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T-shirt design contest to raise funds for historic school building

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

Christiansburg Institute museum aims to honor nuanced history

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

Mobile museum to showcase Christiansburg Institute history

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

WDBJ7

Feb 16, 2018

Christiansburg Institute Launches T-Shirt Design Contest

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

MOUNTAIN MESSENGER

Nov 7, 2018

Christiansburg Institute Heritage Tour and Grand Opening

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

Renewed effort may bring revitalization to Christiansburg Institute

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

THE ROANOKE TIMES

Nov 26, 2017

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