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Students in the Entrepreneurship Clinic

Dec 15, 2020

The Gift of a Lifetime

Ten years ago, Lonnie C. Poole Jr. and his wife, Carol Johnson Poole, donated $40 million to NC State — $37 million of which was designated to fund an endowment to support the College of Management. A decade later, the Poole College of Management reflects on what the Poole Family Endowment has meant to the university. 

Wolf Plaza copper wolf statues

Dec 8, 2020

Poole College of Management Welcomes New Chair and 3 Advisory Board Members

The Poole College of Management recently announced its new chair and the addition of three new members to the college’s advisory board. The advisory board is made up of key business and public-sector leaders that help Poole fulfill its mission and vision by working with the dean’s office and the college’s executive team to maintain a vital connection with real-world issues and industry trends. 

exterior of nelson hall

Nov 24, 2020

McLauchlan Family Extends Their Partnership With Poole College of Management

Thanks to the generosity of Russ and Cara McLauchlan, the Poole College of Management is looking to expand the McLauchlan Leadership Series and help future leaders in business grow their professional skills. 

Talley Student Union at night

Nov 17, 2020

Jenkins MAC Program Honors Alumnus and Donors at 2nd Annual Celebration

On Nov. 12, during its celebration reception, the Jenkins MAC Program at the Poole College of Management recognized three exceptional individuals who have made significant and ongoing contributions to the program: John McKeever CPA ’05, Mike Constantino ’84 and ’85 and Lori Constantino ’84. Typically held at Vaughn Towers in Carter Finley Stadium, this year’s event was held virtually. 

Robert Handfield portrait

Sep 29, 2020

Finding the Best Way to Get COVID-19 Test Kits Where They’re Needed

Researchers are developing a computational model that can be used to identify the best allocation plans for distributing COVID-19 test kits to hospitals, clinics and relevant state agencies. The work is being done with support from a one-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL). Principal investigator is Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in NC State’s Poole College of Management. 

Mark Beasley and Frank Buckless ist 6 feet apart at a table to record their session

Aug 25, 2020

Risks Can Be Leveraged as Opportunities in the Post-COVID ‘New Normal’

Mark Beasley, director of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative and KPMG professor of accounting, and Frank Buckless, Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Dean of Poole College, hosted the inaugural Virtual Thought Leadership Series event, Strategies of the New Normal: Lessons from Risk Management. The discussion took a look at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how companies can implement ERM processes into their business plans to navigate huge volumes of risks as they look toward a post-pandemic world. 

Pascale Meyran posing in front of a lake

Aug 18, 2020

Board Member Brings Luxury, International and Human Resources Experience

As the newest member of NC State's Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) Industry Advisory Board, Pascale Meyran brings decades of international experience as a human resources professional linked to luxury brands including Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo and Versace. She hopes to work with students to help them understand and navigate cultural differences in the workplace as well as how to work with HR departments. 

entrepreneurship garage interior

Aug 11, 2020

Guiding Young Businesses to Success

Through the Lulu eGames, Miller Fellowship and Andrews Launch Accelerator, private support is helping entrepreneurs like Shraddha Rathod, Téa Blumer and Ritika Shamdasani use the skills they learned at NC State to grow thriving enterprises. 

exterior of nelson hall

Aug 4, 2020

Poole College Welcomes Brian Clark as the New Executive Director of Development and External Relations

Poole College of Management has named Brian Clark as its executive director of development and external relations. Clark will work with the college dean and the assistant vice chancellor of university development to plan, direct and implement fundraising goals and major gift programs, among other focuses. Clark, an alumnus of NC State and former professional football player, was most recently director of major gifts at the Wolfpack Club. 

lettuce growing under purple light

Jul 28, 2020

Poole Alumnus is Paving the Future of Farming

Park Scholar and Poole College of Management graduate Daniel Malechuk is using the business management skills he learned at NC State to help change the way we look at farming forever.