Press Releases

E&I Cooperative Services Selects Brightspace

October 1, 2018 — E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) — the largest and most experienced member-owned, non-profit purchasing cooperative serving the needs of education in the United States — has selected D2L’s Brightspace as its new learning management system (LMS) following a highly competitive solicitation process that involved the industry’s top...

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E&I Launches Enhancements to Competitively Solicited Grainger Contract

September 20, 2018 - E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has announced several value enhancements to their contract with W.W. Grainger (Grainger) designed to offer E&I institutional members greater discounts and incentives on maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products. These enhancements follow significant incentive payments made to members who used the Grainger...

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E&I Opens Nominations for 2018 Cloud Leadership Awards

August 28, 2018 - E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is now accepting nominations for the second annual Cloud Leadership Awards. Sponsored this year by D2L, DLT, Juniper Networks, and Canon, the Awards recognize higher education institutions that are leading innovation using cloud applications, benefiting students, teachers, administrators, and staff. “Technology is a...

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E&I Presents Annual David H. Lord Cooperative Purchasing Award

April 19, 2018 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has named Carol Barnhill, CPM, CPPO, APO as this year’s winner of the prestigious David H. Lord Cooperative Purchasing Award. The award was presented by former E&I President David Lord at the E&I Stockholders’ Meeting held during the National Association of Educational Purchasing...

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E&I Cooperative Services Names New Members to Board of Directors

April 16, 2018 - E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) announced five newly appointed members to the Board of Directors during the Cooperative’s Stockholders Meeting held during the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) 97th Annual Meeting on April 9, 2018. The election results come alongside the news that the Board of Directors...

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E&I Presents 10th Annual Business Partner Awards

April 11, 2018 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) presented their annual Business Partner Awards during the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Annual Meeting held in Orlando, Florida on April 10th, 2018. These awards, now in their tenth consecutive year, are presented annually to business partners who demonstrate extraordinary dedication...

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E&I Adds Eight New Agreements to its Competitive Contract Portfolio

March 27, 2018 - E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has expanded its portfolio of contracts with eight new agreements. These contracts are designed to help higher education, K-12, and related educational institutions reduce costs, optimize supply chain efficiencies, and save time on the request for proposal (RFP) process. Members can now access...

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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...

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