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Evelyn Hennessy

Program: Online
Graduation: MBA 2013
Organization/Current title: Skanska USA Building Inc., Manager, Training/Office Manager

Q: Why did you choose the NC State Jenkins MBA program for your graduate education?

A: NC State has a great reputation and was offering the Online course which was convenient since I work full time.

Q: How did your experience in the program contribute to your professional achievements and successes?

A: The Jenkins MBA gave me more confidence at work.

Q: What do you enjoy most about your time in the Jenkins MBA Program?

A: The enjoyed the relationships and the team work.

Q: What are a few of the most impactful classes/lessons you learned during your time at NC State?

A: The most impactful experience for me was the study abroad trip to China. It opened my eyes to a lot of things.

Q: What advice would you give for prospective and current students who are interested in your industry/profession?

A: Knowledge is power.

Q: What advice do you have for prospective Jenkins MBA students?

A: I would recommend going as far as you can go with your education. You can never lose.

Q: Could you give a brief explanation of your current line of work, and what has led you to it?

A: I work in the construction management industry. I fell into it. I love the knowledge of how buildings get built and seeing the actual building go from land to structure.