The Big Event at Virginia Tech is a student-run community service effort that has grown into the second largest event of its kind in the nation. Every spring, thousands of students, faculty, and staff come together to complete nearly one thousand community service projects throughout Blacksburg, Christiansburg and the New River Valley.

Thank you to everyone who made April 9th, 2016 the biggest and snowiest Big Event in Virginia Tech's history.

9,200 volunteers completed 1,102 jobs.

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20 April 2016 Thank you to everyone who made this year's Big Event a success! Applications to join the Exec team for Big Event 2017 are NOW OPEN! Apply Read More

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2016 Recap Information

13 April 2016 A little snow couldn't stop Ut Prosim in Blacksburg. As we celebrate 15 years of The Big Event, we'd like to say thank you to all the volunteers, committee, and exec that made this...

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Day-Of Information

9 April 2016 Saturday, 12:00pm UPDATE: Thank you to the thousands of Hokies who came to the drillfield this morning for One Big Day, One Big Thanks. We are incredibly proud to ...

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