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    Brian Slingerland (FIN ’00) of Stemcentrx
    The Science of Success , article

    Brian Slingerland (FIN ’00) directed his education and experience into co-founding a company that develops cancer drugs.

Alumni

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    Recruiting strong leaders
    Recruiting strong leaders , article

    John Thompson (ECON ’70, MBA ’72) has recruited over 200 CEOs and more than 300 board members. He is recognized as one of the most respected CEO and board consultants in the nation.

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    Transparent election results
    Transparent election results , article

    For Adam Ernest (MKTG ’04), the 2016 presidential election will be an important test of his company’s software. Follow My Vote, the nonpartisan public benefit corporation Ernest founded and where he serves as CEO, develops open-source blockchain voting software that supports early voting from mobile devices

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    Take a chance on me
    Willing to take a risk , article

    In 2014, Chiny Moon Driscoll (FIN’91) took a risk and launched MetiStream, a company that uses analytics to help customers make better decisions.

Research & Teaching

Notables

Events

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    Kickoff Picnic
    Kickoff Picnic , article

    The college welcomed its students, faculty, and staff to the new school year with its annual picnic on the lawn of the Holtzman Alumni Center.

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    Matthew Winston, Matt Winston, Senior Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations, Charles Phlegar, Charlie Phlegar, Vice President for Advancement
    Developing Alumni , article

    The August retreat of the university’s advancement division drew Pamplin alumni.

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    Lynne Doughtie (left) (ACCT ’85) and Kecia Williams Smith at the Ph.D. Project Conference in August in New York City. Doughtie is chairman and CEO of KPMG; Smith joined Pamplin this fall as an assistant professor of accounting and information systems. The KPMG Foundation is a sponsor of the Ph.D. Project, which seeks to support underrepresented minorities in their pursuit of business doctorates. Photo credit: The PhD Project/Ronald L Glassman.
    KPMG Sponsors Ph.D. Project , article

    The KPMG Foundation is a sponsor of the Ph.D. Project, which seeks to support underrepresented minorities in their pursuit of business doctorates.

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    Entrepreneur Trek
    Entrepreneur Trek , article

    During the Entrepreneur Trek to New York City, students met speaker and entrepreneur Andrew Horn and visited ESPN.

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    President Tim Sands, Dean Robert Sumichrast, and a group of alumni, including advisory board members of the Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange in April to celebrate and promote Virginia Tech’s initiatives in innovation and entrepreneurship.
    Hokies on Wall Street , article

    President Tim Sands, Dean Robert Sumichrast, and a group of alumni rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange in April.

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    PRISM Visits Coca-Cola
    PRISM Visits Coca-Cola , article

    Members of the PRISM social media student group, Pamplin faculty, and advisory board members visited Coca-Cola’s headquarters last April.

Events

People

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    On the move , article

    Jack Maher has been appointed head of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems in the Pamplin College of Business. He is also the John F. Carroll Jr. Professor and has been a faculty member at Virginia Tech since 1985.

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    College awards – Faculty , article

    KPMG Professor in Accounting Reza Barkhi, professor of accounting and information systems, has published more than 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He focuses his research on decision support and organizational integration systems, information technology audit and control, social network analytics, the economics of

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    New Faculty Members , article

    Five full-time faculty members joined Pamplin. Their addition reflects the college’s commitment to hiring such faculty to further strengthen its teaching, research, and business outreach particularly in the areas of business analytics, innovation through entrepreneurship, and sustainable global prosperity. William Becker Associate professor Management Becker received his Ph.D. in

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    University Awards , article

    Alumni Distinguished Professor Art Keown, R.B. Pamplin Professor of Finance. Keown has published numerous articles in top-tier finance journals, but in recent decades, he has focused on writing textbooks about financial management and personal finance that have been incorporated into the curricula of major universities across

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    College Awards – Student , article

    Telly Award PRISM (Pamplin Re-Inventing Social Media), the Pamplin College of Business social media group, received the Telly Award for its creation of the 2015 “Welcome to Hokie Nation” preview video. It is the first Virginia Tech organization to win the premier award honoring outstanding local,

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    National awards , article

    Robin Russell, professor of business information technology, received American Society for Quality’s (ASQ) Gyrna Award for her co-authored paper, “SEM of Service Quality to Predict Overall Patient Satisfaction in Medical Clinics: A Case Study,” published in 2015 in the Quality Management Journal. The award recognizes