Emily Mawyer, assistant director of campus events in the department of Student Engagement and Campus Life (SECL) at Virginia Tech.

Emily Mawyer

Emily Mawyer challenges students to see the bigger picture

Behind the festive, week-long celebration of Virginia Tech’s 2017 Homecoming are 17 students who comprise the Homecoming Board. They started planning in January 2017, collaborating with student organizations, Corps of Cadets, the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, and the community to make the best Homecoming possible. Working side-by-side with them is Emily Mawyer, assistant director of campus events and advisor to the Homecoming Board.


Free trip to Gallows

Interested in a FREE Trip to The Haunted Gallows?

Friday, October 27 from 7:00-11:00pm in Elliston, VA

Ticket and Transportation included. Limited to the first 50 VT Students.

MUST register on GobblerConnect by Monday, October 23 at 5:00p.m.



The Forest in the Perspective Gallery

  • Reception: November 3, 5 – 7 p.m.
  • Program:    October 18 – 20  Noon – 5 p.m.
  • October 24 – 27  Noon – 5 p.m. The forest as community. 
  • Open gallery during creation of  exhibit for visitors to see process and ask questions.

The Forest is an exhibit which explores the subtle connections between things unseen yet which are all dependent upon each other for life.  An experience based on nuance and the powers of observation, the installation combines technology and traditional art forms to help the viewer connect to the power of fleeting moments that may occur while on forest walk. 

2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Annual School-Aged Children’s Art Exhibit


“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

Students of all ages are invited to create an 8 x 10” or 9 x 12” artwork, which shows how truth and love are brought into their daily lives.  Work will be exhibited in the hallways of Squires Student Center at Virginia Tech from January 18, 2018- February 28, 2018.

Work due to Perspective Gallery at Squires Student Center by Wednesday January 10 5 p.m.  For questions contact Art Program Director.

Please RSVP By November 10 to:
Robin Scully Boucher rboucher@vt.edu

GobblerConnect Opportunities

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Student Engagement and Campus Life

225 Squires Student Center (0138)
290 College Avenue
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-5431
Fax: 540-231-5430