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

Sodero Article Featured as ‘Research for the Real World’

Sodero Article Featured as ‘Research for the Real World’

Research led by Annibal Sodero, Walton College assistant professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management, has been selected as part of the “Research for the Real World” series in a special issue of Supply Chain Quarterly.

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New Student Jobs at the McMillon Innovation Studio

New Student Jobs at the McMillon Innovation Studio

McMillon Innovation Studio will be forming innovation design teams and is hiring student project leaders to lead teams. All majors are welcome to apply.

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Student Wins National AWESOME Excellence in Education Award

Student Wins National AWESOME Excellence in Education Award

Monica Sewell, a sophomore from Overland Park, Kansas, is one of five students selected nationally this year to receive the AWESOME Excellence in Education Scholarship Award.

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