UC Procurement
October 2015
Power of our collective spend
In This Issue
UCLA and UCM Receive National Awards
Congratulations to UCLA for earning the National Award from University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) in the Faculty Practice Group category and UCM for receiving National Procurement Institute's Achievement of Excellence of Procurement (AEP) Award for the 5th year in a row. Read more
Bill Cooper - AVP CFO
Sponsor's Corner
Without the distinct talents of our staff, we would not be where we are today, but how do we address the question of whether we are stretching our staff beyond capacity?   Read more
Bill Cooper 
Associate Vice President  & Chief Procurement Officer

Sourcing Director- Release Date Announced!

UC Procurement eCOE is excited to announce the soon-to-be launched Sourcing Director, a new bid management application for UC Procurement staff that will be replacing the current Supplier Registration and Sourcing (SRS) system. Read more 

Susan Riddle  

eCommerce Center of Excellence 

UCSF/UCB Launches Internship Program

A job seeker creates a win-win situation when he approaches the UCSF/UCB supply chain group for experience and ends up launching their internship program. Read more
Carol Tady
Supply Chain Management, UCSF
UCSC CruzBuy Gift Card Catalog
Need a gift card? No need to leave your desk if you work at UCSC thanks to the implementation of a new National Gift Card supplier catalog. Read more   
Paul Schell
Procurement Services, UCSC
UCM Laundry Summit Highlights
In August, UCM hosted the Laundry Summit which brought together UC Procurement Professionals and laundry vendors to increase industry knowledge and share practices. Read more
Jackie Mendez and Stephanie Shafer
Procurement Services, UCM
Training News 
Missed the UC Fair Wage/ Fair Work Plan training? You can still access this webinar and others. Also, see what future trainings are in the mix.   Read more  
Andrea Tung
Program Management Office
UC Procurement Professionals Awarded CPSM® Certification
Congratulations to those who have received their CPSM certifications.  Read more



Congratulations to Jeremy Meadows for his article, Procuring Utility Scale Solar Power, located in NAEP's Fall 2015 publication of the Educational Procurement Journal.  You can read the article here.

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