December 16: The Pamplin Pulse
Article ItemFeiertag HTM students take first place in international competition , article
A team of undergraduate students representing the Howard Feiertag Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management were awarded first place at the STR Student Market Study Competition held virtually Nov. 21-22, 2020. The Feiertag team fended off competition from 50 different teams representing 44 colleges and universities across 17 countries.
Article ItemClass of 2020: BIT student charts own journey to success , article
Alex Byrum's quest for independence led him to conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, then back home to Virginia’s Tidewater region, and, ultimately, to Blacksburg. In January 2021, it will lead Byrum home once again, this time to Smithfield Foods in Norfolk, where he will begin work in Smithfield’s Career Foundation Program.
Redirect ItemApex Center wins international award for entrepreneurship research , redirect
Virginia Tech’s Apex Center for Entrepreneurs has won the top award from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers for exceptional contributions in entrepreneurship research.
Article ItemCBIA announces Executive Advisory Board , article
The Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics (CBIA) announced the formation of its Executive Advisory Board. The board, which consists of a “coalition of strong Hokie alums and supporters who work in the field of business intelligence and analytics,” will advise the CBIA, as well as participate in and lead activities for the good of the Center.
Each and every year, we appreciate your generosity. As you look to give year-end gifts, we hope you’ll consider us. If you’d like to support future Pamplin College of Business alumni, you can designate your gifts to several named scholarships or you can contribute to the school’s annual fund which is used to support a range of priorities as they arise.
Please note: there will be no Pamplin Pulse in January. We will return on Feb. 22, 2021.
Here are a few more upcoming events you may be interested in:
- Fall 2020 Commencement
Friday, Dec. 18, 6:15 p.m.
- Business Horizons Career Fair
Thursday, Feb. 4, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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More Pamplin in the News
- Select recent appearances of Pamplin College of Business faculty, students, and alumni in the news.
- Virginia Tech Daily: Researchers study how privacy preferences, family tensions can deter use of contact tracing apps
- Journal of the Association for Information Systems: France Bélanger received the Journal of the Association for Information Systems 2020 Editorial Award in recognition for her work as senior editor on the article, “Sleight of Hand: Identifying Concealed Information by Monitoring Mouse-Cursor Movements.”
- Forbes: These holiday travel errors could land you in the hospital