Students & Alumni

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 […]

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. For the project, Johnson spent weeks […]

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)

By Caleb White, SCRC Marketing and Communications Intern 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 […]

Mar 20, 2020

Tessa Johnson BS’20

Name: Tessa Johnson Hometown: Hanover, MD Course of study: Business Administration with a concentration in Supply Chain/Operations Management; double minor in Arts Entrepreneurship and Leadership in a Cross Disciplinary Perspective Anticipated graduation date: May 2020 Why did you decide to […]

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 […]

Feb 10, 2020

How One Poole Alumna Combined Her Passion for Medicine, Supply Chain and International Studies

by Carson Powell Lorena Souza is a recent alumna of the NC State Poole College of Management who received her bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in supply chain in December 2019. While Souza will soon be starting […]

Dec 19, 2019

Award Winning Student Projects From the Fall 2019 SCRC Gallery Walk

On December 5th, 19 Jenkins MBA student teams and seven Poole College of Management undergraduate student teams gathered at the Duke Energy Hall in Hunt Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus to present their supply chain projects completed for several […]