• The River Course hosted regional, university, and charity events during the fiscal year, including the 103rd Virginia State Golf Association Amateur Championship. In addition to the VSGA championship, the course hosted 30 events supporting local charities, and 16 Virginia Tech events as well as the Blue Ridge Junior Tour Championship and the College Prep Tour.

  • The foundation accounting department has released its fiscal 2016 year-end closing schedule. The year-end closing dates for deposits, disbursements, establishing new funds, and corrections to foundation funds are provided on the downloadable schedule. We ask that all departments put in their requests early to allow ample time for processing.

  • The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, owned by Virginia Tech Real Estate Foundation, will join a new brand of Hilton Worldwide hotels that features properties boasting individuality and boutique-style atmosphere. The hotel is currently under the Double Tree Hilton brand and will move to the Curio collection which consists of about 30 hotels across the country. The "Grand Old Lady" is the first Virginia hotel to become part of the brand.

    “As a landmark with deep roots in the Roanoke community, this magnificent hotel perfectly embodies the Curio spirit of individuality and authenticity,” said Dianna Vaughan, global head, Curio – A Collection by Hilton. “With its adjoining conference center, easy downtown access and ideal location within the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains region, The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center is an ideal choice for business and leisure guests.”

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  • Kaley Burlingame, the co-CEO of SEED (Student-managed Endowment for Educational Development), a student-run investor group that manages a stock portfolio for the Virginia Tech Foundation, has made multiple appearances on CNBC’s “Closing Bell." Read More...

  • Moving up one spot from last year 'The River' now sits atop all courses in the ACC at #8 in the country. A total of seven courses in the ACC were named to the list of the nation's best 30 campus courses, the most of any conference in the country.

    The Course at Yale, which has long been the top-ranked collegiate course in America, held onto it's #1 ranking.

    The top seven courses from 2014 remained unchanged with only the Pete Dye River Course making a move to supplant the Ohio State University-Scarlet Course, which dropped to 12th. Representing the ACC are the Walker Course (Clemson) - #10; Warren G.C. at Notre Dame - #14; Duke University G.C. - #15; Finley G.C. (UNC) - #21; Lonnie Poole G.C. (N.C. State) - #24; Birdwood G.C. (UVA) - #27. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the Pete Dye River Course has been selected since it's debut in 2010.

    Click here for the complete listing of Golfweek's Best Campus Course for 2015.

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