#OutAndEqual coming to Nelson Hall
Ramping up for Poole Pride begins Oct 11
The Diversity & Inclusion team has created a visibility campaign for Allies to show our support of students and peers to come out and bring their full selves to school and work.
Post stickers and buttons this week with specific intent on Thursday, October 11. Next semester we will pilot a Poole Pride Day jointly with industry LGBTQIA+ employee resource groups.
19 successful initiatives
During the 2017-2018 academic year the diversity and inclusion team supported 19 individual initiativesSee the year-in-review by infographics
Native American Heritage Display Dedication
Learn more of the history of native people in North Carolina. Meet the designers and owners of Scuffletown Suppliers who donated the new third-floor display case.
Inclusive Leaders Breakfast
The companies coming to this breakfast are creating and maintaining safe environments through inclusive practices in which diversity thrives. Come meet them over breakfast and ask questions about employee resource groups, inclusive corporate trainings and much more! Coming to the breakfast grants you early access to the Poole College Spring Career and Internship Fair.
Find your place in Poole!
Poole College of Management proudly supports four identity based student organizations and many more that align with your academic and career interetsSee the full list of groups here
Meet the Director of Diversity & Inclusion for Undergraduate Programs.
Ms. Tayah joined Poole College of Management in August 2016. The position reflects the college’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion through both leadership and program development. Ms. Tayah brings to the role prior experience as an undergraduate advisor for business students at Lundquist College of Business of University of Oregon. She founded the Connect Engage Opportunity, CEO Network there. Now she is leading multiple initiatives that allow diversity to thrive in Poole College of Management.
The Poole Family
Poole College of Management supports the BMI community by facilitating a BMI family. The Poole Family is comprised of BMI residents who are management majors or have potential business interests. The events the BMI Poole Family participate in are sponsored by the Poole College of Management Director of Diversity and Inclusion and give the family members the insight they need to pursue their business dreams. Pictured here to the left, students met the CEO of M&F Bank which is North Carolina's oldest Black owned bank. See the news story here:
20% Domestic Minority
40% Female and 17% First in Families to Attend CollegeSee More Student Stats
New! First in Family Student Network Group
The First-in-Family Student Network Group supports and empowers first-generation students throughout their college experience. Through networking events, workshops, and mentorship, this group provides the students with the resources and support system they need to be successful at NC State.
For those students who attend FOUR events with the group during spring semester a FREE interview outfit is available thanks to generous sponsors of this initiative.
83% of students
Our students responded they are ready to intentionally engage in developing the tools to understand, appreciate, respect and value personal and cultural diversity and diversity of thought and experience.