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Arthur Hanby CPO Scholarship Winners

Arthur Hanby Chief Procurement Officer Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced

November 15, 2017- The 2017 Arthur Hanby Chief Procurement Officer Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Terri L. Allen of Dayton Public Schools and Steve Staggs of Clark County School District. Sponsored by E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) in collaboration with the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS), this prestigious award honors two senior procurement leaders with the opportunity to participate in the Council's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Conference. The CGCS CFO Conference connects chief procurement...

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2017 Cloud Leadership Awards Winners

E&I Welcomes Patrick Moran as New Portfolio Support Executive, Culinary Category

November 6, 2017- E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) welcomes Patrick Moran as the newest member of its Portfolio Support Executive team. Patrick will focus on the Cooperative's growing culinary category, which includes contracts from suppliers such as America To Go, Chartwells, and Levy Restaurants. Patrick will be responsible for implementing business development and consultative strategies to market E&I's culinary contracts to member institutions. He will work collaboratively with E&I business partners, as well as the Cooperative's...

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2017 Cloud Leadership Awards Winners

E&I Announces Winners of Inaugural Cloud Leadership Awards

November 6, 2017- E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) announces the winners of their inaugural Cloud Leadership Awards. Winners were awarded during the EDUCAUSE 2017 Annual Conference reception held on November 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, P.A. Sponsored by Adobe, Cisco, Microsoft Azure, and CDW-G, the Cloud Leadership Awards honor the achievements of higher education institutions that have benefited students, teachers, administrators, and staff by using cloud solutions. A total of 24 awards across six categories and 18...

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E&I “Boots Up” Competitively Awarded Contract for Computer & Related Equipment and Services with CDW-G

August 8, 2017 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) members can now take advantage of a new competitively awarded contract for Computer Equipment and Related Hardware, Software, Services, and Support through CDW Government LLC (CDW-G), a Fortune 500 company with over 30 years in the tech industry. This contract provides access to a diverse portfolio of professional IT products and services offered by CDW-G at a considerable discount. Additional benefits include streamlined e-commerce and e-procurement integrations,...

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E&I Board of Directors Additions

E&I Announces Newly Appointed Members to Board of Directors

July 25, 2017 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors: Ron Moraski, Director of Procurement Services at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and Dr. Judy Mitchell, President of Joliet Junior College. These appointments are in response to the retirement of two current Board members: Mary Dukakis, Associate Vice President for Administration and Strategic Sourcing at Southern New Hampshire University, and Amir Dabirian, Vice President of Information...

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Higher Education Catering Cost Savings

E&I’s America To Go Contract Brings Catering Cost Efficiencies to UCSF

June 28, 2017 - E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) and America To Go (ATG) have teamed up to help the University of California – San Francisco (UCSF) simplify and improve its managed restaurant and catering procurement process. As a result, the University has realized considerable benefits, including increased controls and policy compliance as well as significant time and cost efficiencies. UCSF was facing several challenges regarding its catering spend. The university was looking to implement a...

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E&I Cooperative Services Opens Nominations for Inaugural Cloud Leadership Awards supported by Adobe, Cisco, Microsoft Azure and CDW-G

June 27, 2017 - E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is now accepting nominations for its inaugural Cloud Leadership Awards. The Cloud Leadership Awards, generously sponsored by Adobe, Cisco, Microsoft Azure, and CDW•G, will honor the outstanding achievements of up to fifty higher education institutions which - through their innovative and effective use of cloud solutions - have benefitted students, teachers, administrators, and/or staff. “Technology is a critical area of interest and growth for our members, and...

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E&I HESS Partnership

E&I Partners with the Higher Education Systems and Services Consortium

June 13, 2017 - E&I Cooperatives Services (E&I) and the Higher Education Systems and Services Consortium (HESS), a non-profit organization for private colleges and universities, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work collectively to help members connect and save money through technology and services software agreements. As part of the MOU, E&I has committed to aid in the development, negotiation and management of HESS’s ERP and ancillary administrative software agreements, providing HESS members...

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E&I K-12 Contracts

E&I Expands into the K-12 Marketplace

June 1, 2017 - E&I Cooperative Services is excited to announce its expanded focus on the K-12 sector, a move that complements E&I’s deep relationships within higher education and strengthens its position as the premier member-owned cooperative serving the education marketplace. E&I has grown significantly over the last decade, and now boasts more than 4,300 members institutions and over $2.65 billion in member purchases. In the K-12 arena alone, the Cooperative has averaged an annual...

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E&I Purchase Rebates 2016

E&I Cooperative Services Presents Annual Business Partner Awards

April 3, 2017 - E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has honored the outstanding achievements of its business partners with the presentation of its annual Business Partner Awards. The awards were presented to business partners who—through their dedication to excellence, continuous improvement, and innovative practices—deliver world-class service to E&I’s members community. The award winners are as follows: Partner of the Year: VWR New Partner: Medline Member Responsiveness: Enterprise “When there is collaboration and teamwork, amazing things can...

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