ENEWS | February 16, 2018


  • Reminder: One of the many ways to communicate with the Dean’s Office is through the Virtual Suggestion Box, which is checked on a weekly basis. Click here.

College Meetings & Events

Feb. 21 | The Public School Advantage: Why Public Schools Outperform Private Schools – A Discussion with Authors and Researchers, co-hosted by the College of Education, Poole College of Management and College of Humanities and Social Sciences, 5-5:30 p.m., reception; 5:30-6:45 p.m., lecture, Park Shops 210

Feb. 23 | College meeting for faculty and EHRA staff, 2 – 3:30 p.m., 2405 Nelson. [Meeting materials for this meeting will be distributed by 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 21.]

Feb. 26 | Sisterhood Dinner: Speaking Truth through our Stories, an NC State Council on the Status of Women program. Poole College has several tables reserved for this annual dinner, with a supply of tickets. Faculty and staff interested in attending the dinner may contact Christine Ferrell. Those interested in inviting students may contact Tamah Morant for student tickets. See the full schedule and options for purchasing additional ticket once the college’s tables are full. See details here.

Mar. 1 | Celebrating and Discussing Privately Held Businesses in the Triangle, a panel discussion presented in partnership with The Wake Forest University Center for Private Business, 4-6 p.m., State View Hotel. This is a public event. Details here.

Apr. 4 | College meeting for faculty and EHRA staff, 2-3:30 p.m., 2405 Nelson

Apr. 4 | Spring Fling, 4:30-6 p.m. for all Poole College faculty and staff, Park Alumni Center

Apr. 5 | Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremony, 6 p.m. For details, contact Brian Peters or Alissa Dodds, undergraduate program advisors

Apr. 11 | SHRA staff lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m., Board Room [Updated]

Apr. 19 – 10 | Annual Leadership & Innovation Showcase, judging, 2:30-4 p.m.; public event, 4-6:00 p.m., Reynolds Coliseum, 2411 Dunn Ave, Raleigh NC

Apr. 26 | Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards Program. Breakfast, 9:30 a.m.; program, 10-11 a.m., Talley Student Union Ballroom. Details for this event are here. Register here. (Note: the time for this event has changed; if you previously registered and can attend at the new time, there is no need to re-register.) [This post was updated 2/19/18.]

May 10 | Jenkins Graduate Program Hooding Ceremony, Meymandi Concert Hall, downtown Raleigh, between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

May 11 | Chancellor’s Reception, honoring graduates, friends and family, 4-5:00 p.m.

May 12 | Poole College Commencement Ceremony following the University Commencement Ceremony, PNC Arena

Departments | Accounting

  • Accounting students continue their 2018 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance schedule: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on February 24; March 17 and April 14. Read more.

Departments | Business Management

  • Finance Workshops Series | 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Nelson Boardroom
    • February 16, Tony Cookson (University of Colorado)
    • March 16, 2018, Pat Akey (University of Toronto)
    • March 23, 2018, Yasser Boualam (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Departments | Economics

  • April 10| Jesse Tack, Topic: TBA (Kansas State University)
  • April 6 | Econometrics Workshop, Yonghong An (Texas A & M): TBA

Programs | Office of Undergraduate Programs

  1. Feb. 24 | Office of Undergraduate Programs’ Make a Date session for admitted students; the first session was held Feb. 17

Programs | MAC Program

  • March 15-16 – MAC Fellowship Candidate Interviews & Networking
  • March 16 – MAC New Student Advising & Welcome Reception – Class of 2019

Programs | MBA Program

  • Mar. 5 – 7 Spring MBA Residency #1, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Carter-Finley Stadium
  • Mar. 8-10 Spring MBA Residency #2, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Carter-Finley Stadium
  • Mar. 7 – MBA Lunch & Learn, 12-1 p.m., RTP campus

Programs | Global Luxury Management

Apr. 5 – Information session, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Nelson 4210

Apr. 19 – Information session, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Talley Student Union

Feb. 22, Mar. 14 , May 23  –  Webinars, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Centers & Initiatives | Enterprise Risk Management Details at erm.ncsu.edu

  • Feb. 22-23 | Spring 2018 Advanced ERM workshop: Evaluating your Organization’s Approach.
  • Mar. 22-23 | Overview of Enterprise Risk Management Fundamentals: The Basics of Launching ERM for Strategic
  • Apr. 26-27 | Spring 2018 Pre-ERM Roundtable Workshop and Roundtable Summit

Centers & Initiatives | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

  • Apr. 19-20 | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting. Details here.

