How Virginia Tech is turning its Honors program into an Honors College (VT News)

It’s not every day I get to interview a Pokemon world champion, yet that’s what I found happening during the reporting of a story about how Virginia Tech is taking its Honors program to the next level.

Wolfe Glick, a junior double-majoring in economics and computational modeling and data analytics, is the 2016 Pokemon World Championships Masters Division Champion, and he’s shaped his educational experience to reflect the skills and network he’s acquired through gaming. He’s just one of the talented students attending Virginia Tech’s Honors program.

The shift to an Honors College will enable Tech to attract more talented students like Glick.

Find out more in my story for VT News.