1997 alumni tour schedules available
The Virginia Tech Alumni Association travel program offers educational tour opportunities and comeraderie with fellow alumni.
The upcoming schedule includes: Austrian Winter Escapade (Jan. 15-22), Rome Escapade (Feb. 7-14), Australia/New Zealand (Feb. 10-24), Trans-Panama Canal Cruise, (Feb. 11-21), Treasures of Costa Rica (March 16-25), Wings over the Okavango Safari (May 21-June 4), Classical Aegean Greek Islands/Turkey (May 25 -June 5), Scandinavia/Russia, (June 27-July 10), Alaska Cruise, (Aug. 2-11), U.S. National Parks (Aug. 11-25), and the Egypt "Jewel of the Nile" Tour (Sept. 20-Oct. 3).
For a study adventure, join the Alumni College of Ireland Sept. 30-Oct. 8 to learn about Ireland's history and literature through a tour of County Clare and other regions.
Relive the Civil War March 21-23
Join alumni Distinguished Professor of History James I. Robertson Jr. for a trip back to the 1860s at the Virginia Tech Alumni Association's sixth annual Civil War Weekend, Friday through Sunday, March 21-25.
Robertson, joined by other Civil War authors and speakers including, by popular demand, William C. "Jack" Davis, will paint poignant word pictures of the war. Other events include a tour of Civil War artifacts in the university's archival collections, an Internet tour of historical resources, and a performance of music from the war period.
The registration fee includes all materials, instruction, and meals. For more information, call Wanda Hylton at (540) 231-9617 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
If you have questions about an alumni event, please contact the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, Alumni Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061; phone (540) 231-6285; fax (540) 231-3039; e-mail email@example.com.
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