The Office of Economic Development names Economic Development Specialist
Sarah Lyon-Hill has been named economic development specialist in in Virginia Tech's Office of Economic Development, where she was formerly a graduate assistant.
In her new role, Lyon-Hill will work to link university expertise and resources with the commonwealth's business sector.
Soaring into unmanned aircraft production
With its strong technology workforce, as well as manufacturing capacity, the commonwealth is well positioned to meet the needs of unmanned aircraft manufacturers. That’s the conclusion of a Virginia Tech study that
includes analysis from the Office of Economic Development. Read more
Raising a toast to wine-worker training center
A Virginia Tech study confirms what officials in Purcellville, Virginia, had hoped to be true: A workforce
education center would give a needed boost to the wine industry in Loudoun County, near Washington, D.C. Read more
When coal's workforce wanes...
In the far southwest corner of Virginia, coal mining has been a mainstay industry for more than a century. In recent years, while the workforce is smaller, coal-mining has been profitable... Read more
The Office of Economic Development helps businesses and communities find their paths to prosperity.
The first Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech test flight using fixed-wing unmanned aircraft to inspect energy pipeline routes was completed last week.
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