VT KnowledgeWorks prepares to host sixth Global Partnership Week

Global Student Challenge is set for Thursday, Aug. 20

BLACKSBURG, Va. - VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week is set to begin Sunday. The highlight of the event is next week's Global Student Challenge.

The VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week offers university students and faculty from all around the world the chance to come Blacksburg and Roanoke for an opportunity to collaborate, build partnerships and networks, and compete.

The competition is Thursday, Aug. 20, with the grand prize-winning team collecting $25,000.

Jim Flowers, executive director for VT KnowledgeWorks, was a guest on Fox 21/27 Morning News Monday to discuss this year's event.

More information can be found at http://www.vtkwglobal.com/.


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