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Kristen Shepherd

Jun 23, 2022

MAC Program Alumna Finds Mission and Purpose Through Accounting

Kristen Shepherd's current role as the lead restaurant cash management accountant at Chick-fil-A, has enabled her to marry her personal and professional passions, creating a new sense of excitement and ambition regarding her work contributions. 

Zack Jenio in his graduation robes, making a wolfie sign in front of the Memorial Belltower

Jun 9, 2022

Howling Success: Zack Jenio

Graduate student Zack Jenio has made a difference at NC State as a champion for wellness, a leader in his fraternity and an inspiration to those around him. 

Brandi Merrick in front of a sign for the Varsity Research Building at NC State.

Jun 6, 2022

Grad Student on Home Turf as Volunteer at U.S. Women’s Open

Brandi Merrick volunteers as a greens mower at the 77th U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Moore County this week. It's a chance to follow her twin passions: turf grass and golf. 

Sarah Waugh

May 17, 2022

Researching, Sharing Histories of Marginalized People in the South

Public history graduate student Sarah Waugh researches the histories of marginalized people in the South to present a comprehensive portrayal of the past. 

Peyton Gilbert

May 6, 2022

Ready to Take on the Business World

Peyton Gilbert is ready to take on the business world and feels prepared and confident thanks to the knowledge and real-world experience gained in the Jenkins Master of Accounting Program. 

NC State student Katie Kolcusky - Graduation to Vocation: Katie Kolcusky is Using Data to Support Policy - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

May 6, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Katie Kolcusky is Using Data to Protect Nature

Katie Kolcusky will graduate in May 2022 with a professional master’s degree in geospatial information science and technology (MGIST). Upon graduation, she will work as a solution engineer with Esri’s National Government Team. 

Baiyina Muhammad stands next to her research poster

May 4, 2022

Fostering Equity Between Race, Disability

Graduate student Baiyina Muhammad aims to amplify the voices and experiences of Black people with disabilities in North Carolina. 

Sloane Patterson

May 3, 2022

From Animal Science to Accounting

As an undergraduate animal science major at NC State, Sloane Patterson thought she would be working at a veterinary clinic. Instead, she will now be starting a full-time job at a public accounting firm after graduating from the Jenkins MAC program. 

Laura Graner (left) is a kindergarten teacher at Green Hope Elementary School

May 2, 2022

Kindergarten Teacher Uses M.Ed. to Excel in Her Role

Laura Graner, graduate of the online M.Ed. Elementary Science Education program, used her degree to become a better science teacher for her kindergarten class. 

Laurie Hamon

May 2, 2022

Laurie Hamon: Uncovering Pollination Secrets of the Venus Flytrap

A chance opportunity to work with the Venus flytrap became a turning point for Laurie Hamon’s doctoral journey, and the focus of her dissertation for a Ph.D. in entomology and biology.