logo: 50 years in the NCR Virginia Tech Graduate School in maroon and orange

On April 23, Virginia Tech will celebrate 50 years of graduate education in the National Capital Region with a celebration at the university's Falls Church campus from 6-7:30 p.m.

The campus is located at 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, Virginia.

A panel of graduate alumni, led by WESTECH International, Inc. founder, president, and CEO Betty Chao (Ph.D., 1983), will discuss entrepreneurship, innovation and graduate education at 4 p.m. Alumni, current students, staff, faculty and administrators are welcome to attend. 

At 6 p.m., the university will host a reception in a tent on the campus site. Tours of the campus will be available and refreshments will be served.

A short program will begin at 6:30 p.m. Speakers include Virginia Tech President Tim Sands, Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education Karen P. DePauw, Associate Graduate School Dean and Director of the Northern Virginia Center Kenneth Wong, and Betty Chao. 

Parking is available on site.


VT Graduate School, Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church

Virginia Tech's Falls Church Northern Virginia Center houses several graduate programs