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Poole College of Management Virtual Commencement

#NCState21 #NCStatePoole

Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 6 p.m. EST | Virtual

The commencement program and the event link will be posted on the day of the event.

General Information

We invite spring and summer 2021 graduates to attend the college’s online celebration.

  • We will recognize each graduating student individually with a name being read and a personalized slide.
  • Graduating students, Poole faculty and staff are invited to join the event through Zoom (links to be posted below under the Order of Events on the day of the event). The chat will be available during the event and you will be able to turn your camera on.
  • We invite graduating students, Poole faculty and staff to turn the camera on during the event. Show us your academic regalia and your unique cap design!
  • Parents and guests will be able to watch the event through YouTube (links to be posted below under the Order of Events on the day of the event).
  • At Poole and NC State, we are respectful and inclusive of others. Publishing abusive, offensive, vilifying, discriminatory or harassing comments in any form will not be tolerated, and will lead to consequences and possibly exclusion from the virtual ceremony.

Order of Events

Event FlowDetailsLink for Students, Faculty, StaffLink for Parents and Guests
Opening RemarksFrank A. Buckless
Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Dean
Zoom Main RoomYouTube Main Room
Commencement AddressTo be announced
Alumni Induction and Breakout RoomsBrian Clark
Executive Director of Development and External Relations
Jenkins Graduate Programs RecognitionsDoctor of Philosophy degrees in Economics
Master’s degrees in Economics
Master’s degrees in Accounting
Master’s degrees in Business Administration
Master’s degrees in Management, Global Luxury
Zoom Main Room
(staying in the same room)
YouTube Main Room
(staying in the same room)
Undergraduate Programs RecognitionsUndergraduate students are invited to separate rooms organized by program and concentrationLink for Students, Faculty, StaffLink for Parents and Guests
Bachelor’s degrees in AccountingZoom Room #1YouTube Room #1
Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship Concentration
Human Resources Concentration
Zoom Room #2YouTube Room #2
Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Finance ConcentrationZoom Room #3YouTube Room #3
Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Information Technology ConcentrationZoom Room #4YouTube Room #4
Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Marketing ConcentrationZoom Room #5YouTube Room #5
Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Operations/Supply Chain Management ConcentrationZoom Room #6YouTube Room #6
Bachelor’s degrees in EconomicsZoom Room #7YouTube Room #7
Closing Remarks and Alma MaterFrank A. Buckless
Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Dean
Stay in your respective roomStay in your respective room

Personalized Slide

We will recognize each graduate with an official personalized slide that can be customized with your photo, which you can download and share on social media. 

Graduating students: Submit information for your personalized slide by April 21 via the form sent to you on Friday, April 2 from poole_graduation@ncsu.edu.

  • If a picture is submitted by the deadline, the graduate’s picture will be included in the slideshow.
  • If no picture is submitted by the deadline, the graduate’s picture will NOT be included in the slideshow.

Slide Deadline: April 21

Graduating students: Don’t forget to submit information for your slide by the deadline to ensure a personalized commencement experience.

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