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Procurement Announces New Banner Features To Improve...

Monday, July 18, 2022 As part of the “Banner Back to Basics” — an Office of Information Technology initiative that reduces or eliminates the need for modifications by leveraging Banner’s current features and functionality — our Procurement department is introducing changes to the purchasing process that will increase the efficiency of the procurement lifecycle. This […]

Happy New Fiscal Year!

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 Friday, July 1, 2022, marked the official start of Valencia’s new fiscal year — 2022-2023. Now is the perfect time to reflect, celebrate accomplishments and rethink and reorganize our approach as we continue our work. To help us transition into the new year, Assistant Vice President of Budgets and Analysis Oscar […]

Procurement Fiscal Year-end Closing Reminders

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 A Message from Yaremis Fullana, Managing Director, Procurement For employees who have access to enter requisitions, as we continue to see significant supply chain delays in various industries, it’s imperative you plan accordingly and finalize all of your purchases as soon as possible. In order to ensure a successful year-end closing, […]

Vehicle Rental Contract Change Effective Now

Tuesday, October 20, 2020  A Message From Yaremis Fullana, Managing Director, Procurement There has been a contract change for rental vehicles at the College, as Valencia now has a five-year contract for employee travel with Avis and Budget Car Rental, part of the Avis Budget Group. This means employees who made reservations with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, […]

Procurement News, October 2020

Learn About Procurement Strategies in Upcoming Training  Tuesday, October 6, 2020 If you play an active role in sourcing product for your department, our Procurement department will offer a training that will provide procurement strategies and resources available to help you maximize your budget. The course, Smart Procuring, will cover methods to procure goods and services […]

Budget, Procurement and Accounts Payable Updates

A Message from Oscar Cristancho Mercado, Assistant Vice President, Budgets and Analysis With the majority of employees working remotely, the Budget, Procurement and Accounts Payable teams have been reviewing existing business practices to ensure they are aligned with a remote work environment. Our goal is to allow for flexibility while ensuring adherence to Valencia’s policies and procedures. As […]

Procurement Training Opportunities

Due to COVID-19, these sessions have been postponed. Updates will be provided, when available. Want to maximize your budget? You don’t have to work in procurement to become a procurement guru. Attend these sessions and you will learn strategies and resources that help you stretch your budget. Space is limited, so don’t miss out. GSA […]

Procurement News, July 2019

Welcome to Amazon Business Prime! Amazon Business Prime has come to Valencia College. Procurement has established a centralized Amazon Business account to simplify purchases of items not available through other sellers and contracts. Through Amazon Business Prime, you now have access to all items available on the standard site, plus additional business-specific items and features […]

Happy New Fiscal Year

It’s hard to believe that we are already in fiscal year 2019-2020, as Monday, July 1, 2019, officially marked the commencement of Valencia’s new fiscal year. Now is the perfect time to reflect on FY 18-19, celebrate accomplishments and plan for opportunities to come in FY 19-20. For starters, the new fiscal year is a […]

Procurement News, April 2019

Petty Cash Phase-out is Underway In February, Valencia College’s District Board of Trustees repealed Policy 6Hx28:6-03.1: Expenditures, which removed petty cash reimbursement for emergency items costing less than $75 as a purchasing option. To give employees time to transition from petty cash reimbursements to other forms of payment, there will be a phase-out period through Friday, June 28, 2019, the […]