CollegeBuys Newsletter

January 2019

Foothill-De Anza College Purchasing Modernizes Paper Ordering Process

Foothill-De Anza Community College District's purchasing team has partnered with facilities to modernize their current paper ordering process using the Foundation's cooperative agreement with Office Depot for all office supplies.

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Mayra Radillo Earns Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) Credential

Mayra Radillo was among one of six professionals in California and 77 nationwide who successfully completed the CPPB examination in May 2018.

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Corporate Roundtable

The Corporate Roundtable provides an opportuntiy for businesses to be involved with our Community Colleges in meaningful ways and make significant contributions to our students and state.

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AB - 3186 Legislation On Its Way to Approval 

AB 3186 allows the colleges to use a variety of factors in awarding contracts through a "Best Value RFP" — which considers other factors beyond price in the award of a contract. 

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Foothill-De Anza Purchasing Department to Launch New Electronic Purchase Order

The Foothill-De Anza Purchasing Department has been working with ETS to develop, test, and implement an e-PO process to automate the creation of a digital PO with electronic signature and electronic distribution to both the vendor and requester.  

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New Contracts Added

New contracts have been added to CollegeBuys for furniture and facilities featuring new options for delivery and pricing, additional discount incentives, and more! 

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MRO Contract Highlights


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