Ashley Hall alumna and CEO of Safe Ports, Lucy Duncan, Class of '72, teaches students from Ashley Hall and R.B. Stall High School how to create a business plan. The schools are collaborating to create a plan for sustainable change that will impact the Charleston community in an area of need. The students are brainstorming what their area focus will be and will use a similar model to rapid prototyping with community leaders to fine tune their project. This opportunity has generously been provided by Andrea Zucker, Class of '99.
Ashley Hall and R.B. Stall High School collaborated on designing a piece of furniture to serve the needs of the homeless in Charleston. The partnership between the two schools was the brainchild of Andrea Zucker, Class of ’99, who generously funded the project. Mentors for the project were invited to lend expertise and feedback supporting the students as they experienced group dynamics and shared leadership. The results were wonderful. Lucy Duncan of Safe Ports, engaged with the group in their early stages and was particularly impressed with the progress she saw at this event.
Lucy Duncan, as President and CEO of Safe Ports, serves on The Citadel’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences Advisory Board, to develop and fund academic programs of excellence and distinction within the academic school.
With the goal of connecting industry and higher education to advance South Carolina’s economy, faculty and graduates from Clemson University, the University of South Carolina, and the College of Charleston gathered at the Beatty Center for the School of Business, Wells Fargo Auditorium, Charleston, SC, on March 28, 2014 for the South Carolina Supply Chain Summit.
Guest speakers shared important lessons learned in and out of the classroom on supply chain and opportunities to meet job market needs. Industry leaders related case studies that their companies and organizations have faced in reducing risk and mitigating disruption in global sourcing and transportation of goods. Lucy Duncan of Safe Ports shared, “Mission Critical: Physical Security of Supply Chain for the wartime in Afghanistan.”