Mountain Gateway hopes to partner with Amazon to create a program for high school students from Alleghany County to Buena Vista to study computer technology.
A recent article from professors at Virginia Tech and University of Michigan likens highly processed food to tobacco. The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute is among those involved.
Mirta Martin was previously president at colleges in West Virginia and Kansas.
Virginia Tech industrial design students partnered with a Rockbridge County manufacturer to create 50 backpacks for people struggling with addiction and homelessness. The backpacks will be given to people in Roanoke and surrounding communities.
The Danville university is the only school in the state with an aeronautics program and a fixed-based operator at an airport.
In just its first six years, Film Lab students have been accepted into some of the country’s most prestigious film schools, as well as earning three National Student Production Award nominations from the organization that hands out the Emmys and entry into more than 30 national and international film festivals.