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Sep 23, 2022

Heather Dretsch on Branding for Generation Alpha

Heather Dretsch predicts that Generation Alpha, the generation of children born between 2011 and 2025, will inherit similar consumer behaviors to their Millennial parents. 


Sep 22, 2022

Tim Kraft Expects Disruptions as Supply Chain Workers Push Back

Tim Kraft explains that the recent threat of a railroad strike could inspire labor disputes in other industries if companies do not take initiative to create better conditions for their workers. 

Sep 22, 2022

What Gen Z and Millennials Want on Instagram vs. TikTok

Heather Dretsch explains how important for brands to understand the consumer psychology driving current social media behavior when planning a social media presence and content. 

Sep 21, 2022

Accounting Professionals Learn, Network as Part of Inaugural Jenkins MAC Lifelong Learning Summit

On Sept. 9, the Jenkins MAC Program and Executive Education collaborated to create the inaugural Lifelong Learning Summit, an interactive day allowing attendees to share practices and ideas with the Poole community. 

Sep 16, 2022

Steve Allen Voices Concerns About North Carolina Minimum Wage

Steve Allen, professor of economics, shared concerns about North Carolina's $7.25 minimum wage which has not increased since 2009 despite record high inflation rates. 

Sep 14, 2022

Top Risks: Fighting the Upskill Battle

Garrett Petraia, chief security officer and vice president of global security and resilience at Levi Strauss & Co, discusses the risk organizations face with keeping employees up to speed with technological advances, as well as strategies to address this challenge. 

Sep 13, 2022

Researchers Investigate Earnings Quality Deterioration and Director Departures

Associate Professor Srini Krishnamurthy digs deeper in board members acting in their own self-interest and bailing in times of trouble. 

Sep 12, 2022

Is the U.S. Going into a Recession? Poole Economics Professor Weighs in

Poole College assistant professor of economics Ayse Dur explains what these indicators could mean when it comes to the likelihood of the United States experiencing its first significant recession since the subprime mortgage crisis. 

Sep 7, 2022

How Exhausting!

What happens when water cooler talk turns into a constant vent session? That is what Poole College faculty, Tom Zagenczyk and Erin Powell, set out to discover. 


Sep 6, 2022

Nathan Goldman Explains a Clause in Student Debt Relief Plan

Nathan Goldman, associate professor of accounting, describes a clause in President Joe Biden's student debt relief plan that allows states to tax relief.