Faculty News Archive

John E. Taylor receives 2013 - XCaliber Award

John E. Taylor received the university's 2013 XCaliber Award for excellence as an individual involved in teaching with technology for his CyberGRID, a virtual learning environment.

Professor John E. Taylor was awarded the university's 2013 XCaliber Award for his  "excellence as an individual involved in teaching with technology."  
Taylor is an associate professor with the Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program at the College of Engineering and Principal faculty at the Myers-Lawson School of Construction. Read more about John E. Taylor receives 2013 - XCaliber Award

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Kleiner upon the receipt of the “Patriot Award”

Dr. Brian Kleiner, recipient of the Patriot Award

Dr. Kleiner along with Professor John Roberston of Virginia Tech, and Professors Chris Barrett, Bryan Lewis, and Stephen Eubank of Virginia Bioinformatics Institute were honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of First Lieutenant (Promotable) Jose M. Read more about Congratulations to Dr. Brian Kleiner upon the receipt of the “Patriot Award”

MLSoC Students Compete in ASC National Competition: Pre-Con Team Takes 1st Place

MLSoC Team members standing from left: Alek Leckszas, Tim Reddick, Glenn Sullivan, and Prof. Fiori; sitting from left: Andrew McNulty, Evan Underwood, and Justin Rajadhyaksha.

The Myers-Lawson School of Construction sent three teams of students to compete in the Associated Schools of Construction Region 6&7 national open problem competition in Reno, Nevada last week. The teams were focused in three different aspects of construction – Pre-Construction Services, Concrete and Sustainable Building & LEED and were a mix of CEM and BC students. Read more about MLSoC Students Compete in ASC National Competition: Pre-Con Team Takes 1st Place

VT Students working with Augusta Farm to create a Special Needs Camp

A team of construction students from the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech is helping with green building and layout

A sustainable building team, comprised of Virginia Tech construction students and led by Dr. Annie Pearce, visited an Augusta County farm that the owners plan to convert into a summer camp for children with special needs.  The hope is that this summer camp could become the first to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified.  Read more about VT Students working with Augusta Farm to create a Special Needs Camp

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