The German Club of Virginia Tech
The German Club is the oldest non-greek student fraternal organization at Virginia Tech. It was founded in 1892 to provide a social outlet for the student body. The name was derived from the German Waltz, a popular dance when the club was founded.Service and Leadership in the University and local community is the primary focus of the organziation.
The 1,800 living alumni of the organization support the current German Club through the German Club Alumni Foundation, Inc. Established in 1979, the Foundation promotes fellowship and camaraderie among alumni and serves to support current German Club members.
Foundation for the Future Campaign
In 2016, the German Club Alumni Foundation embarked on a five-year $2 Million endowment campaign. Formally announced at the 125th anniversary celebration, the campaign is halfway to its goal. To find out more about the campaign and how you can support the campaign's goal of supporting the German Club in providing strong leaders, successful Virginia Tech graduates and outstanding young men.
The German Club Alumni Foundation and German Club periodically send hard copy and electronic publications to members. Ensure you are up to date on upcoming events, special gatherings and the German Club Forum periodical.