Lonnie C. Poole Jr. College of Management at North Carolina State University

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About the College of Management at NC State University

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Welcome to the North Carolina State University Poole College of Management.

At the Poole College of Management, we combine academic scholarship with real-world experience to create knowledge, teach students, and work with industry partners. We understand what industry demands of our students and also understand the challenges that businesses face every day.  We bring applied research, analytics, and technological expertise to the classroom. 

As such, we have embraced the Think and Do ethos at NC State and have designed a curriculum at all levels that encourages a high level of engagement with industry. 

We are grounded in innovation, entrepreneurship, and corporate engagement and we work hard to ensure that the Poole College education is a relevant and hands-on experience for our students, ensuring that they are career ready for their future. 

We invite you to learn more about our people, our programs, our partnerships, and our foundation within NC State. As you explore, please do not hesitate to contact me or other members of our academic and administrative teams for additional information.  


Annette L. Ranft
Ph.D., Dean and Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Dean’s Chair

NC State College of Management Campus Box 8614, Raleigh, NC 27617