This month 822 Virginia Tech employees are being recognized for their significant career commitment to the university.

Collectively, these 822 faculty and staff, who work in various colleges and departments across the university, have dedicated 16,285 years of service to Virginia Tech.

Employees with 10 and 15 years of service will be recognized at a luncheon on April 15. Employees who have served the university for 20 years will be recognized at a luncheon on April 14. On April 21, employees with 25 years of service or more will be recognized at a dinner event.

Of the employees being recognized, the following four employees have served Virginia Tech for 45 years:

  • Vittorio A. Bonomo, finance, insurance, and business law;
  • Harold E. Burkhart, forest resources and environmental conservation;
  • Mario W. Duncan, facilities services; and
  • Donald J. Roschelli, facilities services.

A complete list of employees being recognized this year is available online.

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.

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