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Tag: Class of 2021

Jun 1, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Kristen Ash

Kristen Ash, GLAM Program A Wilmington, N.C. native and graduate of High Point University (HPU), Kristen Ash’s love of travel and all things luxury drew her to Poole College of Management’s Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) graduate program. After receiving her undergraduate degree in marketing, she immediately decided to apply in hopes of boosting her… 

May 13, 2021

Poole Graduation Spotlight: GLAM, An Experience to Remember

As part of the program, GLAM ‘21 graduates Tanaysha Smith, Darlasia Salmond, Columbus Hinson IV, Aubria Hill, and Mikayla Morrison were tasked with marketing the iconic Lady Dior bag to a younger consumer population using a multi-channel communications strategy. 

May 13, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Erika Kido

Mothers everywhere know it can be a real challenge to reenter the workforce after staying home to raise young children. Erika Kido is no exception. 

May 13, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Amanda Wagoner

During a year when people needed connection perhaps more than ever, Amanda Wagoner was thankful to have the opportunity to help build community among her classmates in the Jenkins Master of Accounting Program. 


May 12, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Mikayla Morrison

After graduating from the GLAM program this May, Morrison will finally get the opportunity to contribute to the industry she long dreamed of – working in client relationship management for luxury jewelry and specialty retailer Tiffany & Co. And she credits her time at the GLAM program with making it possible. 

May 12, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Siyan Liu

“My advisor, professor Melinda Morrill, has been a great mentor and role model to me. She would motivate me when I am having a hard time doing dissertation research and is always generous with detailed comments on how I can improve my work,” Liu says. 


May 12, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Matt Thomson

A self-described nature-loving mountain man with a fascination for economics and self-improvement, North Carolina native Matt Thomson didn’t have to give much thought to where he would pursue his master of accounting degree. 

May 12, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Supply Chain Resource Cooperative Practicum

As many other companies have in the past, the American Red Cross reached out to the Poole College of Management’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) to see if its faculty and students could assist with a current business challenge. 

May 11, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Victoria Gervasi

Sometimes, when Victoria Gervasi stops to think about her educational path to become an accountant, it’s hard for her to remember how it all began. 

May 11, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Joshua Holley

Born and raised in the small town of Silverhill, Ala., on the gulf coast, Joshua Holley had his sights on traveling the world.