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Celene M. Kalivoda

  • Assistant Professor
    Supply Chain Management
  • Director of MBA Program
    Graduate Business Studies


  • CPM - Certified Purchasing Manager
  • CPSM - Certified Professional in Supply Management

Courses Taught

  • Foundation of Business Enterprise (BCOR105)
  • Intro to Business Statistics (BCOR220)
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management (BCOR440)
  • Quality Management (MGMT350)
  • Applied Management Science (MGMT374)
  • Marketing Research (MKTG400)
  • Sourcing & Supply Chain Management (SCMG340)

Educational History

  • Penn State University (Behrend), BS Mechanical Engineering, 2001
  • Gannon University, MBA, 2011
  • Liberty University, DBA, "Study of the Correlation between Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Project Success in Nonprofits," 2018

Professional Experience

  • Operations Management Leadership Program, GE Transportation, Erie, PA. (2001-2003)
  • Contracting Agent, GE Transportation, Erie, PA. (2003-2005)
  • Sourcing Parts Specialist, GE Transportation, Erie, PA. (2005-2010)
  • Sourcing Project Manager, IEC Electronics, Newark, NY. (2010-2016)


  • L'Arche Erie - Board of Directors
  • 2018 Alternative Break Service Trip (ABST) - L'Arche Mexico City and Queretaro
  • 2019 ABST - L'Arche Ontario
  • 2019 T.R.A.V.E.L. - Australia
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