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Monthly newsletter for alumni and friends

April 15, 2022

Dereck Whittenburg

Wolfpack Great Dereck Whittenburg Continues to Build a Legacy

NC State and Poole alumnus Dereck Whittenburg '83 brings his passion for NC State and scholarship to Poole College's Advisory Board.


Protecting Brand Reputation in the Digital Age

Bill Rand, associate professor of marketing, explains in new research that social media platforms have created a space where particularly negative messages tend to reverberate.

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An Impact That Lasts Beyond Our Lifetime

Scott Showalter, Jenkins MAC program director, and his wife, Josie, have established an endowed scholarship, making an impact that will last beyond their lifetime.

Meet the Showalters

Poole College Recognized by AACSB’s Innovations That Inspire Program, Diversity Theme

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, also known as AACSB International, recognized the college for the Poole Pack Professional Development Series, a professional development program for faculty and staff that builds competencies through training focused on awareness, knowledge, skill-building and application.

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The Makings of a Good MMA Candidate

Blending together the fields of marketing and data analytics, the Master of Management, Marketing Analytics (MMA) concentration equips students with cutting-edge analytics techniques to navigate a data-rich environment, make smarter decisions and tackle complex problems with innovative solutions.

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Introducing the Poole Student Advisory Board

The Poole Student Advisory Board will give feedback on how Poole moves forward with initiatives to remain vibrant and competitive in the changing higher education landscape. 

Meet the Poole Student Advisory Board

Poole Podcast Season 2, Episode 2: Hard Truths, Mistakes and Lessons in Entrepreneurship, with Mike Glennon and Professor Jon Carr

Poole Podcast S2E2

When former NC State quarterback Mike Glennon founded his virtual coaching platform Emulate Sports, he quickly learned how difficult it was to get a startup off the ground. But he also learned how much potential there was to make money – if the startup was successful.


Glennon and Jon Carr, professor of entrepreneurship, talk about the hard truths of entrepreneurship, and how the clinical model at the NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic is helping students to “fail-safe” to better prepare them for their next chapter.

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Save the Date: Speaker Series, Data Analytics and Audience Based Marketing on April 21


During this session, Ranjeet Bhosale, senior director of audience based marketing & personalization for Home Depot, will be discussing how he and his team use data analytics to drive decision-making pertaining to customer journeys and using data to measure impact at The Home Depot.

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