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Join us for our biennial Black Alumni Reunion.

Catch up with old friends and celebrate, as we commemorate our successes and historical milestones.

This reunion will celebrate several milestones in Virginia Tech history, including:

  • The 65th anniversary of Irving Peddrew's admission, the first black student admitted to Virginia Tech.
  • The 60th anniversary of Charlie L. Yates’s graduation from Virginia Tech, the first black graduate.
  • The 50th anniversary of Groove Phi Groove, the first black organization on campus.
  • The 50th anniversary of the Human Relations Council (predecessor to BSA).
  • The 50th anniversary of Linda Adams Hoyle’s graduation, the first black woman to graduate.
  • The 40th anniversary of the Black Student Alliance.
  • The 25th anniversary of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
  • The 25th anniversary of the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED).

Featured events include:

  • Spring Game Tailgate with a student and alumni NPHC step show.
  • The Influential Black Alumni Awards Ceremony.
  • Black Tie Gala with DJ Golden Boy.

Thanks to our sponsors:

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