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Marking the 10th Anniversary of IPPS

Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions (IPPS) is celebrating its 10th anniversary! Check out our Decade-End Video to hear Associate Controller & Chief Procurement Officer Ted Johnson reflect on the first ten years of IPPS and our trajectory for the decade ahead. 

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Read the Latest Edition

The IPPS Quarterly is issued to our campus subscribers at the end of each quarter. Articles from IPPSters across our organization give readers quarterly highlights and insight into the roadmap ahead.

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Opportunities

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Rent a Private Mailbox on Campus

Permanent La Jolla Address / Low Rates / Rare Opportunity

 

The Trove has a limited number of private mailbox rentals on campus at highly competitive rates within the La Jolla community. Private mailboxes provide a physical street address that accepts mail and package delivery from all carriers, including FedEx and UPS - making them ideal for individuals, local business owners, and Triton affiliate groups looking for a permanent shipping address on campus that is affordable, secure, and convenient. Act now to take advantage of the current vacancies. Visit The Trove's Hours & Services page for rates and payment options.


University Credit Union 2024 Scholarships

UC San Diego's official financial partner, University Credit Union (UCU), announces three $5,000 scholarship opportunities for student members. The scholarships are designed to recognize outstanding UCU student members who have demonstrated leadership initiative in addressing educational inequities and are impacting their communities. Visit the University Credit Union Scholarship page for official rules and eligibility requirements. 


Role Changes

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Mary Wong

Facilities Management Procurement Supervisor

IPPS is happy to announce that Mary Wong has accepted a promotion to Facilities Management (FM) Procurement Supervisor. 

Before coming to UC San Diego, Mary worked in Procurement for Hyundai where she developed experience in domestic and international supply chain management. Mary joined Strategic Procurement in 2015 as the Bid Technology Specialist and has grown into her current role supporting the University as our Campus Partnership Program Manager. 

Mary has a Bachelor’s in International Studies from UC San Diego and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. She demonstrated strong leadership on numerous IPPS projects, including presenting at the National Association of Educational Procurement conference spotlighting our success in Sustainable Supply Chain, serving on the IPPS EDI committee, and implementing a nationwide non-binary gender program with one of our strategic partners. Mary has led multiple bids, negotiations, and process implementations, including support of the Enterprise Systems Renewal for both Financial and Student Information Systems.


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Ashlyn Bernal

Finance Training Manager

Ashlyn Bernal has accepted a new role within Business & Financial Services (BFS) where she will be positioned to help develop an overarching training strategy on behalf of the entire organization. This newly created role will allow Ashlyn to take what she’s learning in her Masters of Instructional Design & Technology Program at the University of San Diego, and all of the work she’s done within IPPS, to create something incredibly impactful for the entire campus.

 

Ashlyn has built strong working relationships with colleagues, she is looked to as a Subject Matter Expert in a variety of areas, and she is respected for her ability to impart knowledge. She is highly regarded across campus and her reputation precedes her in many areas, so having her take on such a critical function in support of her existing clients is going to lead to even greater successes for everyone.

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