T-shirt designs should “Imagine a learning center for everyone. E-V-E-R-Y one,” according to a news release. They should envision “spaces to meet, engage in conversation about issues facing the New River Valley, and grow as a community. We uplift the marginalized around us, create brave spaces, and learn from one another.”
T-shirt design contest to raise funds for historic school building
THE ROANOKE TIMES
Nov 12, 2018
A museum on the old grounds of Christiansburg Industrial Institute has been reopened in the latest effort to honor the nuanced history of the organization that served as the segregated school for black students across Southwest Virginia until 1966.
Christiansburg Institute museum aims to honor nuanced history
THE ROANOKE TIMES
Aug 12, 2018
Radford University students are helping Montgomery County Schools take a history exhibit on the road. A group of the university's interior design students have worked on layouts for a mobile museum that tells the story of the Christiansburg Institute.
Mobile museum to showcase Christiansburg Institute history
Feb 16, 2018
The Christiansburg Institute Inc. is inviting the community to submit designs for the Edgar A. Long T-Shirt Design Contest themed: “Reimagine Our Building,” one of several fund-raising efforts to re-roof and re-imagine the historic space. “Can you breathe life into the historic Edgar A. Long building,” the flyer seen around town said. “Once it was a school structure. Next it will be your learning center.”
Christiansburg Institute Launches T-Shirt Design Contest
Nov 7, 2018
Christiansburg Institute will celebrate the grand re-opening of the Christiansburg Institute Smokehouse Museum on Saturday, July 21, from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Institute on Scattergood Drive.
Christiansburg Institute Heritage Tour and Grand Opening
RADFORD NEWS JOURNAL
Jul 13, 2018
The historic school that for a century was the only place black students in Southwest Virginia could be educated might be poised for a renaissance. [...] Chris Sanchez, 28, has been named part-time project organizer for Christiansburg Institute Inc., the 17-year-old nonprofit that works to promote and preserve the history of the school that operated from 1866 to 1966.
Renewed effort may bring revitalization to Christiansburg Institute