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Satellite built by Virginia Tech students heads into space

Tech’s Ceres satellite joins collaborative project between four VA universities
Project – (from left) Madison Brodnax, senior majoring in computer engineering, and Nick Angle, junior majoring in physics, conduct a final inspection of the Ceres satellite prior to integration at NanoRacks. – Photo courtesy, ODU Batten College of Engineering and Technology.

source link In a giant leap for Virginia Tech, the first satellite built by undergraduate students launched into space April 1.

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Local and national writers/readers connect at 2019 “Author Invasion”

Authors Remy Jones (l) with April Woodard.

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levitra senza ricetta italia “These readers come and spend quality time with the authors.” says Roanoke Author Invasion (RAI) Direcror Liz Long. “Some stay all day just to get in that face-time and learn more about our industry, and they’re buying stacks of books, rather than just coming in for one and leaving,” Continue reading Local and national writers/readers connect at 2019 “Author Invasion”

Annual Sister2Sister Women’s Empowerment Workshop

canadian generic viagra buy online The Roanoke Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will hold its 4th Annual Sister2Sister Women’s Empowerment Workshop at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, in the Fellowship Hall of Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1415 8th St. NW 24016. Attendees should plan to arrive between 9:30 am – 10 am to enjoy a continental breakfast and to network. This event is free but registration is required due to limited seating. Continue reading Annual Sister2Sister Women’s Empowerment Workshop

Longtime Railroad Friends Reunite

1978 Washington, DC – Seated: Joyce Barnes Gladney and Susie Smith Williams. Standing: Cheryl Sessoms Manning, Sadie Holloway Gill, Sylvia Griffin Kirkland and Val Harrison Anderson.

order cialis super active without prescription The ladies shown above are but six of the hundreds of lives affected by the merger of Norfolk & Western Railroad and Southern Railway. They all worked together in the Southern corporate offices in Washington, D.C. until the merger sent them all in different directions in 1983. Around the office they were affectionately known as the BG’s; The Black Girls. After the merger, three stayed with the newly created Norfolk Southern Corp. and three resigned. Continue reading Longtime Railroad Friends Reunite

Dr. Johnson hired as next Southside Virginia Community College President

Dr. Quentin Johnson

see url RICHMOND – Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. Quentin R. Johnson, currently of Mooresville, North Carolina, will become the next president of Southside Virginia Community College. He will assume the role at the beginning of July. Johnson’s selection marks the end of national search that attracted 81 applicants.

“Quentin Johnson brings to the table a strong student services background, and a deep understanding of the needs of nontraditional students – a group that we need to focus on,” said Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges. “And he believes deeply in what we do. In fact, his son is currently attending one of our community colleges.” Continue reading Dr. Johnson hired as next Southside Virginia Community College President