News around Schneider

University to Pilot ROTC Program Next Year

Through a joint-venture, the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps and UW-Eau Claire will pilot a one-year ROTC curriculum starting in the 2009-2010 school year which will focus on leadership development. If approved for a permanent basis, the program will be housed in the COB Center for Leadership.

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Student Organizations

Enjoy Dinner While Supporting PSE

Pi Sigma Epsilon, a professional sales student organization and Boston's are sponsoring a night for UW-Eau Claire students on Tuesday, April 7 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Proceeds from this event will go toward PSE to help fund future organization expenses.

AMA Attends International Conference, Chapter Receives Award

A group of eleven members from the UW-Eau Claire chapter of the American Marketing Association attended the 31st Annual International Collegiate Conference held March 26–28 in New Orleans, LA. The students took part in the conference to become better prepared to launch successful marketing careers and compete against 146 universities from across North America.

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August Commencement

Due to the recent budget situation, UW-Eau Claire has eliminated August Commencement indefinitely. Canceling the ceremony has been discussed for years, due to low participation. However, a third ceremony may be added to May 2010 commencement

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Scholarship Updates

College of Business
Applications available: Tuesday, March 10
Deadline: Wednesday, April 15 at 4:00 pm

Lands' End Still Offering Scholarships

Lands' End will still offer scholarships to students pursuing careers in finance, management, marketing, merchandising, retail or design and who are interested in internships or employment with the company. Follow the link below to find out about the new application process

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Lands' End will also offer $1,000 grants for on-campus student organizations to be put toward learning opportunities which go beyond classroom study. Preference is given to organizations in the fields of finance, marketing, merchandising, retail, and apparel design.

The application deadline is Wednesday, September 30, 2009. Selections will occur in November, and awards will be distributed in January.

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Laptop Support

Get your laptop ready for the fall 2009 requirement by dropping by the Schneider Hall Lobby, Now through May 7 for free tech support provided by Upper-Level IS students.

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Mark your calendar

April 3 – May 1
Fall semester undergraduate registration by assigned day/time; $100 down payment required; Undergraduate who must get PACs from advisers include: (1) all freshmen and sophomores (students with fewer than 60 earned credits), (2) all first-degree transfer students, and (3) juniors and seniors not in good academic standing, and (4) all College of Business majors.

Friday, April 10
April Break

Monday, April 13
Classes Resume

Last day to file a withdrawal from the University with “W”s; Last day to withdraw from individual full-semester classes

Sunday, April 19
BUS Tee Off for The Arc
Wild Ridge Golf Course
3905 Kane Road
Eau Claire, WI 54703

April 21 - 26
University Honors Week

Friday, April 24
$100 down payment for summer registration due. Registrations will be cancelled if $100 is not paid.

Mgmt 449 Sim Superbowl
12:30 - 3:00 pm

Saturday, April 25
AMA Fun Run
Carson Park - Oak Pavilion
Race Registration: 8:00 am
Rollerblading Start: 9:30 am
5K run/walk: 10:00 am

Beta Gamma Sigma Initiation
Time: TBA

April 27-29
Student Research Day

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