February 14: The Pamplin Pulse
THIS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY: Giving Day 2023
One Day. One Mission. Our Mission. Are you ready to play the game, #PamplinHokies? Wednesday, Feb. 15, kicks off Virginia Tech’s annual 24-hour fundraising sprint, Giving Day! Watch Pamplin’s Giving Day kick-off video to hear about how your contributions will make an impact and to get excited!
Article ItemVoices of Privacy aims to raise awareness, spur action about information privacy , article
Launched by Pamplin College of Business faculty France Bélanger and Donna Wertalik, the first-of-its-kind initiative combines webisodes and resources to highlight current issues about information privacy and solutions for those seeking to enhance their knowledge.
Article ItemVirginia Tech alumna Ronda Puryear appointed chair of National Apartment Association , article
Puryear, an industry leader who earned a degree in management in 1981, is highly engaged with the Virginia Tech community through leadership roles on the Property Management Advisory Board within the Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management.
Article ItemVirginia Tech-Germanna Community College partnership to increase access to cybersecurity education , article
The agreement will play a key role in engaging a broader and more diverse student population in the cybersecurity talent pipeline in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area through a guided transfer partnership program.
Article ItemBarrett & Judy: A Hokie Love Story , article
These two Hokies found more than just business knowledge and skills during their MBA program. They found love.
Article ItemFrance Bélanger earns top recognition from Association for Information Systems for research excellence , article
Bélanger continues to play a preeminent role in advancing research in the fields of information systems, technology management, and security and privacy on a global scale.
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Learn why it has never been a more exciting time to be a Pamplin Hokie
Pamplin is committed to providing students with a world-class business school education, conducting impactful research, and creating an inclusive community with purpose. Learn more about how the college is actualizing this mission at the links below.
Giving Day 2023
Noon to Noon
Wednesday, Feb. 15, to Thursday, Feb. 16
Giving Day 2023 is just around the corner! On Giving Day 2022, the Pamplin College of Business community showed up en masse with 2,311 unique donors giving over $2.4 million to the college, topping all other Virginia Tech units. Can we do it again?
Interested in getting involved in Giving Day 2023? Become a Giving Day Pamplin Ambassador! Text “VTAmbassador” to 51555 or visit the Pamplin Giving Day page.
Black Alumni Happy Hour with special alumni host André Davis
Yardbird Table and Bar
Join Pamplin College of Business and the Black Alumni Society at a Black Alumni Happy Hour with special alumni host André Davis! Enjoy good food and drinks alongside Black alumni friends old and new. Cost is $10 per person and includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and two drink tickets. Register today as space is limited.
2023 Pamplin Awards nominations open
Facilitated by the Pamplin Society, the Pamplin Awards recognize alumni, corporate engagement, and contributions to Pamplin and our students. The 2023 nomination period is open. Nominate an individual or corporate partner who you think is deserving of recognition by Pamplin and its alumni, students, and faculty. Award categories include Ut Prosim Service Award, Rising Young Alum Award, Mentorship Award, and Corporate Ambassador Award.
Nominations are due by March 10, 2023.
Ex Lapide Alumni Society Strategic Planning Session
Noon to 6 p.m.
Holtzman Alumni Center
Second Floor Boardroom
All Virginia Tech alumni are invited to join a strategic discussion on what engagement with Virginia Tech's LGBTQIA+ alumni community should look like. The event will include in-person (including lunch, planning session, and happy hour) and virtual formats.
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 alum Trevor Cone teeing it up against the best on PGA Tour
- E-Anxiety, the anxiety that drives us to check emails even on vacation
- 40 Under 40: Pamplin's Jennifer Tortora
- Virginia Tech earns top placements in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 online rankings
- Pamplin alumnus Jay Ives included in Forbes’ 30 under 30