Following in the footsteps of my dad and uncle, my dream growing up was to attend Virginia Tech for college. When it came time to choose what school to attend, the choice was clear. I enrolled in Blacksburg in the fall of 2012 and graduated in 2016 with a degree in Political Science. While at Virginia Tech, I was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity and a fundraiser at the Student Calling Center, which I still maintain is the best on-campus job because you do not work weekends.
I now live and work in Washington, DC doing swamp-creature things, but I'm always planning my next trip to Blacksburg.
Hokie History: Virginia Tech’s Path to the ACC
Let's turn back the hands of time and review the long, strange trip that Virginia Tech took to become a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.By Preston Huennekens | December 01
Thoughts From a Pessimistic Hokie
Here is some unsolicited advice for fellow pessimists on how we can actually use this energy to turn things around.By Preston Huennekens | October 27
The Economic Impact of Virginia Tech Graduates
What is the economic impact of Virginia Tech graduates in cities across the country, and what does that say about Virginia Tech as a university?By Preston Huennekens | September 28
Downtown Blacksburg: The Definitive Guide
Here, I analyze this paradise in a completely accurate and wholly unbiased way designed to give past, current, and future Hokies a glimpse into the inner-workings of Downtown…By Preston Huennekens | September 15
University Presidents, COVID-19, and the Possibility of a Fall Season
What role are university presidents playing in the decision to play Fall sports? Why are they - not the athletic departments - ultimately determining the shape of the 2020 season?By Preston Huennekens | August 10
Top 50 Hokie Spotlight: Dave Calhoun
What makes Dave Calhoun, one of Virginia Tech's most generous donors and the CEO of Boeing, a Top 50 Hokie?By Preston Huennekens | August 10