ENEWS | September 1, 2017


Friday, September 15, 12-1:30 pm | Online Teaching Forum: Top Hat – Turn your students’ phones into learning tools, Nelson Board Room (3rd floor). Free lunch if you RSVP by noon Monday, September 11. RSVP online Note: In this forum, exclusively for PCOM faculty, three Poole professors who are using Top Hat, as well as with NC State’s Top Hat account manager, Kara Dingboom, will be presenting. Kara will be attending remotely using Zoom, while Jeff Pollack, Robin Thomas, and Paul Mulvey will be on site to talk about Top Hat with fellow faculty member.

About this resource: Top Hat is a comprehensive teaching platform that instructors can use to engage students both within and outside of the classroom with interactive slides, graded questions, customized content, videos, discussions, and polls. Students use smartphones, tablets, laptops, or ordinary cell phones to participate in Top Hat activities. More information from DELTA 

Save the Date for upcoming Poole College Online Teaching Forums: 12-1:30 pm: Oct. 20 and Dec. 6.

Guest Faculty Speaker | Sept. 29, 10 am, Nelson Hall Board Room. Sam Ransbotham, associate professor of information technology and analytics at Boston College, will be visiting Poole College and will give a talk on crowdsourcing and innovation using textual analysis. He also will be available for conversations during his visit. Ransbotham is a guest editor at the MIT Sloan Management Review and writes on the topics of analytics and innovation. Contact Richard Warr for additional information.  This presentation is open to faculty, staff and graduate students. Details here.


Harvey’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain: The Role of Analytics, a blog post by Rob Handfield, professor and director, Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, in his Supply Chain from the Field blog. Read here.

Faculty Research Award Recipient Profile: Umut Dur, assistant professor, Economics. Read here.

Introducing our 2017 Pride of the Wolfpack honorees. Read here.

KUDOS| Two research papers by Poole College accounting professors were recognized at the recent American Accounting Association conference.

  • American Taxation Association Section: Journal of Legal Tax Research – Outstanding Paper Award | David L. Baumer, Wade M. Chumney, and Roby B. Sawyers, “Insider Trading and IRC Section 6103(e)(1)(D)(iii)”
  • Professionalism and Ethics Committee and PI Section – 22nd Annual Ethics Research Symposium: Best Theoretical Research Award | Eileen Z. Taylor and Paul F. Williams, “Speculations about the Implications of the Pathways Vision for how we understand Accounting”

FYI | Degree name change: The Master in Global Innovation Management has officially become the Master of Management, effective fall 2017.  The Master of Management degree will serve as an umbrella for any new one-year graduate specialized master’s programs. Currently, the Global Luxury and Management program is the only specialization within this degree structure.


  • It’s time to nominate candidates for NC State’s Watauga Medal, the university’s highest non-academic award. The deadline is Sept. 27. Details here.
  • Record-breaking year in philanthropy. See if you can spot one of our profs in the video section on distinguished professorships. Read here.


Sept. 5, 6-8:00 PM | Alumni Entrepreneurs: Connecting Entrepreneurs to NC State Resources. The Friends of the Library and the NC State Alumni Entrepreneurs are partnering to shed light on how entrepreneurs from any industry can engage with the university to grow their business. Details here.

Sept. 7, 9 am-4 pm | Transfer Thursday – celebrating our transfer and CODA students with activities in 2150 Nelson (Advising, Global and Diversity) and 1133 Nelson (Career & Internship)

Sept. 7, 5:30-8:00 PM | Entrepalooza – NC State’s celebration of entrepreneurs and innovators. Details here.

Sept. 12 | Advancing Your Green Career. This panel discussion, moderated by Traci Rose Rider, coordinator for the Design Initiative for Sustainability and Heath, has been organized by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) at NC State. The panel is comprised of a diverse group of professionals from various fields and the discussion is designed to raise awareness of green career opportunities and to encourage student and emerging professionals to integrate sustainability principles into their work across all fields. Details on the BSC website.

