November 21: The Pamplin Pulse
Message of thanks from Dean Saonee Sarker
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I want to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude to (and appreciation for) each of you. I am grateful for the extraordinary community that we have built together here at Pamplin, and I am excited about our future. I plan to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with my family and great food as well as enjoy some downtime and get recharged. I hope you do too and please stay safe.
13 Questions, featuring Dean Sarker
Get to know the Saonee Sarker, Richard E. Sorenson Dean of Pamplin College of Business, in her own Vogue-style interview! PRISM, Pamplin’s faculty-led, student-run advertising agency, took a spin on Vogue’s iconic 73 Questions campaign. Check it out to learn more about our incredible Dean Sarker ... both inside and outside of her role within Pamplin College of Business!
Article ItemA message from President Tim Sands before the start of Thanksgiving break , article
As Hokies, we pursue a mission to connect our university and the commonwealth with talent and partners around the globe in the spirit of Ut Prosim, with a responsibility to be a constructive and positive force in the world.
Article ItemPamplin celebrates with Salute to Veterans Day , article
The Pamplin College of Business held its third annual “Salute to Veterans Day: The Embodiment of Ut Prosim (That I May Serve)” on Thursday, November 9.
Article ItemHow certain media talks about artificial intelligence may have everything to do with political ideology , article
In the recently published research “Partisan Media Sentiment Toward Artificial Intelligence,” authors from the Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business – Angela Yi, Shreyans Goenka, and Mario Pandelaere – found that articles from liberal-leaning media have a more negative sentiment toward AI than articles from conservative media.
Article ItemCelebrating National Native American Heritage Month: An interview with Kristin Lamoureux , article
Kristin Lamoureux, collegiate associate professor with the Howard Feiertag Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the Pamplin College of Business and director of the MSBA-HTM graduate program, recently sat down with Jamie Fonseca, a junior majoring in Business Information Technology, and discussed her research on Indigenous communities at the Ati: Wa:oki Indigenous Community Center.
Article ItemVoices of Privacy partners with WDBJ7 for exclusive monthly segment , article
Voices of Privacy is thrilled to share that they have been selected by news station WDBJ7 to produce a monthly segment which will air every second Thursday of the month.
Article ItemMBA Advisory Board member finds a home at Virginia Tech , article
Marshall Kregg, a graduate of both the Pamplin College of Business’s MBA program and the Online Master of Information Technology program, serves as a member of the MBA Advisory Board.
Article ItemPamplin’s Office for DEIB hosts its first-ever Global Etiquette Dinner , article
The Pamplin College of Business Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) held its first-ever Global Etiquette Dinner on October 18, 2023, at the Inn at Virginia Tech. In partnership with Pamplin’s International Programs, the event brought together students, faculty, staff, global mentors, and corporate partners from all backgrounds to learn more about business etiquette and how it varies throughout the world.
Article ItemVirginia Tech’s global impact: Dropping in on Hokies studying and working around the world , article
On any given day, in every corner of the world, Virginia Tech students, faculty, staff, and alumni are making a profound impact. As the university celebrates International Education Week, we check in with some of those Hokies embodying the university’s commitment to international education and engagement.
Engage with the PUMP Alumni Mentoring Program
The mission of the Pamplin Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PUMP) is to provide support to students with their transition into and through college by connecting them with resources to help them develop academically, personally, and professionally in the classroom and in their careers.
Programming at each level is tailored to students in their current academic year and stage of their career readiness. PUMP peer mentors are carefully selected and trained to offer advice and guidance while providing their own student perspective on the Pamplin experience.
Please follow the link below to learn more about PUMP and to complete a questionnaire so that we can best match you with one of our PUMP participants.
Pamplin Fall Commencement Breakfast
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 15
University Club of Virginia Tech
South End Zone - East
185 Beamer Way
Blacksburg, VA 24060
The Pamplin College of Business cordially invites you and your guests to attend a continental breakfast honoring fall 2023 Pamplin graduates and their families. This breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will precede the 10:30 a.m. commencement ceremony.
In order to get to the South End Zone Club East, proceed to Gate 2 in the South End Zone of Lane Stadium. Enter the doors to the right of the stairs and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. Turn right and head down the hallway to access the East End Zone Club.
Giving Day 2024
Noon to Noon
Feb. 21-22, 2024
Giving Day 2024 is coming fast, scheduled to be held between noon, Feb. 21, 2024, and noon, Feb. 22, 2024. This annual celebration of philanthropy is expected to be bigger and better than any Giving Day that has come before!
The success of Giving Day is dependent on the help from our outstanding Giving Day Ambassadors. Ambassador signups will begin in mid-January when the 2024 Giving Day site goes live. Until then, prospective Ambassadors can text HokieAmbassador (one word) to 51555 to be notified when Ambassador signups are live.
Please stay tuned to the Pamplin Pulse as more Giving Day information becomes available!
Select recent appearances of Pamplin College of Business faculty, students, and alumni in the news, as well as recent announcements and college notes.
- Planning a holiday shopping budget is the best way to navigate the season, says Virginia Tech experts
- To avoid travel problems this holiday season, expert says to plan ahead
- Pamplin welcomes new faculty members
- Voices of Privacy looks into safe online shopping
- Experts assess states’ case in lawsuit against Meta over youth mental health concerns