University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Membership & Benefits

About SCMRC Membership


Benefits of membership in the Supply Chain Management Research Center at the University of Arkansas are numerous. The Supply Chain Management Research Center Mission Statement is:

  • To support initiatives to promote student recruitment, retention, and placement opportunities,
  • To support seminars and educational programs relevant to supply chain management,
  • And to coordinate and support research relevant to supply chain management.
  • For more information on the benefits of being a board member, watch this video!

 

Member Benefits


Students

  • Access to students as interns and future employees are a key benefit for our Board Members.
  • Program sponsorship and involvement is available, including but not limited to:
    • Classroom speakers,
    • Case competitions,
    • Spring and fall career fairs,
    • Scholarships,
    • Student organizations,
    • Leadership speaker series,
    • Logistics software for classrooms and projects,
    • and Business simulations.
  • Members have first-look privileges for graduates.
  • Members have opportunities for coordination of internship programs with Walton College students.

Education

  • Strong networking opportunities are available with fellow Board Members in a neutral learning environment.
  • Opportunity to build relationships with a host of peer institutions, trade and industry associations and educational organizations.
  • Seminars are held each year with nationally and internationally recognized supply chain management business leaders and academics.
  • Tuition-waved attendance is offered at one SCMRC general education program for the board member or designee and one other attendee.
  • For Annual Board of Directors Only: Supply Chain Management consortium featuring prominent educators and practitioners is available.

Research

  • Members have first-look privileges on faculty research.
  • Interact firsthand with professors and doctoral students at Board Member Symposiums.
  • Access to special training classes for Board Member companies on challenging topics.

New & Noteworthy

Walton Ph.D. Student Wins Fellowship to Study Rice, Information, Markets

Walton Ph.D. Student Wins Fellowship to Study Rice, Information, Markets

Jessica Darby wrote her honors thesis on the relationship of rice markets and information while she was an undergraduate. Now, as a doctoral candidate in the Walton College, she’s studying ways that timely and accurate information flowing out of the supply chain can help rice farmers in Arkansas and around the world.

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Supply Chain Management Announces 2017 Award Winners

Supply Chain Management Announces 2017 Award Winners

The Department of Supply Chain Management has announced its award winners for the 2016-17 academic year.

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Supply Chain Management Honor Society Inducts New Members

Supply Chain Management Honor Society Inducts New Members

Sigma Chi Mu Tau has inducted 14 members into its second class.

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