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Supplier Diversity News

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 12:18pm
Kent State University’s Supplier Diversity program is committed to hiring Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WOBE) to restore the buildings around campus. The Supplier Diversity program is an important component of Kent State’s overall diver...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 11:42am
TLC Springwater of Ohio (TLC), a minority-owned distributor of drinking water products and services, has been awarded the contract to service Kent State University’s eight-campus system. The custom label bottled water product will be used at catered events, certain promotional ac...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 11:09am
Read the article published in the December 2012/January 2013 issue of The Summit Magazine.
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 4:00pm
Veronica Cook-Euell, Kent State University’s supplier diversity program manager, was recently named Advocate of the Year by the Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council at its annual Awards Gala and Silent Auction.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 11:47am
Kent State University won a Best in Class award for supplier diversity from the Commission on Economic Inclusion, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership. The university received the award at the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s annual meeting held last month at the Clevela...
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 12:42pm
Kent State University has been nominated for the Northern Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council’s 2013 Corporation of the Year award. Kent State, the only state organization nominated in the category, is up against Eaton, FirstEnergy Corporation, KeyBank and Rockwell Automat...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 12:32pm
Supplier Diversity speaks to minority concerns regarding new construction reform law with groundbreaking matchmaker event
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 12:38pm
Kent State’s Procurement Department has appointed AG PrintPromo Solutions as the university’s preferred promotional products’ vendor. AG PrintPromo Solutions, a minority-owned business, was started in 1996 and has more than 800,000 promotional products, including an online store...
Monday, January 28, 2013 - 11:52am
There were eight Kent State University employees who received an early holiday present last month as recipients of the fourth President’s Excellence Award. Kent State President Lester A. Lefton dropped in on the workplaces of each of the recipients to notify them of their honor a...
Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 11:20am
The Kent State Procurement office Supplier Diversity recently held a Matchmaker Event to assist the Office of The University Architect in identifying construction management and construction companies with capabilities to perform work on upcoming bond and local projects.