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About Virginia Tech Business

Fall 2019

Virginia Tech Business is published twice a year by:
Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech
1030 Pamplin Hall (0209)
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-6601
Web: www.pamplin.vt.edu

Address changes: jodi70@vt.edu
Editorial inquiries and story suggestions: sookhan@vt.edu

In this magazine, alumni, with some exceptions, are identified by degree and the year it was received.

Robert T. Sumichrast

Assistant Dean of Advancement
Elizabeth Mitchell

Sookhan Ho

Uncork-it Inc.

Feature Writers
Sookhan Ho, Barbara Micale


Mike Guirguis/EY, David Hungate, Brett Lemon, Chris Marano, Shawn Sprouse, Jim Stroup, Charlie Whitescarver

Distribution manager
Jodi Jennings

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Virginia Tech’s nationally ranked Pamplin College of Business offers undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting and information systems, business analytics, business information technology, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, marketing, and real estate. Pamplin emphasizes data analytics and decision sciences, entrepreneurship that leads to innovation and innovative companies, programs that promote sustainable global prosperity, and an inclusive, collaborative community. It is named in honor of two alumni: the late Robert B. Pamplin, retired chairman of Georgia-Pacific, and businessman, author, and philanthropist Robert B. Pamplin Jr.    


You can support the Pamplin College of Business through your estate, through your retirement account, or with a gift that produces lifetime income for you.
To learn more, please call Elizabeth Mitchell at
800-533-1144 or email elizhm@vt.edu.

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