Schooling the Next Generation of Industrial Engineers

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine

The journey from a music degree to a career in supply chain management may not sound like a logical pathway, but for Jerimy Logan, it made sense.

He received his undergraduate degree in music from Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois, then worked as an office manager for a granite and marble company while pursuing a career in music. “One of my job responsibilities was managing shipments into and out of the company, which introduced me to transportation and logistics,” said Logan.

His experience with the company led Logan to go back to school. He received his master’s degree in supply chain management from Loyola University in Chicago in 2019. While at Loyola, he received a scholarship from the Material Handling Education Foundation Inc. (MHEFI).

The MHEFI has awarded more than $2.5 million in scholarships and grants since its inception in 1976. The foundation is an independent charitable organization dedicated to supporting the study of material handling, logistics and supply chain, exposing students to the many career opportunities in the industry…

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