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March 22: The Pamplin Pulse

A special 'Thank You' from Pamplin students for Giving Day 2023

For the third year in a row, the Pamplin College of Business outpaced all Virginia Tech colleges and units on Giving Day, with 2,683 unique donors – a 16 percent increase from 2022 – giving $2,556,240 in support of the college, both new Giving Day records. Virginia Tech shattered previously set Giving Day records, bringing in over $9.6 million in support from 16,841 unique donors, including some from as far away as Australia.

Watch the video for a special message from Pamplin students to our 219 Pamplin ambassadors and all of our generous Giving Day 2023 donors!

Sesquicentennial spotlight: NYC alumni panel

Ahead of Hokies on Wall Street in April, hear about the growing presence of Hokies in the New York finance community and the power of the Virginia Tech network from Pamplin alumni Julian Eugensen '12, Shannon Keye '19, and Sudharsan “Suddy” Sriram '18.

Upcoming Events

Black Alumni Reunion

April 14–16

The Black Alumni Reunion is returning April 14–16. Join us for what will be a fun and truly memorable reunion. The event is a long awaited opportunity and our first in-person celebration since 2018.

We will host our awards ceremony and hear from campus leaders. You’ll also get to meet our Black Alumni Society executive committee and learn more about the society, which works to serve our more than 10,000 strong Black alumni community

Together we will commemorate milestones, enjoy camaraderie, meet current students, and recognize the achievements of Black Hokies. Please plan to attend and have fun. We look forward to seeing you this spring!

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Women's Entrepreneurship Round Table Conference

Friday, March 24
Registration begins at 11 a.m.

Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center
Training and Event Center
1691 Innovation Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Join us for an Inspiring Weekend of Empowering Hokie Women! The Women's Entrepreneurship Round Table Conference is a free day-long event designed to celebrate and support women in business.

This event is open to all women business leaders, entrepreneurs, and male allies who are interested in learning and networking with others who share a passion for developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders, discussing wicked problems and the future of work, and collaborating on innovative ideas.

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Wells Fargo Speaker Series: Marriott's Ty Breland

Monday, March 27
6 p.m.

Assembly Hall
Holtzman Alumni Center

The Pamplin community is invited to attend a fireside chat on Monday, March 27 featuring Ty Breland, '98, '01, '04, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Marriott International, Inc. Breland will speak to his career and how his Virginia Tech experiences have helped shape his professional trajectory.

The discussion will be facilitated by Robin Russell, Pamplin interim dean, and Phil Xiang, department head and associate professor for the Howard Feiertag Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management.

The event is open to all Virginia Tech students, faculty and staff, and alumni.

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Hokies on Wall Street
Thursday, April 20
6-8:30 p.m.

225 Liberty Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10281

Cost is $10 to attend and includes a $5 gift to the Global Business Analytics Complex. There is no charge for current Faculty, Staff, and Students. We have also provided an option at checkout to make an additional gift to the Global Business Analytics Complex for those who would like to do so.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Amy Transue at 540-231-2107 or during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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Upcoming Young Alumni Events

Charlotte Young Alumni Evening with the Charlotte Checkers
Wednesday, March 29
7 p.m.

Bojangles Coliseum
2700 E. Independence Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28205

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Triangle Young Alumni Happy Hour
Tuesday, March 28
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Clouds Brewing Raleigh
126 N. West St., Raleigh, NC 27603

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