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    Pamplin’s Hospitality and Tourism Management Department Ranked #2 Nationally , article

    The Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) Department in Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business recently earned top national and international recognition. HTM was ranked as the #2 program in the United States and the #6 program in the world by QS World University Rankings.

    Date: Apr 27, 2017
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    In Memoriam: Vic Bonomo, associate professor of finance , redirect

    Vittorio (“Vic”) Bonomo, associate professor of finance, 80, died on April 20 in Blacksburg. Bonomo, a native of New Brighton, Pennsylvania, joined Virginia Tech in 1968, where he taught for 48 years. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Duquesne University in 1962 and his Ph.D. in economics from Brown University in 1969.

    Date: Apr 25, 2017
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    Spring 2017, Students of Distinction Reception , article

    On April 12, students, faculty, parents, and staff gathered together in the Owens Ballroom to honor the achievements of students in the Pamplin College of Business. The Students of Distinction Reception awards those graduating in the spring who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance and leadership.

    Date: Apr 25, 2017
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    VTAMA Wins Fourth Place In Conference Competition , article

    Recently, the Virginia Tech American Marketing Association proudly represented the Pamplin College of Business at the International Collegiate AMA Conference in New Orleans. The conference is a sales and marketing summit where more than 200 colleges around the world compete in events and case competitions. Industry leaders give presentations and there are career networking opportunities. With support from Pamplin’s marketing department, the Virginia Tech chapter of the AMA (VTAMA) was able to send eight student representatives.

    Date: Apr 13, 2017
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    Alumni Spotlight: Theda Blackwood , article

    After making her mark at Virginia Tech, earning a degree in Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Management, Theda Blackwood used her enthusiastic spirit and unwavering determination to establish a legacy post-grad. This Q&A explores her entrepreneurial endeavors, her experience on stage as Annie, and her future plans to continue dreaming big and giving back to the Virginia Tech community.

    Date: Apr 10, 2017
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    Congratulations to Pamplin’s award-winning students , article

    Pamplin congratulates the graduating seniors who won the highly competitive Pamplin undergraduate awards for 2016-2017. Three accomplished seniors who showcased their leadership skills, dedicated time to service, and achieved high grade point averages, during their time in the Pamplin College of Business are recipients of the Pamplin Undergraduate Awards this year.

    Date: Apr 07, 2017
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    Women in Business: How do you get “a seat at the table”? , article

    How do you get “a seat at the table”? This was the question posed by keynote speaker, Cydni Tetros at the Northern Virginia Women in Business (WIB) reception held on Thursday, March 30th. Over 100 women – including alumni, featured guests, and roughly 20 students – gathered in Reston, Virginia to network and connect with fellow Hokies. Derick Maggard, executive director of Pamplin’s Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship connected WIB to Tetros, and sponsored her presentation.

    Date: Apr 05, 2017
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    Shin Fujiyama , article

    Shin Fujiyama, founder of Students Helping Honduras, spoke in Squires’ Haymarket Theatre on social entrepreneurism on Tuesday, February 16 at 7pm. Fujiyama talks about founding Students Helping Honduras while in college. He has also started a bilingual school and children’s homes in Honduras. His social entrepreneurship efforts are having a profound impact on the lives of students in both the U.S. and Honduras.

    Date: Apr 04, 2017