News & Notices

      • May 01, 2019 Students launch apparel company to support charitable causes

        Three years ago, two Virginia Tech students decided to turn a passion for clothing and creativity into an enterprise that could help the community. Their idea became Zappy, a company selling T-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, and more for men and women.

      • Apr 10, 2019 Finance alumni seek to boost interest in banking studies and careers

        When Virginia Tech finance professor George Morgan suggested some years ago that two of his former students get to know one another, little did he know that the CEOs would later lead a merger to reconstruct something from their past: “a great Virginia-based regional bank,” like the ones they once worked for.

      • Apr 03, 2019 Finance Department award winners announced

        In conjunction with the Pamplin College of Business, the Department of Finance, Insurance, and Business Law has announced their 2019 undergraduate student award recipients. The department honorees, which are selected by the Finance Department Awards Committee in consultation with Interim Department Head John Easterwood, are Katie Kullman, Olivia Hsu, and Ashlynn Peters.

      • Mar 21, 2019 Pamplin donors were “In” for Giving Day 2019

        Hundreds of donors supported the Pamplin College of Business during the second annual Virginia Tech Giving Day. During the one-day fundraising event, which began at noon on Tuesday, March 19, and continued until noon on Wednesday, March 20, Pamplin alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends showed their support through donations – online and through various other avenues – as well as tireless promotion of the college throughout the event.

      • Mar 14, 2019 Pamplin students hosted at national conference

        Two Pamplin College of Business students were recently afforded the opportunity to attend the 2019 TD Ameritrade National LINC conference. Genna Coan, a finance and accounting dual-major from Chantilly, Va., and Kelly Lynch, a finance major from Smithtown, New York, were two of 63 National LINC Scholars selected to attend the conference as part of the RIA (registered investment advisors) NextGen program.

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      • Mar 05, 2019 Student award winners announced

        The Pamplin College of Business has announced the recipients of the 2019 undergraduate student awards. The winners are chosen by members of the Undergraduate Awards Committee, which consists of one representative from each of Pamplin’s seven departments. This year’s honorees are seniors Caroline Rector, Jack Holland, and Julisa Perdomo Santos.

      • Mar 04, 2019 Werth Testing Center helps students fully achieve access and success

        When the Werth Testing Center was dedicated in late January, a large contingent of students, faculty, staff, family, alumni, friends, and administration was present to show their appreciation to Robbie and Marianne Werth and their family, whose gift made the expanded center in Lavery Hall possible.

      • Feb 21, 2019 Greg Fansler completes term as president of Council of Alumni Marketing and Membership Professionals

        Greg Fansler, director of reunion programs for alumni relations, recently finished his third term as president of the Council of Alumni Marketing and Membership Professionals (CAMMP), an international organization that provides professional development and shared business practices for more than 450 alumni relations professionals representing 200 different institutions of higher education in areas of marketing and communication for alumni associations at colleges and universities.

      • Feb 01, 2019 Pamplin’s Award-Winning Alumni - 2018

        Scenes from Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business' Advisory Council meeting in Richmond, Va. on Thursday, December 6, 2018. (David Hungate/ Dominion Images Photography)

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      • Nov 05, 2018 Pamplin raises expectations, makes big strides

        The Pamplin College of Business has set its sights higher and made significant strides toward its goals of improving its student experience, faculty research productivity, and community engagement, Dean Robert Sumichrast told the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors in a presentation during its Nov. 5 meeting.

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      • Aug 28, 2018 Lockheed Martin on campus Sept. 4 and 5, job offers and virtual reality demos

        Lockheed Martin, developing critical technologies to solve global security issues, will be at the Inn at Virginia Tech on Sept. 4 and 5, 2018 to recruit a variety of engineering and buisness majors, including computer science, aerospace engineering, computer programming, software development, finance, and accounting.

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      • Jul 25, 2018 Roger Edelen joins finance faculty

        Roger Edelen has been appointed associate professor in the Department of Finance, Insurance, and Business Law at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business.

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      • Nov 08, 2017 John M. Pinkerton honored with emeritus status

        John M. Pinkerton, the SunTrust Professor of Finance in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of SunTrust Professor Emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.

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      • Oct 06, 2016 Virginia Tech and Schwab Advisor Services dedicate Charles Schwab Financial Planning Suite

        Virginia Tech and Schwab Advisor Services dedicated the Charles Schwab Financial Planning Suite in 302 Hutcheson Hall on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 10:30 a.m. The suite, which comprises classroom and informal meeting spaces, was created with a $200,000 gift from the Charles Schwab Foundation to enhance the learning experience for students in Virginia Tech’s undergraduate program in financial planning. Virginia Tech President Tim Sands, Pamplin College of Business Dean Robert Sumichrast, and Executive Vice President and Head of Schwab Advisor Services Bernie Clark spoke at the dedication. Attendees included faculty, students, alumni, and donors to the program.

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      • Apr 27, 2016 NYSE Closing Bell

        Virginia Tech President Tim Sands, Pamplin College of Business Dean Robert Sumichrast, and a group of alumni, including advisory board members of the Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange at 4 p.m. April 26 in celebration of the university’s initiatives in innovation and entrepreneurship.