VT SPIA Dedicated to Excellence
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Your contribution allows VT SPIA to continue to be a vibrant community of scholars and practitioners.
Our three leading programs cover the scale and scope of public and international affairs engaging students to learn in a truly interdisciplinary environment.
From the capital to capital — Washington D.C. Metro Area to Richmond — and to the heart of Virginia (Blacksburg), we offer programs across three campuses.
We value offering a tailored educational experience. In this spirit, SPIA advisors would be delighted to discuss with you whether our program meets your needs.
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Skills for Success
VT SPIA offers experiential learning, study abroad and training programs for students of all ages and stages in their careers to continually cultivate their vision and impact change.
Serve through Scholarship
VT SPIA leads several interdisciplinary research efforts. Faculty and students dedicate their scholarship to help address complex, pressing issues, such as the refugee crisis, affordable housing and sustainability practices.
FEATURED SPIA STORIES IN VIRGINIA TECH NEWS
Article ItemReimagining education for today’s complex and fast-changing world , article Date: Oct 28, 2020
Article Item‘The Race 2020’: How the arts can help illuminate politics , article Date: Oct 27, 2020
Article ItemSpecial Winter Session on U.S. Congress & Politics , article Date: Nov 10, 2020
General ItemSeptember Faculty Spotlights: Published research, presentations & more Date: Sep 29, 2020