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Helpful Tips for Mileage Reimbursement

If you have ever completed a mileage reimbursement form, you know how tedious and time-consuming it can be. And then to learn that it has been returned for corrections after all of that work can be just as frustrating. Luckily, Accounts Payable (AP) has put together some helpful tips to consider when completing and submitting mileage reimbursement forms. […]

April 2017 Procurement News

Welcome César Colón, New Assistant Director of Procurement A Message from Rhonda Ulmer, Managing Director, Procurement Please join me in extending a warm welcome to the newest member of the Procurement team, César Colón. César joined us as the assistant director of procurement on Monday, March 20, 2017. Prior to accepting his new role with […]

Accounting Update on Purchasing Software Licenses

In an effort to better predict and record software expenses, the College is adopting modified processes for software license and/or software support purchases. Going forward, software purchases that total more than $6,000 in a single transaction will be expensed monthly over the term of the license — whether the purchase covers two fiscal years or […]

July 2016 Procurement News

Don’t Fall Victim to Toner Scams A Message from Rhonda Ulmer, Managing Director, Procurement As July is the start of our new budget year, now is as good a time as any to review our approved vendors for purchasing toner, because scammers are at it again – requesting payment for supplies that were never ordered. Last […]

June 2016 Procurement News

2015-16 Purchase Order Close Out A message from Rhonda Ulmer, Managing Director, Procurement The cut-off date for the issuance of new purchase orders in preparation of the year-end close out was Wednesday, June 8, 2016. As stated in the recent communications from Loren Bender, vice president, business operations and finance, all outstanding items on purchase orders must be received […]

April 2016 Procurement News

Purchasing Technology Equipment and Software A message from Rhonda Ulmer, Managing Director, Procurement On Wednesday, July 1, 2015, the Office of Information Technology (OIT), in collaboration with procurement, finance and budgeting departments, implemented a new, centralized purchasing process for the acquisition of all technology equipment, including printers and software. Reminder: All technology purchases must be made […]

March 2016 Procurement News

When to Use a Consultant Agreement A message from Rhonda Ulmer, Managing Director of Procurement When do I use the Consultant Agreement? A consultant agreement is used when the College requires an experienced professional or business to provide expert knowledge in an advisory capacity for a particular project or business decision. Consulting services consist of those […]

December 2015 Procurement News

What’s New with the P-card Program? A message from Rhonda Ulmer, Managing Director of Procurement Procurement appreciates the feedback received from all P-card users, approvers and budget managers at the User Groups Meetings. In an effort to continuously improve the purchasing card program, the College is working on several new initiatives. Weekly Downloads Working with […]

Get Your Technology Procurement Questions Answered

Have you recently attempted to purchase technology software or hardware and were surprised to receive notice of a new procedure? Effective Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Valencia transitioned to a new, centralized purchasing process for the acquisition of all technology equipment and software. With this new process, all technology orders must be submitted in a new […]

August 2015 Procurement News

Week of August 9 – 15, 2015 Procurement Announces New Staff and Updates A message from Rhonda Ulmer, Managing Director, Procurement We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new purchasing agent, Christy Colgan, who joined the procurement department on Monday, July 13, 2015. Christy previously worked for a small construction company as […]