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Monthly newsletter for alumni and friends

March 11, 2022

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Spring 2022 Digital Magazine is Live

The spring edition of the digital Poole Business Magazine introduces 12 new stories on Poole initiatives and success stories in our community. Take a deep dive with Beth Shepherd, director of instructional design, in our featured story on the innovative methods of teaching.

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Poole Stories: Spotlighting Young Alumni Donors

Hear from six recent alumni as they reflect on their time at the Poole College of Management and share their motivation to give back. 

Meet Our Young Alumni
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Startup Stories: Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, Founder, Bee Downtown

An introductory beekeeping class at NC State inspired alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner (B.A. international studies ’15) to pursue a career in finding sustainable urban environments for local bees. Bonner breaks down her entrepreneurial journey at NC State and her passion to stop the bee population decline.

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Poole Wellness Initiatives: From Therapy Dogs to Office Yoga

To respond to a dramatic increase in wellness and mental health issues across students, faculty and staff, accelerated during the pandemic, Poole increased its focus on wellness initiatives.

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Poole Podcast is Back! Episode 1: The Future of Work with Beth Ritter and Teena Piccione

We’ve heard the term “The Great Resignation,” and some would argue that it should be called “The Great Reshuffle” because employees aren’t leaving the workforce – they’re finding the greener grass at another company.  So what can employers do to build an attractive corporate culture and retain talent?

Listen Here

Laing Family Endows Scholarship for Poole Students in Need

The Laing Family Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that is awarded to undergraduate students in Poole College of Management.

Meet the Laing Family

Get Ready for Day of Giving on March 23


Join NC State and the Poole College of Management for the spring 2022 Day of Giving on March 23. Donors can designate their gift four strategic areas and other areas in Poole including:

  • Poole Excellence Fund
  • Poole General Scholarship Endowment
  • Poole Faculty Enrichment Fund 
  • Poole Diversity Leadership Fund 
Learn More About Giving

PNC Thought Leadership Series Breakfast Panel: Top Organizational Risks for 2022


Join Poole College of Management for the next PNC Thought Leadership Series panel discussion on the top trending organizational risks for 2022 and years to come. Led by Mark Beasley, professor of accounting, panel experts from PNC Bank, Leverage Supply Chain Group and Poole College will tackle risks facing global executives.


Breakfast will be provided to those who attend in person starting at 8 a.m.

Learn More and Register

Save the Date: Poole College Alumni Day of Giving Event


Calling all Poole alumni from 2011 to 2021, it's time to RSVP for our NC State Day of Giving in-person alumni social on March 23 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  The event will be held at Lynnwood Brewing Concern for our most recent alumni to catch up with fellow alumni and friends. 

One free drink ticket will be provided to the first 100 alumni and hors d'oeuvres available while supplies last.


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