Virginia Tech Launches New Initiative to Bring a More Diverse Group of Students to Campus


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Virginia Tech has launched a new initiative, the Calhoun Discovery Program, that works with Virginia communities that typically graduate a lower number of college-bound high school students. Recently, the university invited more than 40 Virginia high school students from diverse backgrounds to campus for a first look at the new program. The high school students learned about the new initiative’s participating degree programs and were able to network with faculty and industry partners. Additionally, they were shown some of the advanced technologies that are available at the university, su...