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Enterprise Systems Student Union partners with Cargill to Feed America

March 31, 2017

Enterprise Systems Student Union partners with Cargill to Feed America

Grand Rapids, MI, March 15, 2017: Students of the Seidman College of Business’s Enterprise
Systems Student Union are partnering with Cargill Inc. based out of Hopkins, MN, to work towards
decreasing food related problems in the West Michigan Area. On Saturday, March 25th students will be
volunteering at the Feeding America West Michigan food bank, which is a direct partner with the GVSU
Replenish Food Pantry The group has also partnered with Cargill to provide a donation to the Replenish
Food Pantry at GVSU (the GVSU food pantry) that will be used to augment the organization’s outreach
programs. Cargill will be doing a similar volunteer event in conjunction with the ESSU’s at the Second
Harvest Heartland facility, a Feeding America partner.

Some more information about the ESSU: The Enterprise Systems Student Union (ESSU) is
the first student organization, open to all majors, at GVSU created specifically for students interested in
Enterprise Systems/ERP. The purpose of this organization is to provide a better understanding of
enterprise systems and to provide a link between the university and companies who utilize enterprise
systems. The organization hosts the ERP speaker series, provides networking opportunities with
companies, conducts resume workshops and practice interviews, and provides tutoring to management
information systems students.

Some more information about Cargill: Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and
industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and
communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and 150 years of experience. We have
150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way,
reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. For more
information, visit The ESSU is directly partnered with the Cargill Global IT internship
program, which recruits from the MIS program at the GVSU Seidman College of Business.

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