ISM Services Group Names University Scholarship Winners

FOR RELEASE: December 3, 2009

Eleven supply management students receive scholarships.

(TEMPE, Ariz.) December 3, 2009 — The Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) Services Group has announced winners of 2009 University Relations scholarships. Eleven students representing top supply management programs at five universities were honored today at the 10th Annual ISM Services Conference.

"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 the ISM Services Group leadership team. "Scholarships and other funding are a great way to assist students in top supply management degree programs." Targeted universities include Arizona State University, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, University of San Diego and Rutgers University. The following students were named 2009 ISM Services Group Scholarship winners:

  • Ashley Williams, Roxana Toma, Amy Hwang: Arizona State University — W. P. Carey School of Business
  • Meggie Powers, Alex McMall: Michigan State University — The Eli Broad College of Business
  • Alice Wong, William Stopa: Rutgers Business School — Center for Supply Chain Management
  • Ian Dunigan, Kathy Nobile: University of San Diego School of Business Administration — Supply Chain Management Institute
  • Matthew Smith, Michael Hankamp: Western Michigan University — Haworth College of Business

Each scholar received US$1,000 plus sponsored registration and travel allowance to attend the ISM Services Conference taking place December 3-4, 2009 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix.

The ISM Services Group is one of several groups comprised of ISM members with common interests in education and networking in various topics. Members are either in service industries or are supply management professionals who buy services. ISM Services Group's University Relations efforts focus on four main areas: mentoring, internships, scholarships and on-site activities. Visit the ISM Services Group online at

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 a not-for-profit membership association serving more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. ISM offers credentialing to professionals around the world with the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) qualification. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

Media Contact:
ISM Public Relations
Jean McHale, extension 3143

ISM Services Group University Relations
Marty Bell, C.P.M., A.P.P.
Christopher Flum, C.P.M.