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2024 Alumni Reunion

march 22 - 24, 2024 | blacksburg, va

The 2024 Virginia Tech Alumni Reunion celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Virginia Tech Industrial Design (VTID). It brought together nearly 100 alumni and friends from across the country who shared in the joy and nostalgia of reconnecting with their alma mater. 

Reunion Photos

Check out some of the photos from all the weekend activities.

Weekend Schedule

This was the weekend schedule from the 2024 Reunion:

Friday, March 22

10:00 AM

Pre-Event Portfolio Review (Voluntary)

virginia tech, cowgill hall | room 300

Lend your professional expertise by offering constructive feedback to current students through portfolio reviews, a completely optional activity. This is completely voluntary, but sign up is required to be a reviewer.

11:30 AM

Alumni Check In

virginia tech, burchard hall | kiva

Start off the reunion by checking-in in your (probably) favorite place -- Burchard. Come in and reminisce by the Kiva before we kick things off!

12:00 PM

Welcome & State of the Program

virginia tech, cowgill hall | room 300

You will be welcomed by IDAB with some opening remarks before being handed off to Program Chair Martha Sullivan, who will share what's been going on at VT and within VTID over the last several years.

1:00 PM

Student Work Showcase

virginia tech, creativity and innovation district (cid)| lobby

Immerse yourself in the creativity and talent of current VTID students as they showcase their recent projects in a casual lobby exhibition. Work will be shown by 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year (thesis) students.

3:15 PM

Panel Sessions

virginia tech, hancock hall | auditorium

There will be two panel sessions for our alumni and students. The Faculty Research panel will showcase the research of 4 VTID professors and spotlight the innovative work happening within VTID. Alumni Journeys panel brings together alumni who have pursued a diverse range of professions within the design field.  

6:00 PM

Alumni x Faculty Dinner

eastern divide brewing | 3175 commerce street, blacksburg

Reconnect and network with alumni, as well as current and former faculty in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Feel free to bring your spouse along to join in the fun!

Saturday, March 23

9:00 AM

Milestone Alumni Breakfast with Dean Liu

virginia tech, holtzman alumni center

A special, intimate breakfast event where Milestone Alumni (Who are Milestone Alumni?) and their spouses have the exclusive opportunity to meet Dean Lu Liu, celebrate their milestone anniversaries, and receive a special gift.


Blacksburg Your Way

blacksburg, va

Explore Blacksburg on your terms, whether you're browsing the Farmers Market, enjoying your fav coffee shop, embarking on outdoor adventures, visiting the Moss Center for the Arts, relaxing at local breweries, or pursuing your own nostalgic activities.

5:00 PM

VTID Community Social

virginia tech, holtzman alumni center | lawn

Come together with fellow alumni, current students, and faculty members to enjoy some live music, food trucks, and more! It's a great opportunity to network and reconnect with the VTID community. Spouses are encouraged to come and join in the festivities too!

Sunday, March 24

Time to head home, or stick around. You do you.

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