On January 30, four members of our executive committee trekked 1,171 miles from Blacksburg to College Station, Texas where they participated in the One Big Day Conference at Texas A&M University. This annual conference provides an opportunity for schools to come together and discuss how each of their Big Events operate and brainstorm with each… Read more »
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For nine months of the year, the Town of Blacksburg is filled with the bustle of Virginia Tech’s student population. To say “thank you!” to the community that hosts them most of the year, thousands of university students take part in The Big Event, a student-run day of service rooted in Virginia Tech’s motto, Ut… Read more »
This year’s Big Event is on April 11, 2015. With the anticipation that the students of Virginia Tech may be able to say “Thank You” to as many community residents as possible, we encourage you to request a job here: https://registration.vtbigevent.org/jobrequest. Projects are completed regardless of need or socioeconomic status; instead, it is The Big Event’s goal to… Read more »
We have partnered up with Fantoga (and VTPress) to offer a limited edition t-shirt with a custom designed logo special for 2015. Help support us by purchasing one by January 4, 2015. Shirts will be available for pickup on VT campus in early February. VTPress can also ship the shirt directly to you for an additional… Read more »
This year we’re happy to welcome 120 passionate Hokies to The Big Event Committee. These students work with our directors to help make April 11th a reality. They work on all aspects of The Big Event from day-of logistics, programming, and working directly with community members. We look forward to meeting everyone after Thanksgiving Break!