October 20: The Pamplin Pulse
The Dean's Corner
In our new video series, "Get to Know," we speak with Pamplin College of Business Interim Dean Roberta (Robin) Russell. In this clip, we find out what, exactly, an interim dean does in keeping the college academic mission moving forward.
Article ItemVirginia Tech research sheds light on the impact of school choice on racial segregation , article
Recent research co-authored by Virginia Tech Assistant Professor of Marketing Broderick Turner demonstrates that school choice drives segregation rather than reduces it, even when the racial makeup of the school is not taken into consideration.
Article ItemMIT Scholars Program Announces Nine Award Recipients , article
Recently, Virginia Tech’s Master of Information Technology (VT-MIT) program launched a scholarship program designed to aid traditionally underrepresented student populations. The MIT Scholars program will provide an average of $2,000 per term for tuition and fees to help support applicants who are pursuing a Master of Information Technology degree.
Pamplin alumni enjoy action-packed Homecoming weekend
Hokies from near and far convened in Blacksburg for Homecoming festivities Oct. 13-15. Pamplin alumni came together for a PAC Leadership Retreat, departmental advisory board meetings, an Accounting and Information Systems corporate-sponsored tailgate, a GBAC tour, a Hokie Talk featuring Department of Management Faculty Trey Lewis, and much more.
Article ItemBeth Osborne appointed Pamplin College of Business assistant dean for administration , article
A dedicated operations leader, Osborne has directed Pamplin's finance and administration functions since 2011, including the Business Service Center, which supports the college’s 12 centralized departments and centers and seven decentralized academic departments.
National Business Women’s Week
The third week in October is observed as National Business Women’s Week. This celebration highlights the accomplishments and achievements of women in the business.
For the first time in the college’s history, Pamplin has a female dean as well as women represented across various leadership positions. To celebrate, nearly two dozen women representing the college gathered together in the Pamplin atrium for the above photo.
Inside GBAC Spotlight: Data and Decision Sciences Building construction photos
Follow the link below to see more images from a recent tour of the Data and Decision Sciences Building construction site.
Save the Dates: Pamplin Sesquicentennial Feature Month - December 2022
Virginia Tech is marking the 150th anniversary of its founding with ongoing celebrations extending across the commonwealth, nation, and world from July 2021 through December 2022. Virginia Tech's finale month in December features Pamplin College of Business. Join the college and fellow alumni and friends for Pamplin Sesquicentennial events in your region and virtually. Please refer to the dates and locations below.
• November 30: Virtual Kickoff
• December 1: Northern California, The Candy Store
• December 7: Charlotte, Charlotte City Club
• December 8: New York City, TBD
• December 13: Richmond, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.
Pamplin College of Business Tailgate
Join Pamplin College of Business alumni and friends before the Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech 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.
The cost to attend is $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 6-12, and free for children 5 years old and younger. Pamplin F/S are free to attend. Registration is required.
Hahn Horticulture Garden Pavilion
Saturday, Nov. 5
3 hours prior to kickoff
Save the Date: Salute to Veterans Day
Please join us as we honor those Hokies who embody the spirit of Virginia Tech's motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). You may attend the live event at the Pamplin Atrium (Blacksburg), or watch virtually.
Friday, Nov. 11
Pamplin Atrium (Blacksburg)
Live Stream Available
Speaker event featuring Under Armour Chief Information Security Officer Alex Attumalil
Pamplin College of Business Security, Privacy, and Trust invites the Virginia Tech community to attend an exciting guest speaker event featuring Alex Attumalil, chief information security officer at Under Armour.
The event will take place virtually on Friday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. All members of the university community, including faculty, staff, and students, are encouraged to attend. Zoom details will be shared with registrants prior to the event.
Friday, Nov. 11
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.
- Finance's Malone receives 2022 Teaching Scholar Award for Large Class Teaching
- 2022 Pamplin Student Leadership Conference
- The Uber Data Breach Conviction Shows Security Execs What Not to Do
- Like fingerprints, our decisions make us more unique individuals
- Pamplin Executive Ph.D. graduate driven by curiosity
- Product safety education group partners with Virginia Tech in Washington, D.C., area
- 'More 2 Media' with France Belanger