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The Appointment Of Kenneth S. Ball to the L.S. Randolph Professorship program
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Engineering News Spring 2015 pg 6
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Engineering News Spring 2009 pg 1
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Spectrum, October 22, 2004 pg 2
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Photo of the Senior Faculty Members 1904-1905
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Photo of Junior Faculty Members 1904-1905
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Photo of The Faculty 1895-1896
Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_NguyenMegan_OralHistory.mp3

Megan Nguyen is a Queer Vietnamese American originally from Northern Virginia. They attended Virginia Tech from 2012 to 2016 and studied Biology. They…

Ebony Wilson is a 2001 graduate of Virginia Tech. She grew up in Norfolk, VA and was a member of the Corps of Cadets. She continued her service in the…
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graduated from Virginia Tech in December of 2000. She majored in Mechanical Engineering. She served in the Air Force at Wright-Patterson base in Ohio,…
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received his Ph.D in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration at Virginia Tech in December 2000.…
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a staged reading of articles and letters to the editor about Denim Day from the 1979 Collegiate Times interspersed with clips from the Denim Day at Virginia Tech 40th Anniversary Oral History Collection.
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Class of 1971, one of six charter members of Groove Phi Groove
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Class of 1971, first black scholarship athlete at Virginia Tech
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Class of 1959, one of the first three black graduates of Virginia Tech
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Irving Linwood Peddrew III was the first black student at Virginia Tech
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A program from the first Lavender Graduation Ceremony at Virginia Tech
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Class of 1958 first black graduate of Virginia Tech
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In this interview, Sherry Wood discusses the volume of letters to the editor received by the Collegiate Times in response to Denim Day and the paper's reaction to them.
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In this interview, Steve talks about his experiences as a gay man in Blacksburg beginning in the 1970s.
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In this interview, Sueann Brown talks about realizing her sexuality and becoming involved with the Gay Student Alliance at Virginia Tech, her experience of Denim Day in 1979, and her experience as an openly lesbian architect with the National Parks Service.
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Scott Beadle's interview covers the motivations behind Denim Day, the experience of gay students living on campus in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and how things have changed on campus and in our society in the last forty years.
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In this interview, Sewell discusses the classes he was teaching as a member of the Department of Communications in 1979 during Denim Day. He recalls some of the responses he observed to the event, including the university's official stance on the Gay Student Alliance. He also talks briefly about his life prior to coming to Virginia Tech including the fear that his parents might find out about his sexuality and his wife's reaction when he came out to her.
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In this interview Steve Noll discusses accepting his sexuality as a young man, the unnamed gay student group before the Gay Student Alliance and the support it received from Cooper House, and reactions to Denim Day from the communities surrounding Virginia Tech.
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In this interview, Helene talks about realizing her sexuality in Catholic school in the early 1970s and her time as a lesbian at Virginia Tech in the late 1970s.
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An interview with Nancy Kelly about Denim Day at Virginia Tech in January of 1979 and her experiences as a lesbian at Virginia Tech.

The 1959 Commencement Film depicts part of the 1959 graduation and commissioning ceremony.
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