Tag «Supplier diversity»

MCC’s Chris Kelly earns KC Chamber’s Supplier Diversity Ace Award

A Metropolitan Community College employee is being recognized for her commitment to diversity. Christine (Chris) Kelly, supplier diversity program coordinator, has been selected as this year’s Supplier Diversity Ace Award Winner by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes individuals who have “made a durable commitment to embracing diversity in their workplace …

MCC event gives diverse companies a chance to land new business

UPDATE from March 14 event:  Summary of attendance: 179 Individuals in attendance 85 Diverse businesses 132 Business owners 42 Corporate, government and resource organizations 48 Corporate, government and resource individuals Testimonials: “The exposition was a great success! We appreciate all you do to give us these opportunities.” Iyabo Dedmon, President ThriveOn Concepts, LLC. “Great job …

MCC forum for diverse business owners makes hundreds of successful connections

More than 50 companies and organizations made connections with more than 150 diverse business owners at Metropolitan Community College during its annual procurement event. On Tuesday, March 14, the Human Resource and Purchasing Department of MCC, in partnership with DST, Hallmark, JE Dunn, Kiewit, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, Kansas City Power and Light …

MCC spotlight: NAEP supplier diversity event

Professional development leaders at Metropolitan Community College played a key role at a summer conference, focusing on procuring the best and most diverse resources for higher education. MCC Chancellor Mark James was the welcome speaker for the 2016 National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Supplier Diversity Institute, held at the Embassy Suites in Kansas City July …