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Honors Month

39th Annual Honors Month: Honoring Excellence

Honors MonthApril is Honors Month, a time set aside by the university to celebrate scholarship, academic excellence, research and service-learning. We showcase the efforts of and recognize students for outstanding scholastic achievement.

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Beta Gamma Sigma to Initiate New Members April 30

Beta Gamma SigmaThe UW-Eau Claire chapter of Beta Gamma (BGS), the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, will hold its annual initiation, Saturday, April 30th at 1 pm in the Davies Center Alumni Room.

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UW-Eau Claire Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi to Initiate 2011 Members

Beta Alpha PsiSix University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Business majors will be inducted into Beta Alpha Psi, a national honor society for accounting and financial professionals, on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 4 pm in the Davies Center President's Room.

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College of Business students to present at first Provost's Honors Symposium

Four projects submitted by University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Business students have been selected for inclusion in the university's first Provost's Honors Symposium for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity. The event, sponsored by the University Honors Program and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, will be held Friday, May 6, 2011 from 1-5:30 pm in Schneider Hall.

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CAREER Opportunities

Job Search Boot Camp set for April 21

Private PeteJob Search Boot Camp will be held April 21 from 11-3 in Davies Center. The daylong workshop sharpens job search skills and is free and open to UW-Eau Claire students and alumni. This is a great chance to do mock interviews with area hiring professionals. Register now! Spots will fill up fast.

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Looking for a sales position?

Hormel FoodsHormel has several sales internships and full-time positions available!

For more information, contact Jessica Gardner, UW-Eau Claire Career Services or apply online.

EnterpriseEnterprise is hiring interns and full-time management trainees for Madison, Milwaukee, and other areas of Wisconsin, as well as the Twin Cities and other areas of Minnesota.

Apply online at www.go.enterprise.com.


CHAASE Presents Scholarships, Distinguished Service Awards at Annual Meeting

CHAASE Award Winners
The Health Care Administration program and the Center for Health Administration and Aging Services Excellence (CHAASE) announced 2011 scholarship and distinguished service award recipients at the annual spring banquet held March 31, 2011 at the Plaza Hotel in Eau Claire, Wis. Nearly 340 participants attended the annual event.

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UWEC Students Win Scholarship Awards in Target Case Competition

Target Case Competition
Five teams from UWEC recently competed in the Target Multi-Channel Retailing Case Study, funded by a $4000 grant through the Target Company.

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People • places • things

UW-Eau Claire Team Competes at National Sales Competition

National Sales Competition
The UW-Eau Claire team takes a photo break at the National Collegiate Sales Competition at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. From left to right: Travis Messmer, Emily Helmer, Megan Means, and Bo Anderson. Congratulations to Emily for being a quarter finalist at the competition!

UW-Eau Claire Finance Team Finishes Third at Regional Global Investment Research Challenge

CFA InstituteThe UW-Eau Claire investment research team placed third at the 2011 Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) Institute Global Investment Research Challenge (IRC), which was held February 24, 2011 at the Milwaukee Athletic Club in Milwaukee, WI. The annual competition was hosted by the CFA Societies of Madison and of Milwaukee.

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UW-Eau Claire IS Student to Present at National Undergraduate Research Conference

James A. Kasson, a senior University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire information systems major from Waupaca, WI, will present his collaborative research project, Analysis of the Online Behavior of Global Internet Audiences, at a poster session during the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. The conference will be held March 31-April 2 at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY.

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Six UW-Eau Claire business students earn All-Academic honors

Six UW-Eau Claire business students have been named to the 2011 Northern Collegiate Hockey Association All-Academic Team.

Winning the award for the second time in their careers were John Kearns and Tim Possehl.

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Amici Places 7th in NCAA Division III Championship Pentathlon

UW-Eau Claire management major Liz Amici competed in the pentathlon at the 2011 NCAA Division III Championships, March 11-12 at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio. Amici, a senior from Whitewater, WI, placed 7th in the event. She was one of nine UW-Eau Claire women's indoor track and field members who qualified to compete at nationals.


AMA to host 29th Annual Fun Run to Benefit Special Olympics

American Marketing AssociationThe University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire student chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will sponsor the 29th Annual Fun Run event, Saturday, April 30, 2011. The annual 5K race and other activities will be held in the Carson Park Oak Pavilion in Eau Claire, WI. Students, faculty and staff and community members are invited to run, walk, or rollerblade the course. The event will also feature competitions and door prizes, and music by country band Big Back Yard. Food, beverages, and fun will be served throughout the day.

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American Marketing Association Takes on Nationals

Over spring break this year the UW-Eau Claire American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter traveled to New Orleans from March 24-27 to attend the 33rd Annual International Collegiate Conference. Last year the recently established chapter received 7th place as a Distinguished Chapter and is looking to take a better place this year.

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UW-Eau Claire PSE Chapter Attends National Convention

Pi Sigma EpsilonFive members of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon attended the Pi Sigma Epsilon National Educational Foundation (NEF) National Sales and Marketing Convention in Orlando, Florida, from March 28-April 4, 2011. Over 500 students from colleges and universities across the United States attended the conference.

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Send your pictures, articles, news and events to Meredith Wolf, COB Communications and Events Coordinator.

We may post your photos on our social media sites to help promote your organization's activities.

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Mark your calendar

April 8-May 6
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.

Thursday, April 21
Job Search Boot Camp
Davies Center

Saturday, April 30
Honors Day

Beta Gamma Sigma Initiation
1:00 pm
Alumni Room

Beta Alpha Psi Initiation
4:00 pm
President's Room

Monday, May 2
UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day
12:00 noon-4:00 pm
Zorn Arena

Laptop Support

Upper-level IS students are offering tech support in the Schneider Hall Lobby to make sure your laptop meets College of Business laptop requirements. Their spring 2011 schedule is as follows:

• Mondays: 12:30-2:30 pm
• Tuesdays: 2-4 pm
• Wednesdays: 9-11 am; 2-4 pm
• Thursdays: 9:30-11:30 am

For more information, contact the COB Laptop Tech Support

The BizWire is sent electronically to COB undergraduates the first week of each month during the academic year. It can also be viewed on the COB website.

Please submit your news and photos to Meredith Wolf at wolfm@uwec.edu.

Editor: Meredith Wolf, COB communications and events coordinator; Gretchen Hutterli, assistant dean-external affairs
Graphic Designer/Developer: Bonnie Krahn, graphic artist; Shari Berg, graphic design intern

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