Stories From 2019

Aug 26, 2019

Uniting Women in STEM Leadership

For Suzanne Jacobs, her typical workday includes heading into her office at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), where she manages a team of seven IT professionals for the company’s “Innovation Garage”, a team she says was created to create positive disruption in the IT space by solving healthcare problems through innovative technology. What’s not so typical, at least seemingly, is that all seven of the employees she manages are men.

Aug 15, 2019

Client Story: NetApp

Innovation leadership involves synthesizing different leadership styles in organizations to influence employees to produce creative ideas, products, services and solutions. Every organization has unique processes and cultures to support innovation, but often there are best practices that can be drawn […]

Aug 6, 2019

Cassidy Edwards Joins NC State Executive Education Team

Cassidy Edwards has joined the NC State Executive Education team as program coordinator. In this role, she is managing program logistics, from conception to completion and after, helping to assure a quality experience for participants and presenters alike.

Jun 4, 2019

Executive Education Director Speaks to NC State’s Data Analytics Opportunities for Organizations

NC State Executive Education’s Executive Director, Dan McGurrin, PhD, recently joined a panel of data analytics experts from local universities at the Triangle Area Analytics Group (TAAG) Data Analytics meeting to discuss NC State’s data science and data analytics capabilities and opportunities for professional organizations.

May 23, 2019

First Procurement Leadership Training Program a Great Success

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) partnered with NC State Executive Education to hold its first ever Procurement Leadership Training program on May 13th – 15th, which provided high-potential procurement leaders with tools and strategies needed to make dramatic improvements to their organization’s procurement practices.

Feb 17, 2019

NC State University and Infosys Collaborate to Develop Future Data Science Workforce

NC State University today announced a three-year collaboration with Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, to help prepare the workforce of the future in data science by advancing employee education and skills development. NC State expert faculty will […]

Jan 25, 2019

Adam Tompkins Joins Poole College Communications Team

Adam Tompkins joins Poole College communications team, serving NC State Executive Education, Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

Jan 22, 2019

Client Story: Cisco

What if it was your company’s top priority to change the way we work, live, play, and learn? Cisco takes these goals very seriously and is shaping the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity for their customers, employees, […]