Stories From 2021

Apr 15, 2021

Naval Officer Brings Jenkins MBA experience To White House Task Force For COVID-19 Response

The White House Task Force called upon alum William Morrison when searching for experienced supply chain management professionals to coordinate the complex effort to invest federal dollars to produce personal protective equipment (PPE).

Mar 24, 2021

Five Upcoming Trends and Shifts in Supply Chain

Five experts from the NC State Supply Chain community provided their insights on what they anticipate companies focusing on in response to recent disruptions.

Mar 23, 2021

Tips for Making the Most of Your Wellness Day

For some students, looming deadlines and other stressors can make NC State's wellness days seem futile. However, three of the university's wellness experts offer several ways you can ensure you're benefiting from the 24-hour recess.

Mar 22, 2021

How One Respected Instructor Created New Beginnings

Since 2010, Professor Tracy Freeman has been going above and beyond to prepare her students for life beyond the classroom. As she plans to soon begin a well-deserved retirement, she leaves behind a multitude of contributions worth revisiting.

Feb 24, 2021

Is E-Commerce the New Commerce?

Poole College professor Don Warsing weighs in on how Internet-based transactions are now the norm. Should we re-evaluate how we define, teach and approach the concept of commerce?

Feb 24, 2021

Transparent Supply Chains in Uncertain Times

Visibility and transparency are two words often associated with successful supply chain operations — especially in recent months. But what are the differences, and why do they matter? Poole College professors Tim Kraft and Eda Kemahlioglu-Ziya help break down this highly-relevant topic.

Jan 25, 2021

Helping Consumers Change the World When They Shop

Can all of the fair labor programs be folded into one score for consumers?

Jan 22, 2021

Jenkins MBA Alumnus Creates Opportunities for Collaboration

A partnership between Eaton and the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC), facilitated by an MBA alum, is providing exchangeable benefits of experience, connections and knowledge.

Jan 22, 2021

Faculty Spotlight: Brad Ashbaugh and “All Hands on Deck”

Professor Brad Ashbaugh prepares his students to bring their unique perspective on day one in the real world.

Jan 22, 2021

Kate Lundy: An Alum Who Never Stops Learning

She is rising to success and has become a strong consulting professional with a supply chain degree from Poole College; however, Lundy remains humble and thankful for the perspectives she gained from academia.