Sept. 15, 2-5 pm | Poole Open House for Parents and Families Weekend (This is part of the campus-wide weekend, Sept. 15-17)

Sept. 11, 5:30-7:30 pm | Sustainable Spirits, Trophy Brewing Tap and Table, 225 S. Wilmington St. This is a casual monthly gathering for the sustainability community. It’s free, unstructured, and open to everyone interested in anything from renewable energy and civic engagement to green building. Details on the BSC website.

Sept. 15, 5:30-7:30 PM | NC State Women’s Center is hosting the 2017 Chocolate Festival, the 15th Annual NC State Chocolate Festival for Breast Cancer Research. Registration and details here. A portion of the proceeds go to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Volunteer opportunities are available as well. Contact Kimberly Zugay kdzugay@ncsu.edu for details.

Sept. 18, 6 – 8 PM | NC State Entrepreneurship + ExitEvent September Startup Social, Loading Dock Raleigh. Entrepreneurship Initiative and NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic students and other students will be networking with local entrepreneurs – including many alumni. Details here

Sept. 19, 8-9:00 AM | Alumni Entrepreneurs: Tech Companies Changing the World, Raleigh Convention Center. NC State’s Alumni Entrepreneurs Network (AEN) and Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures (OTCNV) partnered with CED to present four companies that are truly changing the world at CED’s Tech Venture Conference. Leaders from each company will share more about their journey, their story, and their company, followed by a short Q&A. The Alumni Entrepreneurs is an organization for current or previous business founders looking to become more deeply involved with entrepreneurship at NC State. Details here

Sept. 19, 5:30-8:30 pm | Poole College’s Fifth Annual Professional Development Expo. Details here,

Sept. 20, 4:30-5:30 pm | Poole College Executive Leadership Series presents George Kurian, CEO, NetApp, Nelson Hall Auditorium; encourage students to attend. Details and registration

Sept. 26, 5:30-7:30 pm | Poole College 25th Anniversary Celebration. Save the Date; details coming soon.

Sept. 28-29 | Overview of ERM Fundamentals Details and registration.

Sept. 29, 8:30-9:30 am| Innovations in Inclusion Breakfast for students, McKimmon Center. Registration and other details are on the ebillboards.

Sept. 29, 10 am – 3 pm | Poole College’s Fall Career and Internship Fair, McKimmon Center. Details here.

Oct. 12, 10 am – 3 pm | Study Abroad Fair, Talley Student Center. Details here

Oct. 18, 5:30-8:00 pm | Poole Career Development 7th Annual Etiquette DinnerDetails here

Oct. 29 – Nov. 3 | Red & White Week. Details here.

Oct. 30 – EY Invasion Day, 1-3 PM, Nelson Hall Commons and 6-8 PM, Advisory and networking social

Nov. 1, 4:30-5:30 pm | Poole College Executive Leadership Series presents Poole alumnus Matt Hong, COO, Turner Sports, Nelson Hall Auditorium. Details and registration.

Nov. 2 – 3 | Fall 2017 ERM Roundtable Summit PLUS NEW Pre-Roundtable Workshop. Details here.

Nov. 3 | 16th Annual Shelton Leadership ForumDetails here

Nov. 3 | Annual Homecoming Porch PartyDetails here

Nov. 11, 4:30-6:30 PM | Community of Nonprofit Scholars, Hunt Library. A presentation and discussion by Kathryn Hall-Trujillo on the challenges and accomplishments of leading the Birthing Project USA, with a casual buffet style dinner with presentation and conversation. Details here.

Nov. 29 | Supply Chain Resource Collaborative Fall 2017 Partners Meeting, Talley Student Unin, Mountains Ballroom. Details here.

Feb. 2 |  Poole College Spring Career and Internship FairDetails here

See the Poole College calendar for additional events.