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Alumni Successes

Oct 18, 2023

Husband and Wife Duo Pursue Marketing Analytics Together

Katie Birdsall and Chuck Thomas, employees at NC State, share how they met, what brought them to Raleigh and how they decided to start the Marketing Analytics program together. 

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Sep 8, 2021

PRTSM Online Master’s Program Sparks a New Business for PJ Ray

Agriculture has always been a part of Patricia Joyce “PJ” Ray’s life. In the Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management (PRTSM) online master’s program, she found a way to take agriculture to the next level.  “I grew up on a tobacco, corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock farm in Pollocksville, North Carolina. I always knew I… 

Mindy McDowell.

Apr 8, 2021

How Mindy McDowell Redefined Herself in the Online Master of College Counseling and Student Development

Mindy McDowell, assistant director of counseling and disability services at William Peace University (WPU), wasn’t always on the path that brought her to where she is now. Back in 2015, she faced a major life change, which she says thrust her out of an existence that had defined her for close to 30 years.  “Faced… 

Jared Korver sitting at a table at work.

Jan 5, 2021

Master of Accounting Alum Shines

With a desire to begin establishing himself and building his professional network, Jared Korver began the NC State Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) program where he received the foundational knowledge and encouragement from instructors to prepare for his future. 

May 26, 2020

Statistics and COVID-19: Forecasting the Spread

Visit the online Master of Statistics program page to learn more and apply for the program. Members of the Wolfpack have stepped up in unimaginable ways during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Michael DeWitt, a 2019 graduate of the Master of Statistics online program, has been working since the beginning of the outbreak to forecast the spread… 

Feb 24, 2020

A Champion Beyond the Court

Impactful and purposeful might be the best way to describe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alum and former NC State basketball player Sam Hunt. 

Mar 7, 2018

Online MBA Helped Alumna Accelerate Career

NC State Online Alumna Christina Colgan was grateful she didn’t have to put her career on hold to earn her MBA. 

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Feb 14, 2018

Alumna Says NC State Online Master of Education Program Pays for Itself

NC State alumna and current LexisNexis employee Amy Nelson says her online Master of Education in Training and Development has already helped advance her career. 

Feb 5, 2018

Alumnus Valued Flexibility, Time Management Skills from Online MBA Program

The network created from classes in the Jenkins Professional online MBA program make a lasting career network.