Oral History with David Hernandez, October 26, 2014 (Ms2015-007)

Title

Oral History with David Hernandez, October 26, 2014 (Ms2015-007)

Description

David Hernandez attended Virginia Tech from 2010 to 2014 and graduated with a degree in Computer Science. In Fall 2012, Hernandez founded the Virginia Tech chapter of Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (oSTEM), an organization that provides professional support for LGBTQ students and faculty pursuing careers in the STEM fields. In 2013, the Virginia Tech Division of Student Affairs awarded Hernandez with the Aspire! Award for Courageous Leadership for his work with oSTEM.

In his oral history, Hernandez discusses defining his identity and sexuality at a young age as a Filipino-American, his work with oSTEM and other LGBTQ programs and organizations on campus, the changing visibility and resources for LGBTQ students at Virginia Tech and his hopes for the Hokie Nation in the future.

Date

Identifier

Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_HernandezDavid

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia Tech LGBTQ Oral History Collection, Ms2015-007, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Interviewer

Dara Green

Narrator

David Hernandez

Location

War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech

Duration

01:06:50

Citation

“Oral History with David Hernandez, October 26, 2014 (Ms2015-007),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed April 6, 2020, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2015-007/Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_HernandezDavid.