A Day of Remembrance: April 16, 2008    |    See the Schedule of Events

  • Ross A. Alameddine
  • Christopher James Bishop
  • Brian R. Bluhm
  • Ryan Christopher Clark
  • Austin Michelle Cloyd
  • Jocelyne Couture-Nowak
  • Kevin P. Granata
  • Matthew Gregory Gwaltney
  • Caitlin Millar Hammaren
  • Jeremy Michael Herbstritt
  • Rachael Elizabeth Hill
  • Emily Jane Hilscher
  • Jarrett Lee Lane
  • Matthew Joseph La Porte
  • Henry J. Lee
  • Liviu Librescu
  • G.V. Loganathan
  • Partahi Mamora Halomoan Lumbantoruan
  • Lauren Ashley McCain
  • Daniel Patrick O'Neil
  • Juan Ramon Ortiz-Ortiz
  • Minal Hiralal Panchal
  • Daniel Alejandro Perez
  • Erin Nicole Peterson
  • Michael Steven Pohle, Jr.
  • Julia Kathleen Pryde
  • Mary Karen Read
  • Reema Joseph Samaha
  • Waleed Mohamed Shaalan
  • Leslie Geraldine Sherman
  • Maxine Shelly Turner
  • Nicole Regina White

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Office of Recovery and Support

We will continue to invent the future through our blood and tears and through all our sadness.... We will prevail....

-- Nikki Giovanni, University Distinguished Professor, poet, activist


Families have approved and released official biographies and photos for our 32 fallen Hokies. Join us in remembering and honoring their lives.

April 16th Memorial Dedication

In a ceremony Aug. 19, 2007, the university dedicated a semi-circle of 32 engraved Hokie Stones in memory of the members of our Hokie family who lost their lives.


Please send us your condolences for families

Cards, letters, poems, pictures, posters, etc., that you wish to have forwarded to the families of the fallen Hokies may be mailed to:

Office of Recovery and Support
Virginia Tech
Research Building #7 (0907)
1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 1100
Blacksburg, VA 24061

April 16 Memorial Website

More than 36,000 individuals and families from around the world shared condolences, thoughts, and prayers with the university. Read them now ››

Universities share our grief

Institutions of higher education across the country have expressed condolences and support for Virginia Tech via their websites. Read their statements ››

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Important phone numbers

  • Student/parent/family line (Office of Recovery and Support): 540/231-0062
  • Virginia Tech Police tip line: 540/231-6411