SCRC News

Oct 16, 2020

10 Pieces of Career Advice from a Seasoned Expert

Roughly three years ago, SCRC Executive Director Rob Handfield listened to a presentation from the president of Lenovo’s Data Center Group, Kirk Skaugen, who shared some advice based on the key lessons he had learned over the course of his […]

Oct 15, 2020

Pillars of the Public: Procurement Officials

By The NASPO Research and Innovation Team At the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), we are state procurement officials’ educational, networking and training arm. To the public, procurement is a hidden function, but procurement has touched almost every […]

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.

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.

Jul 5, 2020

Gartner Ranks NC State Jenkins MBA No. 10 in Supply Chain

The NC State Poole College of Management’s Jenkins MBA supply chain management program rose five places to No. 10 in Gartner Research’s 2020 ranking of graduate supply chain programs in North America. Several key trends among top-ranked programs in the […]

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.