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ISM Services Group Names 2010 Scholarship Winners

FOR RELEASE: December 2, 2010

Sixteen supply management students honored at 11th Annual ISM Services Conference.

(TEMPE, Ariz.) December 2, 2010 — Sixteen students representing top supply management programs at five universities were honored today at the 11th Annual ISM Services Conference at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, Phoenix. The conference is hosted by Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM)'s Services Group.

Scholarship recipients exemplify the very best in educational achievement and the future of the supply management profession. Each scholar received US$2,000 plus sponsored registration and travel allowance to attend the ISM Services Conference taking place December 2-3, 2010 in Phoenix. The following students were named 2010 ISM Services Group Scholarship winners:

  • Ana Acosta, Matthew Leung, Stephen Sharr, Debbi Wan: Arizona State University — W. P. Carey School of Business
  • Jason Tan, Josh DeBlaay, Ashley Kincaid: Michigan State University — The Eli Broad College of Business
  • Jaysai Ghayal, Mikhail Naumov, Arnab Senguta: Rutgers Business School — Center for Supply Chain Management
  • Brittany Berg, Thomas Amarante, Kaelen McCrane: University of San Diego School of Business Administration — Supply Chain Management Institute
  • Chelsey Meyer, Trisha Terns, Peter Lyngstad: Western Michigan University — Haworth College of Business

"One of our group's key focuses is investing in the education of future supply management professionals," says Marty Bell, C.P.M., A.P.P., member of the ISM Services Group leadership team. "Scholarships and other funding are a great way to assist students in top supply management degree programs." The targeted universities include Arizona State University, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, University of San Diego and Rutgers University.

The ISM Services Group is one of several groups comprised of ISM members with common interests in education and networking in various topics. Members are either in service industries or are supply management professionals who buy services. The Services Group's University Relations efforts focus on four main areas: mentoring, internships, scholarships and on-site activities. Visit the ISM Services Group online at

Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations. ISM is a not-for-profit educational association that serves professionals with an interest in supply management who live and work in more than 75 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) qualification and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

Media Contact:
ISM Services Group University Relations
Marty Bell, C.P.M., A.P.P.
Christopher Flum, C.P.M.

Jean McHale
ISM Public Relations
(U.S. only) 480-752-6276, extension 3143
(International) +1 480-752-6276, extension 3143