Founded in 1907
On April 21 2017 Volgograd branch of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics held the final round of the open All Russia intellectual Olympiad "Our heritage" among school students of 3-4 year. The final stage of the Olympiad, held since 2005 by Orthodox Saint Tihon Liberal Arts University, was carried out in Volgograd for the first time.
In 2017 the tasks, allowing students to demonstrate ability in knowledge, speed and quality of memory, speed of thinking in solving logic problems and analyzing texts, were United by the theme "Professions". The competition was attended by more than 160 students, representing 18 regions of Russia – from Kaliningrad to Nizhny Tagil. Volgograd and Volzhskiy represented 32 elementary school students.