The late Charles W. Steger, Virginia Tech’s 15th president, is one of the two 2018 recipients of the Baldwin Memorial Town and Gown Award.
The other recipient is longtime Virginia Tech public relations officer, Lawrence Hincker. Named in honor of the late Vernon L. Baldwin, a longtime Virginia Tech faculty member, and his wife, Lois, the award is conferred upon individuals who help make significant contributions to further positive relations between Blacksburg and Virginia Tech and/or for long service to both the Blacksburg Community and Virginia Tech.
President Steger was recognized for his many years of service to advancing Virginia Tech and the greater university community, and particularly how he fostered quality of life improvements throughout Blacksburg.
He served virtually his entire professional career at the university and the…