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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.