Stories From 2018

Feb 22, 2018  |  Students

Poole College Marketing Students Credit AMA Chapter, Profs for Success in Virtual Competition

Students in virtual marketing competition credit their profs, NC State AMA membership for knowledge, skills that helped them win.

Feb 21, 2018

Words of Wisdom: The Role of the Board in Risk Oversight

This article in Financier Worldwide – about the role of the board – cites risks identified in the study conducted by the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative at Poole College and Protiviti. The stock-in-trade of the board is guidance. In today’s risk […]

Feb 21, 2018

Opinion – Cryptocurrency on Campus: Wait and See

Richard Warr, professor of finance, comments on cryptocurrency in this story by the Technician at NC State.  Read the story here.

Feb 18, 2018

These NC State Grads Want to Make Diapers Greener

NC State Jenkins MBA alumnus Scott Bolin and the startup Tethis he founded with other NC State grads, has received its largest round of funding – $17.6 million – to help scale up commercial production of Tethex, its biodegradable alternative […]

Feb 16, 2018  |  Industry

With $17.6M Boost, Raleigh’s Tethis Looks to Commercialize its Diaper Technology

With a new $17.6 million funder, salt-sucking sponge startup Tethis is a step closer to changing the diaper industry forever, says co-founder and CEO Scott Bolin in this Triangle Business Journal story. Bolin is an alumnus of the NC State Jenkins MBA program. Read […]

Feb 16, 2018  |  MBA

NC State Jenkins Online MBA Ranked #19 by Poets & Quants

NC State Jenkins Online MBA ranked #19 in inaugural Poets & Quants ranking of online MBA programs.

Feb 16, 2018  |  Accounting

Jenkins MAC December Grads ‘Hit the Ground Running’ with Their Careers

Students graduating from the NC State MAC program discuss the real life application of their knowledge as they head out into the world and secure full-time jobs.

Feb 15, 2018  |  Industry

Professor Robert Handfield: Curiosity Drives His Quest for Knowledge; the SCRC Reflects His Commitment to Teaching

Seeing the importance of integrating suppliers, procurement, logistics, order fulfillment and customers has led Prof. Handfield to a lifetime pursuit of teaching and research interests.

Feb 15, 2018  |  Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Clinic Training MBA Students while Growing Local Business

NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic trains students to be entrepreneurial thinkers, and runs a clinic that solves real problems for its clients. 

Feb 15, 2018

Government “Stimulus:” The Real Trickledown Economics

The terms trickledown economics has been used in the news media lately. Roy Cordato, teaching assistant professor of economics at Poole College, discusses that as well as supply side tax policy and Keynesian economics in this Mises Institute post. Cordato […]