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February 22: The Pamplin Pulse

Virginia Tech Giving Day 2021

Giving Day is a 24-hour fundraising sprint, driven by ambassadors who want to maximize the good Virginia Tech can do for our students and global communities. This year, Giving Day falls on February 24-25, 2021, from noon-noon EST.

For more about Giving Day, let's hear from Dean Sumichrast!

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    Giving Day challenges tied to Engage, Pamplin announced
    Giving Day challenges tied to Engage, Pamplin announced , article

    The overwhelming success of the Pamplin Engage has led to an interest in continuing the program beyond the impact of the pandemic. That is, however, dependent upon funding. Fortunately, several benefactors have stepped forward with a challenge tied to Giving Day – beginning noon, EST, Feb. 24, until noon, EST, Feb. 25 – that could unlock over $75,000 in additional funds for the Pamplin Engage Program.

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    ‘Hokie spirit’ celebrated with scholarship
    ‘Hokie spirit’ celebrated with scholarship , article

    Spearheaded by John Snead Jr., and joined by sisters Robin Russell, Margie Munnelly, and Janine Hiller, the John W. Snead Sr. and Margaret F. Snead Memorial Scholarship Fund was created the scholarship in memory of their parents who, according to Snead Jr., “were infused with the ‘Hokie spirit’ throughout their lifetime.”

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Virtual Celebration for Historic Groundbreaking

March 12, 11 a.m. EST
Join us virtually to celebrate the historic groundbreaking for the first structure in Virginia Tech’s Global Business and Analytics Complex.

Hosted by Dean of the Pamplin College of Business Robert Sumichrast, the event will include remarks from President Timothy D. Sands, Julia M. Ross, the Paul and Dorothea Torgersen Dean of Engineering, and Ron Fricker, Interim Dean of the College of Science. The groundbreaking ceremony will be followed by a Town Hall with Dean Sumichrast and Lynne Doughtie ‘85, former CEO KPMG and Boundless Impact Campaign tri-chair, and other special guests: Willis Blackwood ’72, Mary McVay ’78, MBA ’81, Chris Shean ’87, and featured students and faculty to discuss the impact of this initiative and Q&A. 


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More Pamplin in the News

Select recent appearances of Pamplin College of Business faculty, students, and alumni in the news.

  • Pamplin News: PCLE News and Notes from Jan. 2021 meeting
  • Virginia Tech Daily: $10 million gift will help fuel discoveries at Innovation Campus
  • Virginia Tech Daily: Pamplin partners with Ballad Health and Appalachian School of Law in new legal and health services program

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