Clara Cox: Writing Hokie History

As the former Director of University Publications, Clara Cox has contributed to helping Virginia Tech document parts of its history. An alumna of the university herself, she surrounds her entire life with all things related to the Hokie Nation, a community that she is proud to be a part of even in her retirement. Clara has spent much of her …

Rob Jacks: Planting the SEEDS for Bright Futures

Robert Jacks first visited Virginia Tech on a bright and beautifully sunny day – the type of Blacksburg day that every Virginia Tech student has experienced, where the Hokie Stone shines brightly, illuminated in the sunshine, and the temperature is perfect for strolling around the Drillfield. During his initial visit to campus with his father, Rob Jacks, the former academic advisor …