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Queer Business Student Association Founder Colin Adams next to Poole pride banner.

Mar 7, 2024

Empowering Futures: The Journey of the Queer Business Student Association at Poole College

Established in Fall 2023, the QBSA stands out as a testament to the power of community, professional development and identity-based organizations.

Sep 15, 2021

Jenkins MBA Ranks No. 1 in Diversity in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Top B-Schools Ranking

Bloomberg Businessweek announced this week that the NC State Jenkins full-time MBA program has been ranked No. 44 in its Best Business Schools MBA rankings and the program scored as No. 1 in the inaugural B-School Diversity Index.

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Mar 1, 2021

Helping Students Navigate Implicit Bias

The teaching tool helps students learn how to advocate for themselves and how to navigate their own biases.

Feb 18, 2021

A Message from the Dean: Celebrating Black History Month

Dear Poole College Community, Reflecting on what to share for Black History Month, I saw the opportunity to make connections between what we witnessed this past year and what we…

Feb 16, 2021

Jenkins MAC Graduate ’17 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…


Feb 8, 2021

Poole College of Management Honors Black Women Making History

Celebrate Black History Month and take a deep dive into the challenges and successes of the Black female community at Poole College.

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Feb 4, 2021

Poole Faculty and Staff Open a Dialogue With Anti-Racism Reading Group

Last fall, Poole College of Management’s faculty and staff joined together to learn, listen and grow with the formation of the college’s largest-ever supported reading group.

Jan 5, 2021

Championing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through Newly Formed DEI Committee

Poole College of Management formed the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee in October 2020 to champion a culture of diversity throughout the college.

Jan 5, 2021

Tayah Butler Appointed Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Poole College of Management

Effective December 1, Tayah Butler became the first director of diversity, equity and inclusion for Poole College of Management, stepping up from her previous position as director of diversity and inclusion for undergraduate programs.

Dec 14, 2020

Diversity in Higher Education – A GLAMourous Approach

Students enrolled in Poole College of Management’s Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) Graduate Program recently engaged in two days of workshops focused on diversity and inclusion. Stephanie Helms Pickett, associate…