September 22: The Pamplin Pulse
Highlights and comments from the GBAC Topping-Off Ceremony
See the highlights and hear the comments from the "topping-off" ceremony for the Global Business and Analytics Data and Decision Sciences building!
Article ItemVirginia Tech Program in Real Estate named in recognition of Blackwood family , article
The naming recognizes $10 million in giving to the real estate program by one of the university’s most generous and involved families, which includes alumni couple Willis Blackwood ’72 and Mary Nolen Blackwood ’73, and their children, Morgan Blackwood Patel ’02 and Nolen Blackwood ’10.
Article ItemPartnership brings EMBA ingenuity to NASA technology , article
Born out of a continued partnership with the Tech Center Research Park in Newport News, Va., the integration of entrepreneurial education and NASA technology into Virginia Tech’s Executive MBA Program is a match made in – to paraphrase – the heavens.
Article ItemNew research reveals that our choices may be making us more individualistic , article
In her recently published research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, “The salience of choice fuels independence: Implications for self-perception, cognition, and behavior,” Shilpa Madan illustrates how this salience of choice alone can have a range of powerful psychological effects, including empowerment of the individual.
Article ItemTusher finds his passion through BIT-Cyber , article
With the opportunities provided by the BIT-Cyber program, Abdul Basit Tusher was able to find a field that he was passionate about and will continue his journey to success.
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Pamplin alumni have the opportunity to serve as mentors to the junior and senior Pamplin Undergraduate Mentoring Program, or PUMP, participants. The mission of PUMP is to provide support to students with their transition through college by connecting them with resources to help them develop academically, personally, and professionally in the classroom and in their careers.
This is an ideal time for our notable alumni to connect with this group since they are in the process of looking and preparing for internships and full-time jobs. These mentors will make significant impact in helping prepare our students for their careers in business.
INSIDE GBAC SPOTLIGHT: Blackwood Program in Real Estate
Watch to see an excerpt from the March 11, 2021, Global Business and Analytics Complex Data and Decision Sciences building groundbreaking featuring Willis Blackwood, co-chair of the Real Estate Industry Advisory Board.
Pamplin College of Business Tailgate
Sept. 25 - 9 a.m.
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!
We're kicking off Virginia Tech's Sesquicentennial Celebration at Homecoming. Hokie Nation is gearing up to mark 150 years of Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech celebrates Homecoming each fall with activities for students, alumni, and friends!
ACIS Alumni Corporate Sponsored Tailgate
Oct. 16 - Three hours before kickoff
Join ACIS alumni and friends before the Virginia Tech vs. Pitt Homecoming game. A pregame tailgate will be held at the Hahn Garden Pavilion. There will be a full buffet, adult beverages, live music, and tailgate games! This event is free to attend!
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.