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Hampton Roads Sesquicentennial Celebration

Alumni at an evening event talk and mingle

Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6:30-9 p.m.
Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront
4201 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Registration is $10 with a portion supporting the Tidewater Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund.

Join us for drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a brief program. We're celebrating 150 years of Virginia Tech and exploring how Hokies are shaping the future in Hampton Roads and beyond. Our speakers will be:

  • Aaron Rouse, Virginia Beach city council member
  • Chris Jennings, Virginia Tech Alumni Association Tidewater Chapter president emeritus
  • Susan Johnstad, director of Virginia Tech Richmond and Hampton Roads Centers
  • Mike Schwarz, director of the Virginia Seafood Agriculture Research and Extension Center
  • Dan Sui, senior vice president for research and innovation

Attire is business casual. For questions, please contact 540-231-5027 or

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About Virginia Tech's Sesquicentennial

We are honoring our past and celebrating our present. Our Sesquicentennial Celebration is an opportunity to propel us into the future, charting a course toward greater engagement and positive impact.

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