April 18: The Pamplin Pulse
Black Alumni Reunion: Living Our Legacy
The Black Alumni Reunion: Living Our Legacy was held in Blacksburg April 14-16, marking the event's first in-person celebration since 2019. Interim Dean Robin Russell helped kick off the reunion with remarks, followed by Janice Branch Hall, associate dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, who discussed how Pamplin is working to build a model inclusive community, one of the college's strategic priorities.
In addition to the Virginia Tech Influential Black Alumni Awards, the fun and memorable reunion was a time to commemorate milestones, meet with current students, and enjoy camaraderie with fellow Hokies.
Article ItemMarriott’s Breland discusses future of HTM during Wells Fargo Distinguished Speakers Series event , article
Ty Breland ’98, M.S. ’01, Ph.D. ’04, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Marriott International, Inc., spoke to the future of the workplace and hospitality industry during the Wells Fargo Distinguished Speakers Series event hosted by Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business on March 27.
Article ItemPamplin College of Business hosts its first-ever Women’s Summit , article
The theme of the event, developed by Pamplin's Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, was "Claiming Your Seat at the Table."
Article ItemVirginia Tech faculty Alan Abrahams spotlights consumer safety research on international stage , article
Abraham's primary research focuses on gleaning product safety concerns from online consumer postings, product reviews, and discussion forums to improve safety for vulnerable populations such as senior citizens.
Article ItemPamplin seniors reach class gift goal through 'launch' party , article
The Pamplin New Alumni Launch Party hosted over 150 soon-to-be-graduates at Eastern Divide Brewing Company on Thursday, March 23.
Article ItemGraduate students, mentors honored at annual Graduate Education Week awards reception , article
The Graduate School recognized award-winning master's and doctoral degree students and faculty mentors at the annual event held during Graduate Education Week 2023.
Article ItemExecutive Ph.D. program adds a ‘bonus’ to lecturer's instruction , article
Stuart Urban’s path leading from a career in industry to one in academia started in 2012 when he began teaching a part-time course, Quantitative Financial Analysis, at Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.
Hokies on Wall Street
Thursday, April 20
225 Liberty Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10281
Join the Pamplin College of Business in NYC for Hokies on Wall Street! Enjoy an exciting short program featuring industry experts and network with fellow Hokies.
Registration is $10, which includes heavy hor d'oeuvres and cocktails, as well as a $5 donation to the Global and Business and Analytics Complex fund. Space is limited, so register today!
Security, Privacy, and Trust speaker event with Jason R. Miller
Friday, April 21
ISERC (in-person) or via Zoom
Pamplin College of Business Security, Privacy, and Trust invites all faculty and students to a guest speaker event with Jason R. Miller, board advisor at TruVue Analytics and previously senior vice president and chief information officer for Pediatrix (formerly known as Mednax, National Medical Group).
Pamplin College of Business alumnus, Jason R. Miller, returns to his alma mater to discuss his experiences as a chief information officer (CIO) for Pediatrix.
Alumni Weekend 2023
Alumni Weekend is an exciting tradition alumni look forward to all year long. Join us to celebrate your class reunion, reconnect with your student organization and friends, and meet new Hokies! Return to Blacksburg to explore campus, have fun, and learn.
Registration includes access to all scheduled events, including tours and sessions, plus meals, happy hours, and drinks! When you sign up, the weekend is all inclusive. We’ll handle the fun, food, and more.
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's lost class ring returned after 25 years underground
- If It’s Advertised to You Online, You Probably Shouldn’t Buy It. Here’s Why
- Pamplin's Donna Wertalik talks TikTok security concerns
- How to make the most of duty-free airport stores
- Finance's George Morgan talks SVB failure: ‘Don’t panic’