Adam Tompkins

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. 

Oct 16, 2020

10 Pieces of Career Advice from a Seasoned Expert

President of Lenovo’s Data Center Group, Kirk Skaugen, shared some advice based on the key lessons he had learned over the course of his 20+ year career.

Oct 15, 2020

Pillars of the Public: Procurement Officials

What is public procurement? To the public, procurement is a hidden function, but procurement has touched almost every interaction that any member of the public has with a public entity. Road asphalt? Public procurement officials buy that. N95 medical masks to fight the coronavirus pandemic? Public procurement officials buy that.

Oct 12, 2020

Overcoming Challenges When Faced With Limited Resources

Danèlle Cutting and her student team went above and beyond to provide answers for their client John Deere when working on a project for the manufacturer last fall.

Sep 21, 2020

Helping Students ‘Think and Do’: Carol Kozar

Over the past 20+ years, Carol Kozar has held executive leadership positions at IBM, RTI, and SAS. See how she's using that experience to help push NC State supply chain students forward.

Sep 18, 2020

A Clear and Constant Thirst for Academic and Professional Growth

If there was ever an award for most dedicated student, NC State alum Krunal Sonpal — who recently became VP of sourcing at a multinational investment bank — might very well be in the running.

Aug 21, 2020

When Life Gives You Lemons: A 2020 Summer Internship Story

Emily Goldblatt was supposed to spend her summer vacation half-way across the country working as a procurement intern for a major infection prevention product manufacturer. What actually happened is a whole different story.

Aug 21, 2020

The ‘Who’, ‘What’ and ‘Why’ of Two First-Year MBA Students

Get to know these two first-year MBA students, from their interest in supply chain to their expectations for starting a new chapter of their lives under such unusual circumstances.

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.