What sets us a part from other Business Schools Over 20 initiatives to create an inclusive community
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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. Now she leads a team of six with multiple initiatives that allow diversity to thrive in Poole College of Management.
Big goals, big moves
Kemar Bright joined the Office of Undergraduate Programs student staff to meet new people. What he didn't know what he would get the inside scoop on all the happenings within Poole College.
Seeing the opportunity
Isaiah Akridge heard the call for a new crop of student leaders spring of 2020. He started with the intent to step into an executive role in the Black Business Student Association with his key motivation, to be in service of others.
The Poole Family
Marlon Kinnard works with Ms. Tayah to support the Poole College of Management Black Male Initiative community. The Poole Family is comprised of BMI residents who are management majors or have potential business interests. The BMI Poole Family meets every other Friday for breakfast to provide the family members the insight they need to pursue their business dreams.
20% Domestic Minority
40% Female and 17% First in Families to Attend CollegeSee More Student Stats
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For more behind the scenes of D&I teamMore details here
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
Association of Latino Professionals For America
The Association of Latino Professional for America is a national organization dedicated to helping young business leaders develop their professional and personal skills. We deeply value traditions, culture, and identity and would love to have you as part of our familia! Join us at our next event and build long-lasting connections with like-minded individuals like you!
Women in Business
The Women in Business Club will seek to empower female students who are pursuing a degree or career in business. The club will provide a platform within Poole College of Management for women to voice their opinions and play an active role in the community.
We are here to inform our members of the importance of diversity, implementing team-building/club-strengthening activities, and hosting speakers to inform members on the topics of business and specifically, women in business.
What is up next?
Black By Popular Demand
Let’s take your talent to TikTok! In the wake of COVID-19, we have decided to move Black By Popular Demand to a virtual platform. We are looking for 10 students, with a strong footing in NC State’s Black community, to highlight in the categories of: Brands/Visual Artists, Research, Start-Ups, Civic Leadership, and World Travel
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.