VTKW Global Sponsor Showcase: SunTrust


SunTrust BanksSunTrust Banks, Inc., with total assets of $173.4 billion on December 31, 2012, is one of the nation's leading financial services holding companies.

Through its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the company provides deposit, credit, trust and investment services to a broad range of retail, business and institutional clients. Other subsidiaries provide mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, investment management, equipment leasing and capital markets services. Atlanta-based SunTrust enjoys leading positions in some of the most attractive markets in the United States and also serves clients in selected markets nationally.

SunTrust’s more than 1,600 retail branches and 2,900 ATMs are located primarily in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. In addition, SunTrust provides clients with a full selection of technology-based banking channels including online, state-of-the-art customer services centers, and through the latest mobile devices.

Thank you, SunTrust, for sponsoring the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week!

The VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week offers university students and faculty from all over the world a chance to collaborate, form partnerships, build their global networks, and congregate in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia. During this week-long celebration, elite student teams compete in a Global Student Business Concept Challenge as they pitch their business ideas for a $25,000 prize.

The Fourth Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week will be held August 18 – 24, 2013. 

Our Global Partnership Sponsors include Allegheny Logistics GroupBAE SystemsCCS-Inc.G.J. Hopkins Inc.Interactive Achievement, Inc.MeridiumMontgomery County, Virginia Economic Development DepartmentRackspacePhoenix Packaging OperationsSAICShentelStellarOne Bank,SunTrustTechLabThird SecurityThe Branch Group Inc.Virginia TechVirginia Tech Corporate Research CenterVPT, Inc.

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VT KnowledgeWorksVT KnowledgeWorks encourages and enables creative entrepreneurship world-wide, through innovative curriculum, local business resource centers, and a global network of cooperating regions, all focused on three essential contributors to success: clear understanding of fundamental business principles; access to timely, relevant information; and meaningful personal and corporate relationships. It is a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, supported by the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters are in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

VT KnowledgeWorks corporate sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&THarris Office FurnitureHodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C.Hutchison Law GroupLatimer IP Law, LLC LeClairRyanNew River Valley IP LawScience Applications International Corporation (SAIC)The Branch Group, and Wordsprint.

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