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    Zeta Upsilon chapter of Delta Sigma Pi celebrates 50th anniversary , article

    Over the weekend of October 28-30, 2016, the Zeta Upsilon chapter of Delta Sigma Pi (DSP), a professional business fraternity within the Pamplin School of Business, celebrated its 50th anniversary. Since Zeta Upsilon’s establishment at Virginia Tech in 1966, over 1000 brothers have lived out DSP’s values of professional development, service, and scholarship. The weekend was marked with a number of events to commemorate the accomplishment for the 1049 initiated brothers. These events offered opportunities for active members and alumni to connect, including a happy hour at Hokie House, a lunch and a semi-formal gala at the Inn at Virginia Tech.

    Date: Oct 31, 2016
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    Business Leadership Center announces 2016-17 cohort for New Pamplin Leadership Academy , article

    Recently, twenty students began a new leadership development program – Pamplin Leadership Academy. Designed as a bridge between our one-day Pamplin Student Leadership Conference and the 18-credit business leadership minor, the Academy seeks to offer Pamplin undergraduate students opportunities to develop leadership and professional skills through coaching and mentoring relationships with leaders and scholars in our professional communities.

    Date: Oct 24, 2016
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    The Emotional Budget , article

    A study by a research group that includes Pamplin management associate professor Daniel Beal suggests that curbing your emotions at work leads to less productive and less collaborative work environments. Beal’s research suggests that teaching employees to manage their emotions more effectively can increase the amount of bandwidth that employees have for interacting with others throughout the day.

    Date: Oct 21, 2016
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    Virginia Tech and Schwab Advisor Services dedicate Charles Schwab Financial Planning Suite , article

    Virginia Tech and Schwab Advisor Services dedicated the Charles Schwab Financial Planning Suite in 302 Hutcheson Hall on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 10:30 a.m. The suite, which comprises classroom and informal meeting spaces, was created with a $200,000 gift from the Charles Schwab Foundation to enhance the learning experience for students in Virginia Tech’s undergraduate program in financial planning. Virginia Tech President Tim Sands, Pamplin College of Business Dean Robert Sumichrast, and Executive Vice President and Head of Schwab Advisor Services Bernie Clark spoke at the dedication. Attendees included faculty, students, alumni, and donors to the program.

    Date: Oct 06, 2016