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2016 Student Case Competition

2016 Mid Atlantic District Student Case Competition Results

The APICS Mid Atlantic District hosted its seventh annual student case competition in Pittsburgh on February 26 and 27, 2016. Using “The Fresh Connection” web-based value chain simulation, 15 teams from 12 district universities began virtual preliminary rounds competition in November. The Fresh Connection has been experienced by more 10,000 professionals in 500 companies and in more than 100 universities across the world.

The final round included the top five teams presenting to chapter leaders during the Mid Atlantic District meeting. Finalists were:

Penn State (Main); University of Delaware; Temple University; Robert Morris University; and University of Pittsburgh-Katz School of Business

Congratulations to University of Pittsburgh for winning the competition. The team will represent the Mid Atlantic District this September in Washington, DC at the APICS 2016 International Student Case Competition. Penn State (Main) took second place and Robert Morris University won third place.


FIRST PLACE: University of Pittsburgh, L to R: David Uber, Sneha Kumari, Prakash Mirchandani, PhD (advisor), Michelle Masters, Rohan Pande


SECOND PLACE: Penn State (Main), L to R: Felisa Preciado, PhD (advisor), Gustavo Chaves DeSouza, Vincent Meng, Xinbo Xie, Chengxi Zhou, David Huff, PhD (advisor)


THIRD PLACE: Robert Morris University L to R: Albena Ivanova, PhD (advisor), Casey Miller, Jessica Chin, Samantha Kovalyak, Stephanie Split, Kihyun Park, PhD (advisor)

 

2015 Student Case Competition

The APICS Mid Atlantic District hosted its sixth annual student case competition in Pittsburgh on February 20 and 21, 2015. Using the “Fresh Connection” web-based value chain simulation, 16 teams composed of 73 students competed in the January-February virtual preliminary rounds. The Fresh Connection has been experienced by more 10,000 professionals in 500 companies and in over 100 universities across the world.

The final round included the top six teams presenting to the volunteer leaders during the Mid Atlantic district meeting. Congratulations to Temple University for winning the competition. The team will be representing the Mid Atlantic District in Las Vegas at the APICS 2015 International Student Case Competition in October. Bowling Green State University took second place and University of Toledo won third place.

Pictured above are the Temple University team members (L to R): Tim Jacobs, Yasmin Ahmed, Josh Murray, Steven Brady and Pauline Lao.