Alumni Testimonials

Apr 26, 2021

Finding the Right Fit

Imani Starling-Brown always knew that she wanted to pursue a career in the fashion industry, but it wasn’t until she came to NC State that she knew which specific direction to take. While completing her bachelor’s degree in fashion and textile management, she stumbled upon a market that caught her eye.

Apr 13, 2021

Tapping into the Customer Experience

While some might not think there is much of a connection between the luxury industry and technology industry, Amanda Solomon found the knowledge she gained by participating in Poole College of Management’s Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) Program has helped her tremendously in her career as a part of tech-leader Cisco’s Customer Experience Organization.

Apr 6, 2021

Following the Trends

In a $1.4 trillion global industry, getting a foot in the door is no small feat. But with the Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) program, a dual master’s degree program through the Poole College of Management and the Skema Business School, Alex Simpson received an education that set her up for success in the apparel industry – and set her apart, too.

Mar 23, 2021

Luxury Goes Global

Carrie Sherron first heard about NC State’s Global Luxury and Management Program, a dual master’s degree program through the Poole College of Management and the Skema Business School, while working as an assistant manager for a local contemporary women’s clothing boutique in […]

Mar 15, 2021

Everyday Luxury

Lauren Ginsberg's love for the luxury industry swayed her decision to join the GLAM program and to excel in her current position with Athleta.

Mar 2, 2021

Making Waves

When Tia Taylor was searching for graduate programs, she wanted to find one that would build upon her bachelor’s degree in finance  – but set her apart, as well. She found that through the Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) program in Poole College.

Jan 30, 2018

Luxury program’s international focus leads to alumni’s global impact

Article originally published in the ‘Spotlight Feature” on WRAL Marquelle Turner-Gilchrist began his life far from where he is today, both physically and in regard to his lifestyle. He grew up in the small town of Johnsonville, N.C., an hour […]