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The Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise (HNFE) has outstanding and dedicated faculty and staff who provide services to the fifth largest undergraduate program at Virginia Tech.

A group of Virginia Tech HNFE faculty, staff, and students as well as two dogs stand outside during a department event for a group photo.

Together, we are working to build HNFE into an internationally recognized department. Our departmental community is committed to expanding academic offerings and advancing research while maintaining our level of excellence to our students.

The HNFE community also encompasses our alumni, who serve as representatives of our community both nationally and internationally. Through their achievements in their personal and professional endeavors, our alumni contribute in various capacities. Their wealth of knowledge, expertise, and accomplishments stand as invaluable assets to the present students and faculty of the HNFE department