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December 14: The Pamplin Pulse

Holiday Greetings from Dean Saonee Sarker

As we embrace the spirit of the holiday season, we are thrilled to share a heartfelt message with you from Pamplin College of Business Dean Saonee Sarker.

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Pamplin alumni "Day in the Life" video

In this #DayintheLife video, Pamplin alumnus Sandy Bass ’12 gives us a tour of his job at Disney ABC!

Pamplin Awards: Call for nominations

The Pamplin Society is facilitating the 2024 Pamplin Awards, and we encourage you to nominate an individual or corporate partner you think is deserving of recognition by Pamplin and its fellow alumni, students, and faculty. The awards were created to recognize alumni and corporate engagement and contributions to Pamplin and our students.

The following awards invite nominations which will then be reviewed by Dean Saonee Sarker for final selection:

  • Rising Alumni Award – alumni within the last 10 years who have achieved distinguished recognition in their career and rendered service to Pamplin and/or Virginia Tech since graduation.
  • Mentoring Award – a distinguished alumnus who consistently embodies the spirit of mentorship of Pamplin students and/or graduates and those in their local community.
  • Ut Prosim Award – a distinguished alumnus who has rendered service to the community and demonstrated a proven track record in the spirit of Virginia Tech’s motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).
  • Corporate Ambassador Award – recipient is a company that has demonstrated ongoing support of Pamplin’s mission and its students.

The nominations will remain open through March 1, and we need your help! Please take a moment to review and share the call for nominations and this exciting opportunity to recognize efforts that are making a difference for Pamplin and our students.

More upcoming events

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.

Register Today>>

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!

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