April 20: The Pamplin Pulse
Dean Sumichrast receives a CNBC shoutout!
While members of the Pamplin College of Business were in New York City celebrating Hokies on Wall Street, our own Dean Sumichrast received a message of thanks from CNBC!
Article ItemPamplin celebrates 20th Hokies on Wall Street , article
Around 150 Hokies, including alumni, students, faculty, and staff, recently gathered in New York City for the Hokies on Wall Street reception hosted by the Pamplin College of Business. The evening marked the 20th Hokies on Wall Street event and its first in-person celebration since 2019.
Article ItemQ&A with Todd Rowley , article
Svetlana Filiatreau, director of BIT-Cyber, recently spoke with Todd Rowley (MBA ’94), Pamplin Advisory Council Board Member Emeritus and chairman of the Future of Work Business Advisory Council with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA).
Article ItemHospitality and Tourism Management research receives diversity and inclusion seed grant , article
Research by Charis Tucker, a Ph.D. student in the Howard Feiertag Department of Hospitality and Tourism at the Pamplin College of Business, was recently awarded an Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) Diversity & Inclusion Seed Investment, the first grant of its kind for Pamplin. Her research will be done in partnership with Virginia State University, a historically Black land-grant university in Petersburg, Virginia.
Article Item100 years of women at Virginia Tech , article
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, an all-male institution commonly called VPI, enrolled the first full-time female students a century ago. This set the stage for future throngs of women who would not only receive a Virginia Tech education, but shape the university and the world through their skills, talents, and sheer might.
Article ItemBoard approves reorganization of academic programs and new college name; authorizes university to convey ownership of the Northern Virginia Center , article
Each year at the spring Board of Visitors meeting, the university traditionally brings a tuition and fee rate recommendation to the board to incorporate the outcome of the General Assembly session into the rate development process. However, as of today’s meeting, the General Assembly has not yet completed the state budget, and as a result, the university does not have complete information to develop tuition and fee rates for the 2022-23 academic year.
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Join the Pamplin College of Business at Reunion Weekend
Reconnect with Pamplin College of Business classmates and other Hokie friends! We’ve got something for everyone and can’t wait to see you back in Blacksburg!
College highlights will include a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Student-Managed Endowment for Educational Development as a part of the SEED Reunion, a presentation on the Global Business and Analytics Complex, a Data and Decision Sciences Building Hard Hat Tour, and a Women in Business Roundtable.
A full schedule of programming, including the events for Pamplin, can be found online.
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.