Penn State Smeal senior supply chain major one of 5 national scholarship winners

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Laura Holleran, a senior supply chain and information systems major at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, was one of five women chosen from a national pool of applicants for an AWESOME (Achieving Women's Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management, and Education) scholarship.

An AWESOME scholarship offers university women the opportunity to participate in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Edge Conference and the annual AWESOME Symposium.

Holleran is a member of the Sapphire Leadership Academic Program and the first recipient of the Robert A. Novack Scholarship in Supply Chain Management. She is also the president of Penn State’s CSCMP student roundtable. She became a member when she was a freshman and has held leadership positions since she arrived at Penn State.

She has completed internships with Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies in Taylor, Michigan, and with Dell in Austin, Texas. Holleran was also a research participant at Smeal’s Center for Supply Chain Research for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Industries.

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Last Updated November 30, 2017