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Year: 2017

Photo of Fay Cobb Payton, professor of information systems and technology and University Faculty Scholar at the NC State Poole College of Management

Dec 11, 2017

Fay Cobb Payton to Serve as NSF Director in 2018

Fay Cobb Payton, Poole College professor of information systems and technology, joins NSF Division of Computer and Network Systems in January 2018 for one-year appointment. 

Dec 8, 2017

What Will Fallout Be for Execs in 2018: Q/A from NCSU Risk Management Survey

WRAL Techwire followed up on the results of a global survey asking top executives what they consider will be their greatest risk management threats for 2018. Results of the survey, conducted by Mark Beasley, Deloitte Professor of Enterprise Risk Management and founding director of the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative in the NC State Poole College of… 

Dec 7, 2017

CVS Made a $69 Billion Bet It Can Become the First Place You Go When You’re Sick

The $69 billion deal creates a new type of company that includes a health insurer, a retail pharmacy, and a company that negotiates prescription drug prices with drugmakers called a pharmacy benefits manager, according to this Business Insider news story. Robert Handfield, Bank of American University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at Poole College,… 

Photo of city skyline

Dec 7, 2017

Speed of Technology Advancements, Resistance to Change Seen as Top Risks for Businesses Worldwide, Protiviti-NC State ERM Initiative Survey Finds

Disruptive innovations, digital transformation among top concerns for board members and executives, according to sixth annual global Executive Perspectives on Top Risks Survey by ERM Initiative and Protiviti. 

Dec 2, 2017

Firm Started by NC State Alumnus Scott Bolin Raises Funds toward $2.5M Goal

WRAL TechWire reports that the biochemicals startup Tethis has added another $500,000 toward its $2.5M funding push. The company evolved from Tethis founder Scott Bolin’s coursework while a student in the NC State Jenkins MBA program. Read the story here. 

Mike Constantino '84 talks with Poole College

Nov 30, 2017

Spreading a Culture of Philanthropy

NC State alum Mike Constantino shares his story about the impact of paying forward the gift of higher education. 

Raleigh roadways at night

Nov 27, 2017

IBM Case Study Webinar: How AI Can Revolutionize Your Supply Chain NOW

Robert Handfield, Bank of America Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at Poole College, summarizes IBM Case Study about impact of AI on supply chain decision-making. 

Kenneth Torok, Poole College alumnus and NC State Alumni Association 2017 Evening of Stars honoree.

Nov 27, 2017

NC State Alumni Association Honors Global Supply Chain Exec Ken Torok

Poole College alumnus Kenneth Torok ('75) shares depth of industry, global business insight as a frequent guest speaker at Poole College. 

Nov 27, 2017

Cyber Monday Trends

Professor Stacy Wood discusses Cyber Monday trends in consumer behavior and potential impacts. 

Winnona Swaze, in the Jenkins MBA Part-time Program, was among the first of the 2018 McLauchlan Fellows to state their goals as they introduced themselves.

Nov 20, 2017

NC State Poole College Announces 2018 McLauchlan Fellows

A generous gift to Poole College made by Russ and Cara McLauchlan in 2015 supports the ongoing McLauchlan Leadership Series for select NC State Jenkins MBA students.