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August 24: The Pamplin Pulse

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Alumni Spotlight

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    Scott Vincent with a tee shot for the Hokies
    After long wait, Vincent ready to take aim at Olympic glory , article

    Virginia Tech alum Scott Vincent was close to competing in the Olympics for his native Zimbabwe in 2016, and now after a five-year wait, he will be the first Virginia Tech men's golfer, past or present, ever to compete in an Olympics when he hits the course Wednesday in Tokyo.


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    BIT-Cyber helps Matthews reach the American Dream
    BIT-Cyber helps Matthews reach the American Dream , article

    In 2012, Gocken Matthews decided to reach for the American Dream. After living in the United States for nearly 11 years, she expressed a desire to earn a bachelor’s degree in business and to delve into the world of cybersecurity. This desire led to her joining the Northern Virginia BIT-Cyber cohort, transferring from Northern Virginia Community College.


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    Images from the GBAC beam signing
    Images from the GBAC beam signing , article

    Dean Robert Sumichrast, Jim Pearman '70, and John ’70, MBA ’72 and Phyllis M.S. ’73 Thompson participated in a beam signing, where they each signed a beam that will be placed in the Data and Decision Sciences Building under construction. It is the First structure for a multi-building project known as the Virginia Tech Global Business and Analytics Complex.


Global Business and Analytics Complex Update

See the updates about the Global Business and Analytics Complex given during the most recent meeting of the Pamplin Community for Leadership and Engagement (PCLE).


Upcoming Events

Save the Date - Giving Day 2022

Set your calendars for Wednesday, February 23 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time for the launch of Giving Day. Similar to past years it will be 24 hours and conclude at 12 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, February 24, 2022!

Pamplin College of Business Tailgate - Sept. 25
Join Pamplin College of Business alumni and friends before the Virginia Tech vs. University of Richmond game. A pregame tailgate will be held at the Hahn Pavilion in the Horticulture Garden. There will be a full buffet, adult beverages, live music, tailgate games, and more!

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Virginia Tech turns 150, launches sesquicentennial
In celebration of Virginia Tech’s 150th year, or sesquicentennial, special events and programming will be held from July 2021 through December 2022. The university’s nine colleges will be highlighted, and Pamplin’s time to shine will be December 2022. Stay tuned for more news about how Virginia Tech and Pamplin will be celebrating this historic milestone!

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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.