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Author: Andrea Young

Apr 13, 2021

Tapping into the Customer Experience

Solomon, who grew up in Wilmington, N.C., and received her bachelor’s degree in fashion and textile management from NC State, knew she wanted to expand her knowledge to other industries outside of textiles. 

Apr 7, 2021

Insights and Trends – Keeping Up With the Accounting Profession

What are the major changes affecting the accounting profession now? The big trend headed into the pandemic was analytics and technology. The accounting profession — it doesn’t matter whether it’s audit, tax or even consulting services — are all being significantly impacted. Whether you’re providing services for someone or whether you’re providing the service yourself,… 

Apr 6, 2021

Following the Trends

In a $1.4 trillion global industry, getting a foot in the door is no small feat. But with the Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) program, a dual master’s degree program through the Poole College of Management and the Skema Business School, Alex Simpson received an education that set her up for success in the luxury… 

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Mar 25, 2021

Jenkins MAC Students Awarded NC CPA Foundation Scholarships

Four current NC State Jenkins Master of Accounting students are recent recipients of NC CPA Foundation Scholarships. The Foundation’s goal is to attract and support the next generation of CPAs. 

Mar 23, 2021

Luxury Goes Global

Carrie Sherron first heard about NC State’s Global Luxury and Management Program, a dual master’s degree program through the Poole College of Management and the Skema Business School, while working as an assistant manager for a local contemporary women’s clothing boutique in Raleigh, N.C. “One of my coworkers asked for a recommendation to the program and… 

Mar 15, 2021

Everyday Luxury

A few years into working in investment banking, Lauren Ginsberg decided to switch gears and pursue a career change. Returning to NC State, where she completed a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Ginsberg joined the inaugural class for the Global Luxury and Management Program, a dual master’s degree program through the Poole College of Management and… 

Mar 15, 2021

Investing in the Next Generation

CPA and Poole College alum Jim Hayne provides scholarship support to accounting students. 

Mar 9, 2021

In Pursuit of a CPA

Jenkins Online MAC Program Student Spotlight. 

Mar 1, 2021

A Competitive Edge with STEM

The Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) Program joins an elite group of AACSB accredited accounting programs to be awarded the STEM designation.  The designation recognizes the program’s continued efforts to explore ways to update the curriculum for the ever-changing area of data analytics and related emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robotic process automation and… 

Feb 16, 2021

Jenkins MAC Graduate Strengthens Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Ricky McCoy (MAC ’17) wanted a career in business. But after earning a business degree with a focus on marketing, his first positions weren’t exactly dream jobs. “After a year and a half of doing entry-level sales positions, cold calling, and prospecting for leads, I realized that I absolutely hated it,” he says. “I started…