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Four alumni and one business were honored recently at the virtual 2020 Pamplin Awards. The Pamplin College of Business handed out awards for Mentorship, Rising Alum, Ut Prosim, and Corporate Ambassador.  

The awards were initiated by the Pamplin Society, which was re-activated in 2016 to enhance alumni engagement by recognizing alumni contributions. The society’s awards team created the criteria and nomination process and recommended the award winners for the dean’s endorsement. 

To watch the full version of the 2020 Pamplin Awards, please visit the Pamplin College of Business YouTube page.

Mentorship Award

Julian Eugensen and RJ St. Thomas received Mentorship Awards, which recognize a “distinguished individual who consistently embodies the spirit of mentorship of Pamplin students, graduates, and those in their local community.”

Rising Alum Award

Blair Fiala received the Rising Alumni Award, which honor graduates within the past 10 years “who have achieved distinguished recognition in their career or in rendering service to Virginia Tech since graduation.”

Ut Prosim Award

Zach Bolster received the Ut Prosim Award, which honors an alumnus of at least five years who has a distinguished record of community service, reflecting the spirit of Virginia Tech’s motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).

Corporate Ambassador Award

The Corporate Ambassador Award, given to “a company that has demonstrated prolonged support of Pamplin’s mission and its students,” went to KPMG.