FOR RELEASE: January 23, 2008
ISM Public Relations
800/888-6276, extension 3087
800/888-6276, extension 3143
(TEMPE, Ariz.) January 23, 2008 — The Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) Services Group announces the winners of the 2007 University Relations scholarships. Each student received $1,500 plus sponsored registration and travel allowance to the ISM Services Conference that took place November 29-30, 2007 in Phoenix.
The following students were presented with awards:
The Services Group's University Relations efforts focus on four main areas: mentoring, internships, scholarships and on-site activities. The ISM Services Group is one of several groups comprised of ISM members with common interests in education and networking in various topics.
"One of our group's key focuses is investing in the education of future supply management professionals," says Marty Bell, C.P.M., A.P.P., member of ISM Services Group Leadership Team. "Scholarships and other funding are a great way to assist students in top supply management degree programs."
As the largest supply management institute in the world, the mission of Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is to lead supply management. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence, influence building and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM continues to extend the global impact of supply management. ISM is proud to recognize professional excellence in supply management with awards such as the ISM R. Gene Richter Awards for Leadership and Innovation in Supply Management and the J. Shipman Gold Medal Award. ISM's membership base includes more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. Supply management professionals are responsible for trillions of dollars in the purchases of products and services annually. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).