Faculty Excellence Comes Full Circle in Newest Hong Endowment
After endowing a scholarship at Poole College of Management in memory of his mother, alumnus Matt Hong decided to accelerate the process of creating a second endowment in honor of his father, so that he and his dad could enjoy seeing the impact of giving together. The new fund will support faculty excellence in the college.
Doggett Named Poole College 2018 Person of the Year
Ron Doggett, retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of GoodMark Foods Inc., has been named the 2018 Person of the Year by NC State's Poole College of Management. A dedicated philanthropist -- including to scholarships at Poole College -- Doggett is committed to supporting and developing the next generation of business leaders.
Recent Graduates Credit Think and Do with Healthcare Startup Success
Malcolm Benitz, Michael Rosenberg and Chase Ballard founded Medicom as NC State undergrads, and now the company is providing a better way for medical providers to safely and securely share patient information. The alumni have secured funding from the Wolfpack Investor Network and were part of the first class to participate in the Andrews Launch Accelerator.
Troutman Named Director of Development at College of Sciences
Scott Troutman, a College of Sciences alumnus, is returning to his alma mater to focus on major gifts fundraising. The Alumni Association’s 2003 Young Alumnus of the Year, he previously served in fundraising and alumni relations positions for Poole College of Management and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Jenkins MAC Program Celebrates 25th Anniversary
The Jenkins Master of Accounting program, established with the leadership and support of Benjamin Jenkins III, is marking its 25th anniversary. The generosity of alumni and friends of the program is key to ensuring that the majority of students receive some form of merit-based financial aid, including MAC fellowships, scholarships and graduate assistantships.
NC State Ranks No. 11 Nationwide for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship
Bolstered by generous philanthropic support that created initiatives such as the Andrews Launch Accelerator, the Miller Fellows, the Albright Entrepreneur Village and a number of endowed distinguished professorships, NC State has been ranked by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine as a top undergraduate school for entrepreneurship studies.
PCOM Alumnus Keeley Honored at Evening of Stars Gala
Chuck Keeley '85 was honored during Red and White Week as Poole College of Management's Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Keely shares his expertise during the college's annual Leadership and Innovation Showcase, and he and his family recently established an endowment in the college that will support need-based scholarships in memory of his father, NC State alumnus Charles Allen Styer Keeley ’53.
Hathaway Joins Poole College Development, External Relations Team
Anne Clark Hathaway has joined the NC State Poole College Office of Development and External Relations team as associate director of development. She comes to NC State from the North Carolina School for Science and Mathematics, and as a member of Poole's development team, she is focusing on annual giving, signature events and alumni relations.
Bozarth Scholarship Will Help Student Prepare for Post-Military Career
Zack Liptok, a junior majoring in business administration with six years of military experience behind him, aims to open his own business after graduating. Liptok is the first student to receive the Cecil C. Bozarth III Scholarship, which was established in Poole College of Management this summer following the sudden death of the popular supply chain management professor.
University Scholars Program Alumni Spotlight: Soumya Nadabar ’16
Soumya Nadabar '16 credits her time in the University Scholars Program with helping her understand the value of experiential learning and putting her education into action after graduation as a Fulbright Fellow and as a National Geographic Student Expedition Leader in India.