Diversity & Inclusion News

“Building and maintaining a successful supplier diversity program is not an easy task. However, it can be an extremely rewarding one when you realize, understand, and see the impact that your institution, organization, or company may and can have on the minority owned business seeking and receiving business opportunities.”

Valerie Rhodes-Sorrelle, M.P.A., C.P.M, Vendor Relations Manager

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Supplier Diversity News

Developing and Growing your Supplier Diversity Program & What Does it Take?

Developing and Growing your Supplier Diversity Program & What Does it Take?

We have received many questions from our membership on how to develop and grow a successful supplier diversity program at our institutions. There are many ways to accomplish this.

Oct 1, 2021

President's supplier diversity statement aids inclusive campus environment

President's supplier diversity statement aids inclusive campus environment

President Philomena V. Mantella issued a commitment to supplier diversity and said the statement will enhance the vibrancy of Grand Valley's community and assist in creating an inclusive campus.

May 27, 2021

GVSU among nine institutions in country honored for supplier diversity programs

GVSU among nine institutions in country honored for supplier diversity programs

Grand Valley was among nine colleges and universities to be recognized nationally for taking proactive steps to support minority-owned businesses through its supplier diversity program.

Mar 10, 2021

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