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Capital Pride

Virginia Tech and the Ex Lapide Alum Society are celebrating Pride in D.C.  For nine years Ex Lapide has had a presence Capital Pride. Help us make this year our biggest gathering yet!

  • When: Friday, June 7 from 8-10 p.m.
  • Where: The Admiral, 1 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
  • About: Join the Ex Lapide Society and other Hokies in D.C. for a Hokie and Proud social to kick off Capital Pride weekend!
  • Cost: Registration is free with the option to make a gift to either the Pride Center or the Ex Lapide Society fund.
  • When: Sunday, June 9 from noon–10 p.m.
  • Where: Pennsylvania Avenue between 7th Street and the Capital (exact booth location TBD)
  • About: Celebrate Pride with Hokies! Join Virginia Tech and the Ex Lapide Alum Society at the Capital Pride Festival.
  • Cost: This event is free but participants can volunteer at our festival booth.


For more information about this event, contact Kristen Swanson Houston at or 540-231-8970.

Hokie and Proud Everywhere

This summer we're hosting a special event called Hokie and Proud Everywhere. Joining in is easy and you get cool swag!

Sign up to participate. Registration is just $35 (a portion benefits the Virginia Tech Pride Center) and we'll mail you a Hokie and Proud hat, rally towel, and sticker sheet.

Then, participate in a Pride event near you and share your celebration online using #HokieandProud. This event is hosted by Virginia Tech's Ex Lapide Alum Society. Register by May 15 to get your swag in time for Capital Pride.