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Black Alumni Society

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The Virginia Tech Black Alumni Society (VTBAS) celebrates the rich history of Virginia Tech’s Black alumni by building upon African-American traditions and accomplishments.

Members strengthen and expand the network of alumni, students, family members, and friends who have interest in supporting the goals and aspirations of Virginia Tech.


All alumni and current students are eligible for membership. The society is made up of members representing various disciplines, professional fields, student organizations, and class years.

2021–23 Executive Committee  


Laurie Brogdon ’04 and ’11, CLAHS

Vice President

Vonda Paige ’86, CLAHS


Robin Hylton ’86, COE


Annette Turlington, ;84, CLAHS


Michael Chijioke, ’08, COS