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The Big Event Staff Alumni

The Big Event at Virginia Tech has always been a core tradition of the university ever since its founding in 2002. We are proud of all the staff members, executive boards, committees, and operational staff that makes this tradition possible every single year. If you have ever served on our Big Event staff, we would love to invite you to join our alumni group on LinkedIn.

Alumni Chapters celebrating The Big Event

The Big Event is Virginia Tech's largest community service event, and all alumni chapters are invited to participate! On Saturday April 6, thousands of students, alumni, and volunteers will complete nearly a thousand projects across the New River Valley.

Again, this year, we are encouraging all alumni chapters to participate in an “extended campus” version of the Big Event on Saturday, April 6. All chapters that participate will receive official Big Event t-shirts.

There are three easy steps to making this happen:

  • Identify a service project in your community for your chapter to participate in on April 6.
  • Publicize the event to your local chapter alumni through web, email, Facebook, etc. Also, please send the project information to our communications team.
  • If you would like to purchase Big Event T-shirts for your chapter, submit your order with this form. (There is no t-shirt order form for The Big Event at Virginia Tech 2024 at this time.)

Email Charlie Sloop and Natalie Archer at if you have any questions.

That’s it! Once your project is registered with them, your chapter will be sent T-shirts to wear during your service project.

Stay Connected

Join the official The Big Event at Virginia Tech page (separate from our alumni group page). We look forward to making the Hokie Nation stronger than ever as we come together for one great day of service. For more information, please contact

Go Hokies!

Interested in sponsorship?

Each year, the event costs about $50,000 to host (covering tools, promotional materials, productions, logistical items, t-shirts etc.) and while we have several local and corporate sponsors, we are always looking for additional sponsors. If you are interested in donating to our event, please visit our donate page or email if your company is interested in a sponsorship.