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Author: Andrea Young

Nov 17, 2020

Mentoring Through a Pandemic

As the director of the Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) program at the Poole College of Management, Scott Showalter is keenly aware of the havoc the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked on the lives of the 140 students in the program. “Many students have had a difficult time adjusting,” he acknowledged. “As classes go virtual, they… 

Nov 13, 2020

Jenkins MAC Program Honors Alumnus and Donors at 2nd Annual Celebration

On November 12, during its Celebration Reception, the Jenkins MAC Program at the Poole College of Management recognized three exceptional individuals who have made significant and ongoing contributions to the program . Typically held at Vaughn Towers in Carter Finley Stadium, the year’s event was held virtually.  John McKeever CPA ‘05, corporate controller at Direct… 

Oct 27, 2020

Switching Gears and Forging a New Path

Sometimes taking an unconventional path is the very thing that leads you where you want to be. At least that’s what Elcin Wood has discovered during her time at NC State.  Wood, who recently enrolled in the Jenkins Masters of Accounting (MAC) online program, began her journey at NC State as an undergraduate student – majoring in biomedical… 

Oct 14, 2020

MAC Recruiting Goes Virtual

MAC Recruiting Goes Virtual 

Oct 6, 2020

Opening Doors to Success

Nashiem Bryant knew he wanted to pursue a career in auditing, but he couldn’t decide whether or not to pursue an advanced degree before entering the workforce. “I was already thinking about graduate school in order to gain more credits to sit for the CPA exam, but the decision became an easy one when I… 

Sep 8, 2020

Jenkins MAC Hosts Second Annual Data Analytics Bootcamp for New Students

As Poole College’s newest Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) students entered into their virtual classrooms for the first time, they wasted no time before taking a deep dive into the world of data analytics. To begin the semester, all MAC students participated in a one-week intensive data analytics bootcamp.  “The accounting profession has made significant… 

Sep 2, 2020

Jenkins MAC ASAP Program Prepares Non-Accounting Majors for Future Success

The Jenkins MAC ASAP Program is designed for non-accounting majors who have been admitted to the program and covers fundamentals from financial accounting to business law. 

Aug 13, 2020

MAC Student Turns Professor

Jennifer McCallen (Jenkins MAC '08) is thankful for accounting faculty guidance and support during time at Poole. 

Jul 21, 2020

Charting Her Own Course

Sarah Saunders, Jenkins MAC 2013, created her own career path and found her perfect role at Epic Games. 

May 28, 2020

MAC Alumni Spotlight: Worth the Risk

Since graduating from the Jenkins MAC Program in 2007, Hunter Lane has tried to embrace all the career opportunities that come his way – even ones that require some pushing.  After five years working at Deloitte’s Raleigh office, one of his corporate clients, Laurie Krebs – who at the time served as the tax director…