Jett Hagy of Rural Retreat, Virginia, a senior majoring in studio art in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech, inspires creative expression in children while helping to build a sense of community in Blacksburg. 

She works under the tutelage of Robin Scully Boucher, arts program director of the Perspective Gallery in the Squires Student Center. Learn more in this 90-second video story.


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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