Raleigh, NC, August 26, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The NC State Jenkins MBA Program (http://mgt.ncsu.edu/mba/) has announced that Stacie Nagy, a second-year student in the MBA program, has been named to the 2010 Class of Sustainability Fellows for the Institute for Sustainable Development. Nagy was one of 13 graduate students and professionals nationwide selected to receive the Green Plus Fellowship from the Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD). The Fellows work to improve the assigned businesses’ economic, environmental and social performance. Over the course of the summer, they conduct individual and group research projects to advance the principles and practice of triple bottom line sustainability.
Nagy’s primary project is with the AICPA, the nonprofit member organization for CPAs, based in Durham, N.C., where she is working on an Accounting for Sustainability case competition for undergraduate students. She also has secondary projects with the ISD for its Green Plus program.
“We are excited that Stacie has the opportunity to follow her passion for sustainability through this program,” said Steve Allen, associate dean for graduate programs and research in the NC State College of Management. “This is a great opportunity for her to apply the concepts learned in the MBA program and help a business improve its overall performance.”
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- The Institute for Sustainable Development has 17 Green Plus partner communities, where the Fellows will be assigned to work.
- Other schools represented in the Fellowship include the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke, Elon, Case Western Reserve and Coastal Carolinas University.
- Nagy is working towards her MBA at Jenkins with a dual concentration in Supply Chain Management and Consulting and Services Management.
About Jenkins Graduate School of Management:
The Jenkins Graduate School of Management is part of the North Carolina State University College of Management in Raleigh, N.C. In addition to the Jenkins MBA program, it offers graduate programs in accounting and economics. The Jenkins MBA program was established in 2002 to provide graduate management education with an emphasis on technology and innovation. Its real world approach to learning brings students, top educators and professionals together in a research and technology focused environment that supports the knowledge, skills and leadership development needed for today’s global marketplace. The Jenkins MBA program offers concentrations in biosciences management, entrepreneurship and technology commercialization, financial management, innovation management, marketing management, services management and consulting, and supply chain management for both full- and part-time students. Consistently rated among the top 75 MBA programs, the Jenkins MBA continues to receive national and international attention for its commitment to quality education and research. For more information, visit http://mgt.ncsu.edu/mba/.
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