Students & Alumni

Jun 8, 2021

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. 

Jun 8, 2021

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.

Jun 7, 2021

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.

May 12, 2021

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.

Apr 30, 2021

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.

Apr 15, 2021

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).

Jan 22, 2021

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.

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 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.