The mission of the Myers-Lawson School of Construction is to enhance Virginia Tech’s strong position of national leadership in construction outreach, research and education. The School will provide opportunities for faculty, alumni, students and ideas to flow across disciplines, departments and nations through collaboration, cooperation and contribution to a common vision.• Our students will come first
• We will cross boundaries
• We will value discovery
• We will grow a construction
Our students will come first
We will educate inquisitive values based leaders, thinkers, and integrators able to succeed in all sectors of our industry by providing an education founded on technical, managerial, and practical knowledge.
We will cross boundaries
We will provide a critical mass of faculty and students to work across traditional boundaries and share learning environments, research, and academic life without the constraints and preconceptions of traditional departments.
We will value discovery
Our learning environments and research will be based on the needs of our industry and communities, without compromise in creativity and technical quality.
We will grow a construction community
We will partner with our industry to be the benchmark provider of knowledge and leadership and make construction a career of first choice.