VAGP Presentation

Michelle Pickham, Buyer Specialist for UMW, recently gave a presentation, "Contract Management Systems: From the Cabinet to the Cloud," at the VAGP Fall Symposium in Fredericksburg. Michelle outlined the benefits of CMS to other government buyers, using UMW's experience with Cobblestone as an example.   … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Supplier Expo: Save the Date!

The University of Mary Washington Office of Procurement Services invites you to save the date for our second annual UMW Supplier Expo on March 8, 2017. This will be a great opportunity for UMW Department Buyers to meet and network with vendors, learn about new products or services, and view product demonstrations. The event will be co-hosted by the City of Fredericksburg and Mary Washington Healthcare. … [Read more...]

Annex A Removal

The removal of Annex A is complete. Special thanks to Dale Elethorp who championed the surplus of the unit and coordination of the removal with King George Public Schools. Thanks to others at UMW who supported the process: David Wilt, Jonathan Moore, UMW Grounds, Parking, Facilities team, and a host of others. Annex B will soon become our next focus! … [Read more...]


The modular unit in front of Westmoreland Hall, Annex A, has been purchased by King George Public Schools. Work is underway to deconstruct and remove the building. Removal is slated for completion prior to the start of Fall semester. Please be cautious around the area, as it is still a construction site. Annex B is targeted for surplus sale this summer. … [Read more...]

Contract Administrator Training

Please log in to UMW Global and complete the “2016 UMW Contract Administration Training” course no later than the first of May. The course provides CAs with a review of their responsibilities and limitations, as well as a brief look into Cobblestone’s abilities. To pass the quiz at the end of the program you must score at least 80%. If you have any questions, please contact Brittany Miller, x1127. … [Read more...]

Top 10 Department SWaM–YTD

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Department Change – Brittany Miller

  The Procurement Department is pleased to announce its newest member: As of February 1, 2016,  Brittany Miller has joined the department as our Customer Service Advocate. In her new position, she will assist with contract administration and both departmental and vendor outreach . We are eager to see Brittany's contributions to the university and welcome her aboard. … [Read more...]