The Department of Supply Chain Management is pleased to announce the award winners for the 2015/2016 academic year.
The Sigma Chi Mu Tau Honor Society, founded at the University of Arkansas in 2016, named the inaugural Sigma Chi Mu Tau Leadership Award winner Rachel Stoehr. Rachel graduated in May 2016 with a B.S.B.A. with a focus in supply chain management. Rachel was the captain of the University of Arkansas Swim and Dive team for two years conducting 400 consecutive meetings for the team. She was also a veteran leader in the University of Arkansas Athletic Leadership Academy. The Sigma Chi Mu Tau Leadership Award is given to the graduating senior who is a member of Sigma Chi Mu Tau Honors Society who has exhibited strong leadership over their college career.
The John Ozment Outstanding Junior award winner is Jonathan Schultz, a junior with double majors in supply chain management and economics. Jonathan is a member of the Honors Executive Board for the Walton College, the Head Delegate at the Model UN competition for the University of Arkansas, the co-president of Sigma Chi Mu Tau Supply Chain Management Honors Society, and the co-vice president of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society among many other activities. He participated with the University of Arkansas team that won second place nationally at the Operations Stimulus Case Competition in Denver. He has had internships at Kraft/Heinz and Nestle.
Cynthia Cooper, Tyler Ho, Ryan Pinter and Rachel Stoehr were recognized as outstanding seniors. Each of these students graduated in May 2016 with strong GPAs and a wide range of leadership and work experiences.
The Global Engagement Office in the Sam M. Walton College of Business announces the winners of the first annual Instagram International Photo Contest. Students who studied or interned abroad in the past year submitted photos in five different categories: #Cultures #LocalPeople #Places #Historic and #HogsAbroad.
The pictures were posted on the Walton Study Abroad Instagram page (@Walton_StudyAbroad) for students to vote on their favorite ones. The pictures with the most likes in each category were then judged by a panel of faculty members. The panel had the final vote on the photos in each category to determine the winners.
If you would like to see the winning photos in all five categories (1st – 3rd place and a few honorable mentions) the pictures are up on the wall outside of WCOB 343 or visit walton.uark.edu/global/contest.php.
Congratulations to our winners!
#Cultures: Wheeler Richardson, India, senior, marketing major
#LocalPeople: Emily English, Mozambique, junior, marketing major
#Places: Richard Wedding, Italy, sophomore, supply chain management major
#Historic: Meaghan Pulliam, Denmark, senior, marketing major
#HogsAbroad: Will Purdy, Vietnam, senior, management major
The Supply Chain Management Research Center and the Center for Retailing Excellence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business are hosting the Retail Supply Chain Management Summer Camp July 17-20, 2016, on the University of Arkansas campus. The program is a residential summer camp for high school students entering the 11th and 12th grades in fall 2016.
The 4-day camp will introduce students to supply chain management, logistics, retailer and supplier-related industries topics. Campers will tour nearby companies, hear from industry leaders, learn from Walton College faculty and present solutions to a business case study.
The camp is limited to 25 students. The cost is $650 per camper. Applications must be received no later than May 20. A limited number of need-based scholarships may be available.