Stories From 2019

Dec 20, 2019  |  Poole in the News

Rob Handfield Discusses Burning Topics in Supply Chain on Thomas Industry Podcast

Rob Handfield, professor of supply chain management and executive director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC), recently sat down with Tony Uphoff, founder and CEO of Thomas, for the Thomas Industry Update podcast.

Dec 18, 2019  |  Supply Chain

Gilead Sciences Operations Team Turns to NC State for Fresh Perspectives, Research Applications

A new partnership between the corporate operations team at Gilead Sciences and the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) is bringing together the academic insights and research applications of NC State students and thought leaders with a leading biopharmaceutical company.

Dec 18, 2019  |  Faculty and Staff

Poole College Study Measures Impact of Ventures Led by Women, People of Color

A new series of studies, funded by the Ford Foundation and led by Poole College faculty, examines the social and environmental impact of investment in ventures led by women and people of color.

Dec 18, 2019  |  Business Sustainability Collaborative

Home Depot’s Jarvis Pushes Practicality in MBA 582 Guest Lecture

Home Depot Chief Sustainability Officer Ron Jarvis gave a no-frills lecture about accomplishing corporate sustainability objectives in Jessica Thomas’ MBA 582: Sustainability and Business course Oct. 30 at Nelson Hall. Jarvis’ visit was part of a guest-lecturer series in MBA […]

Dec 17, 2019  |  Global Luxury Management

GLAM Program Gives Veteran Opportunity to Turn Passion Into Profession

Benjamin Lowry turned his passion for watches into a career through the Global Luxury Management Program at Poole College.

Dec 17, 2019  |  MBA

McLauchlan Leadership Series Celebrates 5th Year of Student Success

The McLauchlan Series heads into its fifth year at NC State as students reflect on their memorable program experience.

Dec 17, 2019  |  Alumni and Giving

Student-Teacher Relationship Turns Into Lifelong Friendship

Jon Allen and Donavon Favre began their decade-long relationship as student and teacher in the classroom at the Poole College of Management.

Dec 16, 2019  |  MBA

3-Time NC State Alumnus to Graduate With Jenkins MBA

Benjamin Tennant, a three-time NC State alumnus, will be among the graduating students of the Jenkins MBA Program and will be moving on in his career with Tethis after graduation.

Dec 13, 2019  |  Faculty and Staff

Lisa Chang Named 2019 Risley Entrepreneur of the Year

Lisa Chang, lecturer and director of technology entrepreneurship and commercialization (TEC) at the NC State Poole College of Management, was recently announced as the 2019 John S. Risley Entrepreneur of the Year at NC State.

Dec 12, 2019  |  Students

Poole Fall 2019 Graduates Prepared to Take Analytical, Entrepreneurial Skills Into Workforce

The Fall 2019 Poole College of Management Commencement ceremony Dec. 19 will celebrate the graduation of 489 students: nine will receive doctoral degrees, 146 master’s degrees and 334 bachelor’s degrees.