Last Day to Register for the Global Student Challenge – Students Attend for Free!

Today, August 27, 2010, is the last day to register for the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Challenge on September 2nd from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center.  Nine student teams from all over the world will compete for a $25,000 prize and the VTKW Global Challenge Trophy! 

Jim Flowers, Director of VT KnowledgeWorks, will lead a workshop on Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century on September 1st at The Hotel Roanoke.  

Students are invited and welcome to attend the competition on September 2 for FREE!

Students must reserve a spot today!  Please email or call her Lindsey Eversole,  [email protected]  540-443-9100.

Register today for the Workshop and Challenge!

Here's more about The Challenge and the schedule of events, the VTKW Global Student Challenge on Facebook, and where to register for the NCTC Fall Gala.


The VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Challenge is made possible thanks to the generous Global Challenge Event Sponsors, including COTA, G.J. Hopkins Inc., HCA VA Health System, Interactive Achievement, Novozymes, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Rackspace, TechLab, and The Branch Group Inc.

Virginia Tech Office of Outreach and International Affairs, Montgomery County, Virginia, Panera Bread, and Custom Catering will sponsor meals during the Global Challenge Celebration. 

Welcome bags presented to each student finalist are sponsored by University Bookstore/Volume II Bookstore, the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Downtown Blacksburg, Inc., Virginia Tech Graduate School, the Cranwell International Center at Virginia Tech, and Mountain Lake.

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