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February 2022

Dean's Message

In the February 2022 newsletter, Interim Dean Rosemary Blieszner highlights Giving Day opportunities and shares news from the college.

Rosemary Blieszner in the lobby of Cowgill Hall

Interim Dean for CAUS, Rosemary Blieszner
Interim Dean Rosemary Blieszner (Chiravi Patel/Virginia Tech)


A highlight of college, community, and Virginia Tech news.

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    Groundbreaking event for Hitt Hall on Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus.
    Ground broken on Hitt Hall , article

    The project begins during a time of far-reaching change in the construction industry, which, like many sectors, is being transformed by fast-emerging technologies.


A closer look at the people, programs, and projects that drive CAUS forward.

Take Note


Join the CAUS community for Giving Day, a 24-hour opportunity to make a difference for our students, starting at noon, EST, on February 23.

Giving Day call to action

About CAUS+effect

CAUS+effect is an online newsletter for alumni and friends published by Virginia Tech's College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Contact or Lesley Yorke, Interim Director of Communications, with your questions, comments, news tips and feedback.