Jenkins Online MBA Breaks Into Top 10
NC State’s fast-rising MBA program breaks out of the pack to advance 11 spots on the Princeton Review’s closely watched list of online programs. The ranking measures academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms and career outcomes.
Spotlight on Poole College of Management Dean Annette Ranft
Annette Ranft comes to campus after serving as senior associate dean of academic affairs at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business. We sat down with Ranft to discuss her experience and how she plans to build upon the Poole College of Management’s success.
Students, Alumni Witness Failed Coup in Turkey
A group of NC State students and alumni participating in a service trip to Turkey is caught up in the unrest surrounding a coup attempt. Read a firsthand account.
Terror Attack Ends Brief, Brilliant Life
Camille Murris, who attended classes at NC State in 2011, died in the July 14 terrorist attack in France. Murris' passion for service and adventurous spirit powered her volunteer efforts on three continents.
Pack Impacts, Off the Track
NC State grads are a big part of the off-track machinery that drives NASCAR. From the marketing and public-relations departments of racing teams to the NASCAR Hall of Fame itself, they shape the way fans follow the sport today and will remember it tomorrow.
Rhodes Puts Pack Back on Track
Senior business major Harrison Rhodes will drive the No. 97 car in Saturday's Hisense 4K TV 300 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. He'll be driving a car sponsored by NC State, the College of Engineering and athletics.
Study Finds Nationality Is Not a Good Indicator of Work-Related Cultural Values
Study finds that nationality is actually a bad proxy for work-related cultural values, and points to other groupings – such as occupation – as more reliable indicators.
Making Connections for Change
International studies and business administration double-major Maya Krishnan earned a WomenNC Fellowship while at NC State.
Another Big Jump in Rankings for Poole College
The Poole College of Management continues its wild climb up the rankings. Bloomberg scores its undergraduate programs in the top 50 nationwide, up an incredible 39 spots.
Study: Individual Rewards Can Boost Team Performance at Work
Conventional wisdom has held that boosting team performance in the workplace should focus on rewarding entire teams that perform well – and that rewarding individuals increases competition rather than helping team performance. But new research finds that rewarding individual workers can boost performance both for other workers and for the team.