Tekisha Everette, Jennifer Cole, Yolanda Avent, and Nakeina Douglas-Glenn: Friends, Family, Hokies

The four years an undergraduate spends at Virginia Tech are not only defined by classes and football games, but also by the relationships built within the Hokie community. This rings true for Tekisha D’Wann Everette, Nakeina Douglas-Glenn, Jennifer Cole, and Yolanda Latrice Avent–Class of 1998. Remaining close friends over the years, these four women embody the powerful, lasting bonds within …

Jess Fowler: An Ambassador of Ethics

As a Cadet in Virginia Tech’s Corps of Cadets, a student becomes an ethical ambassador for the Virginia Tech student body. Beyond the demanding physical challenges and regimented schedules, Cadets must follow a strict code of behavior. For Jess Fowler, Class of 1964, these principles became the foundation for the rest of his personal and professional career. Serving in the …