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April 21: The Pamplin Pulse

Dean speaks with Omar Asali, CEO of Ranpak

Dean Robert Sumichrast participated in an interactive dialogue about sustainability with Omar Asali during Asali's Ethics Week presentation.

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    Omar Asali, CEO of Ranpak, speaks as part of Ethics Week
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    “Sustainability is real and is here to stay,” said Omar Asali, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors of Ranpak Holdings. Sustainability will be one of the chief topics of discussion when Asali hosts an online lecture on Wednesday, April 7, at 5:30 p.m. The discussion is part of Ethics Week at Virginia Tech, held March 29 through April 8.



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Pamplin honors its Students of Distinction

While the Pamplin College of Business was unable to hold its annual Students of Distinction celebration in person, the college still found a way to honor its outstanding students. Watch the video above to learn more about Pamplin's award recipients, or follow the link below to see all of those who are graduating from Pamplin with distinction. 


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    Recent Alumni Board offers opportunity to stay engaged
    Recent Alumni Board offers opportunity to stay engaged , article

    Formed in 2016, the Recent Alumni Board is described as “a diverse group of young professionals whose work is aimed at advancing the present and future community of Pamplin by contributing to the quality of its programs, providing a voice to recent alumni on relevant issues and encouraging involvement from recent graduates in support of activities that benefit the Pamplin community,” according to its bylaws.


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Global Business and Analytics Complex building construction underwayMarch 24, 7 p.m. EST

Watch the construction of the Data and Decision Sciences Building, the first structure of the multi-building project known as GBAC, in real-time.

Read more to learn more information about the Global Business and Analytics Complex, or GBAC.


Commencement 2021 Information

Virtual University Commencement
Friday, May 14, 6:15 p.m.

Pamplin In-Person Ceremony #1
Sunday, May 16, 1 p.m.

Pamplin In-Person Ceremony #2
Sunday, May 16, 6 p.m.


How to Give Without Writing a Check

Friday, April 23, 1 p.m.
Did you know that you can support your favorite charities without writing a check? "How to Give Without Writing a Check," is a free webinar from Virginia Tech Gift Planning! Register Here

Reunion Weekend 2021

June 8-11
Reunion Weekend is an exciting tradition alumni look forward to all year long, and this year we're taking the fun online. Special spotlight and programmic events for classes ending in 0's, 1's, 5's, and 6's. All are welcome! Register Here.



Pamplin in the News & Notes

Select recent appearances of Pamplin College of Business faculty, students, and alumni in the news, as well as recent announcements and college notes.

Pamplin Community for Leadership and Engagement (PCLE): The linked article is the latest issue of the PCLE News which has been distributed to the Pamplin advisory board members of the PCLE.