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Poole College of Management

Siobhan Pandya and Rance Poehler

Jun 17, 2024

Poole College Welcomes Two New Advisory Board Members

Siobhan Pandya, senior director of business assurance and excellence for Mary Kay Inc., and Rance Poehler, president and CEO of Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, joined the Poole College Advisory Board this spring. Pandya and her late husband, Rupesh J. Kotiya, also established the Rupesh J. Kotiya Scholarship Endowment to provide need-based scholarships for undergraduates in the Poole College of Management. 

Samantha in graduation regalia in front of Holladay Hall.

Apr 30, 2024

No Fear

Samantha Steffanus is about to graduate from NC State with two degrees and five years of incredible experiences under her belt. What keeps her reaching for such great heights? 

Alex Darden (right) with his father, Jim.

Apr 29, 2024

Poole Alumnus Aims To Expand Access, Opportunity for Students

Alex Darden (’98, business administration) has established two endowments in honor of his father to “make sure others have a similar opportunity” to succeed at NC State. One supports need-based students from eastern North Carolina, while the other supports an awards program for undergraduates and graduate students that recognizes leadership, research and scholarship, innovation and other skills and contributions to the Poole community. 

Poole College of Management 2024 Day of Giving infographic

Apr 15, 2024

#PoolePack Community Comes Together for 2024 Day of Giving

Poole College of Management raised the most gifts across the university and won several giving and social media challenges on NC State’s Day of Giving. 

The Memorial Belltower and flowers

Apr 15, 2024

Paul W. Mulvey Honored With 2024 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching

Paul W. Mulvey, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor in the Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Poole College of Management, has been named the 2024 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. The honor is the university system’s most prestigious teaching award, recognizing and encouraging faculty’s extraordinary teaching contributions. 

Mark Beasley

Apr 8, 2024

Beasley Named President-Elect of American Accounting Association Board of Directors

The Poole College of Management’s Mark Beasley, the Alan T. Dickson Distinguished Professor of Accounting and director of the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative, will start his three-year term at the board’s annual meeting in August. 

Poole College alumni Thomas Armstrong (left) and Parker Mayes, founders of LetsGoRaleigh, were featured on CBS 17's MyCarolina program.

Mar 19, 2024

Poole Alumni Launch Startup to Foster Human Connection

Through the Andrews Launch Accelerator, business administration graduates Thomas Armstrong and Parker Mayes created LetsGo Raleigh to “make it easy for people to spend time with each other.” Startups that complete the Accelerator program are provided with equity-free seed capital via the NC State Acceleration Fund, which is the product of a $1 million donation from Lyn and Chip ’66 Andrews. 

Headshot of Dr. Kirkman.

Feb 27, 2024

Speaking the Language of Leadership

Distinguished Professor Bradley Kirkman is a leading expert in the field of leadership. His prolific work is as practical as it is visionary. 

Scott Showalter, director of the Jenkins Master of Accounting Program, addresses alumni, friends, faculty and staff at the annual celebration.

Jan 16, 2024

Jenkins MAC Program Honors Kim Bullard, Emily Wetsel at Annual Celebration

These heroes of Poole’s Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) program have been involved for years with its professional development efforts, student and faculty scholarships and fellowships, and recruitment of students for positions after graduation. 

Jon Carr

Jan 9, 2024

Jon Carr Appointed to Prestigious Role With Academy of Management

Carr, the Poole College Jenkins Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, was recently named Entrepreneurship Division Chair for the international organization.