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Poole College Celebrates Faculty and Staff Accomplishments from October

The monthly accomplishments series celebrates the achievements of our faculty and staff in and outside of the Poole College of Management.

  • Srinivasan Krishnamurthy, associate professor of finance, has volunteered to be the treasurer of the Parent Teacher Student Association executive board for Mills Park Middle School for the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Michael Stanko, associate professor of marketing, was named advisory editor for The Journal Research Policy, which is a Financial Times top 50 listed journal.
  • During October, Chris McKittrick, lecturer in accounting, led two eight-hour Continuing Professional Education (CPE) events for the NCACPA on Real World Fraud in Government and NFPs and Advanced Controller and CFO Skills.
  • On Oct. 11, Gene Hobbs’, adjunct lecturer, section of MIE330, had the opportunity to gain the Stop The Bleed certification for extra credit. They discussed workplace safety and how training and development as a human resources (HR) function impacts these events. 
  • Steve Barr, professor of technology management, is a Poole College of Management nominee for the Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • On Oct. 27, Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, spoke at the Poole Global Seminar Series on the vulnerability of healthcare systems to medical shortages during the pandemic and the need for a more resilient supply chain. Handfield was also chosen as an executive advisory board member of CAPS Research.
  • Steve Allen, professor of economics, spoke at the Wages that Work: An Employer-Led Conversation on Living Wage on Oct. 27. Allen provided context for living wage efforts around the country, universal challenges and any insights for Wake/Triangle
  • On Oct. 29, Jessica Yinka Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative, spoke at the 2021 MBA Roundtable Curricular Innovation Symposium on a panel focused on “Teaching Business as a Force for Good” at the University of Georgia. 
  • Beth Ritter, professor of practice in human resource management, presented at the WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference on Oct. 6 and Oct. 12. Ritter presented a session co-authored her and Robert Clark, professor of economics, titled “What Should You Be Thinking About Related to the Aging of the Workforce?”.
  • Patrick Flynn, assistant professor of human resource management, was featured as an editor’s pick by Sage Journals on his study “Tracking the Process of Resilience” on Oct. 7.

This post was originally published in Poole College of Management News.

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