About Virginia Tech and Blacksburg

The Virginia Tech Campus

The Virginia Tech Campus

The Inaugural About Campus Writers Retreat will be held in the heart of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains on the campus of Virginia Tech, home of Executive Editor Frank Shushok, Jr. and the majority of his editorial team.

Virginia Tech is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, a quintessential college town that has received such accolades as “Best College Town in the South,” “Best Place in the U.S. to Raise Kids,” and a “Top-1o Dream Town for Outdoor Enthusiasts.”

Downtown Blacksburg

Downtown Blacksburg

During the retreat, participants will have the opportunity to enjoy some of the best indoor and outdoor facilities available on and off campus, including the university art center, town farmer’s market, and local walking/running trails.