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Jenkins MBA Students take a photo on their study abroad trip in South Africa

Aug 14, 2023

Jenkins MBA Students Think and Do in Brazil and South Africa

More than 30 students participated in the Jenkins Graduate Global Programs courses in Brazil and South Africa this summer, providing hands-on experiences with sustainability, leadership and exposure to emerging markets. 

Poole College Career Center team members talking, with Janet Rakes in the center

Jul 28, 2023

‘A Strong Ripple Effect’: Career Center’s Janet Rakes Leaves Legacy of Service

After 15 years with the Poole College of Management, Janet Rakes plans to pay it forward in retirement, continuing to serve students in need. 

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson with 321 Coffee founders and employee

Jul 25, 2023

Chancellor Woodson Talks Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship With 321 Coffee Founders

In episode six of Red Chair Chats, Chancellor Woodson sits down with alumni Lindsay Wrege and Michael Evans to talk about their mission-driven coffee shop. 

Jul 20, 2023

Incoming Marketing Analytics Student Boosts Analytics Skills to Tell Stories, Advance Equity

Incoming graduate student Olivia Rojas chose NC State’s MMA program to add more value to her creative background and to sharpen her analytics skills in order to leverage data for good. 

nc state jenkins mba hybrid classes

Jul 19, 2023

Jenkins MBA Program Debuts Hybrid Courses With “PACKed Saturdays”

The Jenkins MBA program is introducing hybrid courses this fall to expand networking opportunities and increase flexibility for online students. 

Poole College alumna Fran Lawrence

Jul 18, 2023

Alumna Fran Lawrence (’95, MAC ’96) Returns to NC State as University Controller

In this position, Lawrence oversees fiscal accountability, accuracy and reporting for the $2 billion university operation. 

Jul 18, 2023

Risk and Analytics Student Brings Global Mindset to Poole College

Incoming Risk and Analytics graduate student Emily Perzanoski shares about her passions for culture and data, her future career goals and what she looks forward to most about joining the MRA program. 

Jul 11, 2023

Poole College Names Interim Director of Career Management Center

In her new role, Murray provides leadership for the graduate career service team in the areas of employer relations strategy and career development. 

Jul 10, 2023

Recent MAC Graduate Starts Career, Embraces Public Accounting

Recent MAC alum, Hayden Edmondson, shares about his journey into accounting, his experience in the MAC program and his decision to pursue public accounting before shifting to the industry side – as well as a few pieces of advice for future MAC students. 

William Kimbrell

Jun 29, 2023

Poole Advisory Board Spotlight: William Kimbrell ’09

Poole College’s newest advisory board member, William Kimbrell, shares a simple mantra that helped him build an impactful career at Cotton Incorporated, and discusses how foundational life lessons will prepare students for today’s global workforce.