Adam Tompkins

May 6, 2020

Graduation Spotlight: Nikki Hensley

With a passion for sustainability and the environment, Nikki Hensley wanted to pursue a more technical education than what she might find in traditional environmental science programs. “My passion is to help corporations and businesses improve sustainable product offerings,” Hensley […]

May 6, 2020

Graduation Spotlight: Quavis Johnson

Not surprisingly, recent circumstances have presented some unexpected challenges for graduating senior Quavis Johnson. “COVID-19 significantly impacted our project,” Johnson says of the supply chain practicum project he spent his final semester working on. For the project, Johnson spent weeks […]

Apr 23, 2020

Webinar Provides Expert Insights on Leadership, Economic Outlook Amid COVID-19

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) held its first webinar on April 16th to discuss different viewpoints on how leaders can effectively operate during the coronavirus and prepare for its long-term effects.  The event was moderated by SCRC Executive Director […]

Apr 17, 2020

Helping Students ‘Think and Do’: John Zapko

In this spotlight Q&A, SCRC Executive Advisor John Zapko talks about how and why he advises our supply chain students as they work on projects with our corporate partners each year, including how they’ve overcome the unique challenges of this semester. […]

Apr 17, 2020

MBA Program, Supply Chain Project Help Scientist Diversify Skill Set

Mai Doan is a part-time Jenkins MBA student at the Poole College of Management, in addition to being a full-time senior associate scientist at Biogen, a multinational biotechnology company. She says that, given her largely-scientific background, earning her MBA is […]

Mar 31, 2020

How Two Companies Founded by NC State Students are Helping to Reduce Textile Waste (Student Blog)

By Caleb White, SCRC Marketing and Communications Intern In a world becoming more focused on creating a better tomorrow, there has been a great shift towards creating more sustainable products. Many industries have adapted, but it seems that the fashion […]

Mar 20, 2020

Public Procurement, Supply Chain Makes for Successful Partnership

By Poole College of Management Staff Some of the industries most vital to citizens’ everyday lives are also those of which people are least aware. Public procurement — the process public sector professionals use to obtain goods and services for […]

Mar 20, 2020

Tessa Johnson BS’20

Name: Tessa Johnson Hometown: Hanover, MD Course of study: Business Administration with a concentration in Supply Chain/Operations Management; double minor in Arts Entrepreneurship and Leadership in a Cross Disciplinary Perspective Anticipated graduation date: May 2020 Why did you decide to […]

Feb 20, 2020

An Alumnus’ Take on the Coronavirus’ Supply Chain Impact

Krunal Sonpal graduated from NC State University in 2018 with a Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering degree and now works as VP of Sourcing at BNY Mellon. Since graduation, Krunal has been using data to see the impact of geopolitical, […]

Feb 10, 2020

A Day in the Life of Two Poole Supply Chain Management Students

By Justin Goldberg What’s a day like in the life of an NC State University Poole College of Management undergraduate student?  We followed Alaina Martineau and Justin Mason, junior business administration majors at Poole College, through their days’ various activities […]