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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Teamwork on MetLife Project Ensures Success for Students’ Future
Three undergraduates used what they’ve learned in the classroom to team up and tackle a spend analysis project for MetLife, providing invaluable experience for their upcoming careers.
SCRC Plays Pivotal Role in Initiative to Improve Global Supply Chain Resiliency
A team of NC State students and faculty played an integral role in a newly-launched global campaign to build integrity and resilience for businesses that participate in value chains.
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).