Patina Robinson

Patina Robinson

Born and raised in Raleigh, NC, Patina Robinson is proud to call the City of Oaks home and excited about joining The Poole College of Management Career Center team supporting both undergraduate and MBA students.  After earning an undergraduate psychology degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Patina continued her professional and educational studies through Pfeiffer University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.  In addition to earning an MBA from Pfeiffer University, Patina also holds certification in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Wake Technical Community College. This educational background made a strong foundation for Patina’s success as an adjunct professor at both Meredith College and Wake Technical Community College.  Through a multi-faceted career across diverse institutions such as UNC Health Care, Wake Med, Wake Technical Community College, and F&D Huebner dba McDonald’s, Patina has developed exceptional skills within the areas of customer service, training and development, relationship building, and student success.

Patina’s favorite quote as it relates to customer service: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

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10 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers

10 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers

Behavioral interview questions are typically asked at job interviews to gauge how successful you are at problem-solving. These questions can provide the interviewer with insight into your personality, skills and abilities. Because each behavioral interview question requires you to share …

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B Academics Network Hosts the 2020 Global B Academics Paper Development Workshop

B Academics Network Hosts the 2020 Global B Academics Paper Development Workshop

The global B Academics network recently held its 2020 Global B Academics Paper Development Workshop: Nuts and Bolts of Research on B Corps: Empirical Methods and Research Design. B Academics is 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that brings together over 1,900 academics …

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When Business Sustainability Education Leads to a Career of Social Impact

When Business Sustainability Education Leads to a Career of Social Impact

Although I was familiar with businesses taking the path towards sustainability, in the past I believed that it was mainly to meet regulations set by the government or certifying organizations like the ISO. In the last couple of decades, I …

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New Case Study Focused on Driving Conversations around Race, Brands, and Corporate Social Responsibility

New Case Study Focused on Driving Conversations around Race, Brands, and Corporate Social Responsibility

“When Professors Stanko and Miller reached out about the case, I could immediately feel the weight of importance in what they were trying to put forth into business classrooms around the world. As an MBA student who’s no stranger to …

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Haven Ventures Becomes Certified B Corp After Partnering with the B Corp Clinic

Haven Ventures Becomes Certified B Corp After Partnering with the B Corp Clinic

This fall, the B Corp Clinic, kicks off its 11th semester, connecting NC State students with local and global companies to work on projects designed to drive social and environmental impact. This semester’s B Corp Clinic is only open to …

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