Stories From 2021

Aug 23, 2021

Improving Access to World-class Supply Chain Knowledge

The SCRC is helping CAPS Research, a research center focused on creating leading primary academic research in supply management, with an initiative to overhaul its massive library of world-renowned supply chain research studies from the last 30 years. 

Aug 23, 2021

Finding a Home With the Wolfpack

It’s certainly not uncommon for college undergrads to change their majors throughout their four plus years on campus. In some cases, like that of Poole College of Management alum Alexis Pyle, a change of schools may even be in order. 

Aug 10, 2021

Kalera CEO Makes an Impact on the Future of Farming

When he enrolled in North Carolina State University’s College of Management, Daniel Malechuk (’03) didn’t picture himself working in the food industry, but he couldn’t be more proud today of his role in the future of sustainable farming.

Jun 22, 2021

Dare to Fail

Jeff Stonebraker is no stranger to wrong turns and dead ends. Before he graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida, he changed his major five times. He went on to earn an M.S. in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University, which he calls a “humbling experience” that required every drop…

Jun 8, 2021

Virtual Practicum Projects Prepare Students for Evolving Work Environments

14 student teams spent last semester working on practicum projects for nine of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative's (SCRC) corporate partners, overcoming and adapting to the challenges of working remotely to provide their clients with valuable recommendations and solutions. 

Jun 8, 2021

Marcus Grevel on Humanitarian Supply Chain, Serving and ‘True Grit’

By employing courage, maintaining a headstrong demeanor and sense of humble servitude, Jenkins MBA student and active duty soldier Marcus Grevel is helping to strengthen the humanitarian supply chain.

Jun 7, 2021

Painting Success: How Radhika Date Uses Art to Understand Supply Chain

While some would argue that industrial engineering and supply chain are technical and logically-oriented fields, recent MIE grad Radhika Date believes creativity has a place in her area of study.

May 19, 2021

Q&A with Noel Greis: The Future of the Machine Tool Industry

Noel Greis, research professor of operations and supply chain management in the Poole College of Management, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation to examine critical gaps in knowledge and capacity in the U.S. machine tool industry.

May 12, 2021

Poole Class of 2021 Spotlight: Supply Chain Resource Cooperative Practicum

As many other companies have in the past, the American Red Cross reached out to the Poole College of Management’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) to see if its faculty and students could assist with a current business challenge.

Apr 30, 2021

The Best Study Practices for Acing Exams

Two NC State experts shared their advice for how students can take on exams with their best foot forward and finish the year strong.