VT Stories Oral History with John "Jack" Kise, May 19, 2016 (Ms2016-015)

Title

VT Stories Oral History with John "Jack" Kise, May 19, 2016 (Ms2016-015)

Description

Jack Kise was born in New Haven, Connecticut and moved around several times before landing in Portsmouth, Virginia where he spent most of his school years. In high school, he took an interest in Virginia Tech as he had several friends attend and liked engineering. He attended from 1952 to 1956, and studied electrical engineering. After graduating, he moved to Chicago and worked for VEPCO.

In this interview, Jack covers his life before and after Virginia Tech, his campus life including notable professors, influential Virginia Tech figures, and the reach of Hokie Nation.

Date

Rights

Permission to publish material from the VT Stories Oral History Collection must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech.

Identifier

Ms2016-015_JackKise

Rights Holder

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Interviewer

Ren Harman

Narrator

John "Jack" Kise

Location

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Duration

01:16:54

Citation

“VT Stories Oral History with John "Jack" Kise, May 19, 2016 (Ms2016-015),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed March 5, 2024, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2016-015/Ms2016-015_JackKise.