This article was originally published in the Fall 2021 edition of the Poole Business Magazine.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement Released
Our statement is more than just words. It is a commitment to the work that has been done and the work that is still needed to do to make sure that every person is welcomed and included at Poole College.
1,070+ Students Graduated in
Degrees issued: 795 undergraduate;
122 master of business administration;
102 master of accounting;
43 master of management, global luxury;
9 master of economics;
3 doctorate in economics.
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$54,647 Average Undergraduate
For undergraduate programs alumni across accounting, business management and economics majors — an eight percent increase since 2016.
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20 Students Enrolled in New Marketing Analytics Program
Our innovative curriculum in the Master of Management, Marketing Analytics Program focuses on business analytics, marketing and business skills and practical experience – all in a hands-on learning environment.
As of August, 24 Poole College students are studying abroad this fall in 11 countries, including France, Germany, Japan and Spain.
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5% Overall Enrollment Growth
Driven by undergraduate and master’s programs, primarily Jenkins MBA and Jenkins MAC.
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$2.5M+ in Revenue and
Generated in 2020 by teams still in business that participated in the Andrew Launch Accelerators (ALA) –– a 14-week summer program where NC State startup founders get to work on their concepts and build their companies.
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1st Successful Exit for a Student Startup
Startup WAAM (stands for “We Are a Movement”) –– an app for top fitness trainers to capitalize on their business –– started by Karly Pavlinac (‘17) was acquired by The St. James, a D.C.-based sports, entertainment and wellness complex.
B Corp Clinic
In 2020-21, 64 MBA and MAC students worked on practicum projects to improve the companies’ social and environmental impact using the B Corp standards as an organizing framework.
Faculty Diversity: 38% are Female, 12% — Underrepresented Minorities
Among tenure, tenure-track and professional faculty.
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4 New Faculty Members
Each year, we welcome new faculty members who are thought leaders and experts with ties to the world of business.
26 Papers Accepted to the Financial Times Top 50 Journals
In the 2020-21 academic year. Our faculty continue to be published in the FT’s top 50 Journals that contain some of the most impactful business research in the world.
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$2.58M in Sponsored Research Funding in FY21
Sponsored research, or research funded by an external organization like federal, state or private entities provides evidence-based results to government and industry leaders and helps shape a better future.
77,000+ Pageviews on Poole Thought Leadership
Launched in July of 2020, the hub for thought leadership offers short, actionable insights based on our teaching and research.
280,000+ Visitors to the ERM Website
Expanded thought leadership content on the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative website included several video interviews of risk management leaders.
$100M Aspirational Campaign Goal Achieved
On June 30, 2021, Poole College hit and exceeded $100 million in private support from alumni and friends as part of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.
$75M Total Endowment
A larger endowment means a greater ability to respond to budgetary and economic changes.
21% Increase in Annual Giving
We also saw a 28% increase in annual giving donors from 2019-20.