Jenkins MBA Alumnus Creates Opportunities for Collaboration
A partnership between Eaton and the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC), facilitated by an MBA alum, is providing exchangeable benefits of experience, connections and knowledge.
Faculty Spotlight: Brad Ashbaugh and “All Hands on Deck”
Professor Brad Ashbaugh prepares his students to bring their unique perspective on day one in the real world.
Kate Lundy: An Alum Who Never Stops Learning
She is rising to success and has become a strong consulting professional with a supply chain degree from Poole College; however, Lundy remains humble and thankful for the perspectives she gained from academia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.