Article ItemJames Wu (ECON ’01), brand consultant for change makers , article
Now in his fifth year as an independent consultant, James Wu has worked with Sesame Street, Duolingo, National Geographic, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, General Motors, and the United Nations Development Programme.
Article ItemKenneth Cooke (ACCT ’92), American Express , article
Kenneth Cooke (ACCT ’92) pursued a business degree that he thought would make him rich. But what has kept him in the world of finance for so many years is very different.
Article ItemMelissa Milione (HRIM ’88), Hyatt Corporation , article
Milione has spent most of her successful 31-year career at Hyatt Hotels where she started as a corporate management trainee after graduating from Virginia Tech.
Article ItemAlumni Boards , article
A total of 21 volunteer organizations — Pamplin Advisory Council (PAC), Pamplin Society, and 19 advisory boards — with nearly 480 members overall serve the college and its departments, centers, and other programs.
Article ItemJon Taillon: In Memoriam , article
Jon Taillon (CEEN ’98) died unexpectedly on February 20. Taillon was a principal at Deloitte Consulting in the firm’s national defense, security, and justice sector.
Article ItemBen Kennedy: Dean’s Advisory Board of Students , article
Being in a meeting with dozens of accomplished industry professionals and veteran academic officials may make some undergraduates a little anxious. Intimidated, even. Not Ben Kennedy.
Research & Teaching
Article ItemTeam work and hands-on learning, international style , article
Nine seniors participated in a project with one of Asia’s top business schools to develop software to aid student learning.
Article ItemFaculty Profile: Robert Davidson , article
From the Divine Comedy to the price of wool, Robert Davidson pulls on an abundance of sources to study executive behavior and its effects on firms.
Article ItemDid you know? , article
The Feiertag Hospitality Academy-to-Industry Research Collection makes hospitality research easily accessible to industry professionals, academic scholars, students, and others.
Article ItemApex Center Entrepreneur Challenge , article
Eight teams made it to the final round of the campus-wide student startup competition in February, competing for recognition and a chance to win cash awards and prizes.
Article ItemPCLE: A new community for leadership and engagement , article
A new group of alumni and friends has been formed to promote communication and collaboration among Pamplin's advisory boards.
Article ItemDean’s message , article
Dean Robert Sumichrast's message for Spring 2020
Article ItemBy the numbers: national rankings , article
Pamplin's national rankings for Spring 2020
Article ItemEngaging alumni and friends , article
Over two days of activities, participants immersed themselves in board meetings, receptions, plenary and breakout sessions, and, of course, networking opportunities.
Article ItemWinter study abroad (December 2019-January 2020) , article
Where better to study resort management than at some of the world’s premier resorts?
Article ItemExploring futures in real estate , article
About 100 students checked out job possibilities at the January REAL Career Fair.
Article ItemJanuary Business Horizons , article
EY, KPMG, and Enterprise Holdings were among the 110 employers that attended Pamplin’s January Business Horizons career fair at Squires Student Center that drew 1,660 students. The college also hosted a “Preview Day” in the Pamplin atrium for 14 companies.
Article ItemHokieTalks: Chris Zobel , article
Business information technology professor Chris Zobel discussed supply chains for disaster relief operations.
Article ItemNorthern California Campaign Kickoff Celebration , article
Pamplin Hokies showed up for Virginia Tech’s second regional Boundless Impact Campaign Kickoff event, which drew more than 120 Silicon Valley Hokies to the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California, in January.
Article ItemWomen in Business , article
Alumni and friends enjoyed a panel discussion and networking at Richmond’s Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden last November.
Article ItemGBAC: Honor roll , article
Pamplin Advisory Council members, current and former, who have contributed financially to the Global Business and Analytics Complex:
Article ItemGift report , article
Many people have made commitments in support of the Global Business and Analytics Complex (GBAC).
Article ItemOn the move , article
Gina Moses has joined Pamplin as Director of the MIT Program.
Article ItemNational & International Awards , article
Zheng Xiang, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management, was named a Highly Cited Researcher by the Web of Science Group and elected president of the International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT).
Article ItemCollege Professorships & Fellowships , article
Dipankar Chakravarti, John Maher, David Brinberg, and Steven Markham have been named to endowed professorships. Linda Wallace was named Konrad W. Kubin Senior Faculty Fellow.
Article ItemCollege Spring Awards , article
Andrew Luo received the Outstanding Pamplin Senior Award; Carolyn (Carrie) Rock received the H.H. Mitchell Outstanding Leadership Award; and Nicholas Amorim received the College Service Award.