Students & Alumni

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.

Jun 16, 2020

Graduation Spotlight: Graham Murphrey

For recent Poole College of Management alumnus Graham Murphrey, supply chain management is all about solving problems to make processes more efficient. He says it’s what interests him most about the field, and is the reason he decided to study it in the first place.

May 15, 2020

Leading the Pack: Kaitlyn Pennington

Kaitlyn Pennington is a 2017 Jenkins MBA alumna. Pennington now works as a senior analysis of supply chain insights at the American Red Cross. She says that, one key element to her student experience was the opportunity to complete multiple […]

May 6, 2020

Graduation Spotlight: Nikki Hensley

With a passion for sustainability and the environment, Nikki Hensley wanted to pursue a more technical education than what she might find in traditional environmental science programs. “My passion is to help corporations and businesses improve sustainable product offerings,” Hensley says.

May 6, 2020

Graduation Spotlight: Quavis Johnson

Not surprisingly, recent circumstances have presented some unexpected challenges for graduating senior Quavis Johnson. “COVID-19 significantly impacted our project,” Johnson says of the supply chain practicum project he spent his final semester working on.

Apr 17, 2020

MBA Program, Supply Chain Project Help Scientist Diversify Skill Set

Mai Doan is a part-time Jenkins MBA student at the Poole College of Management, in addition to being a full-time senior associate scientist at Biogen, a multinational biotechnology company. She says that, given her largely-scientific background, earning her MBA is […]

Mar 31, 2020

How Two Companies Founded by NC State Students are Helping to Reduce Textile Waste (Student Blog)

In a world becoming more focused on creating a better tomorrow, there has been a great shift towards creating more sustainable products. Many industries have adapted, but it seems that the fashion industry has yet to fully adopt the trend.

Mar 20, 2020

Tessa Johnson BS’20

"The thing I like most is the trust I have in my professors. Most of the professors in the department have industry experience and are able to bring students more in-depth insights to the world of supply chain."

Feb 20, 2020

An Alumnus’ Take on the Coronavirus’ Supply Chain Impact

Krunal Sonpal graduated from NC State University in 2018 with a Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering degree and now works as VP of Sourcing at BNY Mellon. Since graduation, Krunal has been using data to see the impact of geopolitical, […]

Feb 10, 2020

A Day in the Life of Two Poole Supply Chain Management Students

By Justin Goldberg What’s a day like in the life of an NC State University Poole College of Management undergraduate student?  We followed Alaina Martineau and Justin Mason, junior business administration majors at Poole College, through their days’ various activities […]