Diversity and Inclusion | NC State and Poole College continue to celebrate Black History Month. Check out the Black Wall Street exhibit in the third floor display case in Nelson Hall, next to the auditorium, and read about Black History Month activities across campus here:

Student Competition | Remind students of the opportunity to participate in the Blockchain Competition. Details here.

Recent Headlines

  • Professor Robert Handfield: Curiosity Drives His Quest for Knowledge; the SCRC Reflects His Commitment to Teaching Read here.
  • Poole Accounting Undergraduate Students Explore Summer Leadership Program Options, Meet Firms at Career-building Events – Read here.
  • Richard Warr, professor of finance and business management department head, discusses why stocks hate inflation in his post on the blog, The Conversation.
  • Students, Profs Go to School on Saturday for Blockchain Training Read here.
  • MAC Grads ‘Hit the Ground Running’ with Their Careers Read here.

Poole College In the News

  • Poole College undergrads Sophia Stoddard and Tyler Smith are winners of the inaugural Library Leaders Scholarships. Learn more.
  • NC State Jenkins Online MBA Ranked #19 by Poets & Quants. Details here
  • Professor Richard Warr’s discussion of stocks and inflation was posted on MoneyWeb. Read here.
  • A research paper about diversity and innovation by professors Mayer and Richard Warr, and Jing Zhao of Portland State University, was published on IAM Media. Read here.
  • Richard Warr was quoted in a February 13 story by American Public Media’s Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal program last week, discussing bonds, in the second segment here.
  • Startups get needed boost from NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic.  Read here.
  • Entrepreneurship Clinic Training MBA Students while Growing Local Business  Read here.
  • Roy Cordato, teaching assistant professor of economics at Poole College, discusses supply side tax policy and Keynesian economics in this Mises Institute post, Government “Stimulus:” The Real Trickledown Economics Read here. 
  • Equipping Leaders, Encouraging Service: Programs delivered by NC State Executive Education, based in Poole College, through the Shelton Leadership Center are mentioned in this article. Read more. 
  • Stocks Hate Inflation – Here’s Why, a commentary by Richard Warr, professor of finance, was posted on MoneyWeb. Read here.

Campus Notes & Events

  • Diversity is critical to NC State’s mission. Learn more about how we embrace diversity here.

Awards and Grants Deadlines

  • Submit DELTA grants proposals, Mar. 26 – Apr. 27. Faculty and those working with instructional design and technology are invited to sign up for consultations and info sessions. Details.
  • 12th annual Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards. Recipients will be announced at the awards program on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the Piedmont Ballroom, Talley Student Union. Details.
  • Submit nominations for NC State University Awards for Excellence. Details.
  • Nominations for the Jackson Rigney International Service Award and the Outstanding Global Engagement Award are due Feb. 22. Details here.
  • Nominations are being accepted for the NC State Green Brick Awards which recognize those who have made campus or the community a better, more sustainable place. Nominations are being accepted through March 16 in the following categories: student, staff member, faculty member, department or student organization, and innovation/impact. Learn more and nominate at go.ncsu.edu/thegreenbrick

Check out the latest news from the Provost’s Corner. His February updates are here and event information, here. You can follow the Office of the Provost via Twitter at https://twitter.com/NCStateProvost

Feb. 20 | Active Learning Strategies in the Higher Ed Classroom, 3:30 p.m., Center for Technology and Innovation. Details: http://bit.ly/2qsD69j .

Feb. 21. | Wolfpack Way of Life Wellness Fair, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Talley Student Union Ballroom. Details, 

Feb. 26| Diversity Dialogue on current and common diversity and inclusion issues being discussed on campus, in the Witherspoon Student Center Cinema, 3-5 p.m. Learn more.

Mar. 15 | NCStateGlobal‘s Passport Services’ Passport Fair, open to students, employees, and the public. This year, profits from the fair will go to support international student scholarships. Learn more.

Now – Feb. 28 | NCStateOIT continues its celebration of Data Privacy Month. Learn how to keep your data safe here.

Feb. 22 | Should Oprah run for president? That question is at the heart of this year’s Impact of Religion Lecture, “Oprah 2020: The Problem of Celebrity and Politics in America.” The speaker, Kathryn Lofton, is professor of religious studies, American studies and history at Yale University, where she is also chair of the Department of Religious Studies and Deputy Dean for Diversity and Faculty Development. All are welcome, 4:30 p.m. 434 Daniels Hall.

Feb. 22 | There is a Xenophobe Among Us: Diversity and Inclusivity on College Campuses, 5-6:30 p.m., Witherspoon Student Center Washington Sanofka Room