Adam Tompkins

Jul 16, 2020

A Lesson in ‘Seizing the Moment’ to Land a Full-Time Job After Graduation

For students who are serious about finding a fulfilling job after graduation, taking the time to engage with the people and opportunities around them is a must. Just ask recent Poole College of Management alumni Gabriela Snow and Allison Taphouse, who, thanks to some strategic networking their senior year, now work full-time jobs they love.

Jul 16, 2020

Helping Students ‘Think and Do’: Craig Weeks

Despite making plans to retire back in early 2018, Craig Weeks continues to spend his time helping others, including the students in NC State's supply chain program who work on projects for the SCRC's partner companies.

Jun 16, 2020

Partner Spotlight: Cheniere Energy

Bill Knittle, VP of supply chain management at Cheniere Energy, talks about what he appreciates most about NC State’s supply chain program based on his experiences sponsoring student project teams and working with the multiple undergraduate and MBA alumni he and his team have hired over the years.

Jun 16, 2020

Graduation Spotlight: Graham Murphrey

For recent Poole College of Management alumnus Graham Murphrey, supply chain management is all about solving problems to make processes more efficient. He says it’s what interests him most about the field, and is the reason he decided to study it in the first place.

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 says.

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.

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)

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 industry has yet to fully adopt the trend.