CEO of the university’s Corporate Research Center (CRC), effective July 1. Malone succeeds longtime CRC President and
Stephen Fritz has been with the company since 2015.
Blacksburg-based real estate company HHHunt Corp. promoted Stephen Fritz to chief operating officer, the company announced Tuesday. Fritz was most recently senior vice president of HHHunt and president of HHHunt
The airport serves approximately 719,000 passengers per year.
The Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport’s (ROA) January grew 7.1% on a year-over-year basis, with 53,016 passengers flying in January 2020, the airport announced Friday. ROA has sustained passenger growth since September
300 more passengers flew daily in December
The Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) saw a traffic increase of 17.7% increase from December 2018 to December 2019, the airport announced Tuesday. For the year, ROA saw an 8.9% overall