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Faculty & Staff news

Dr. Scott LesterDr. Scott Lester, professor of management and director of the Center for Leadership at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, has been awarded the 2013 Sister Joel Read Civic Engagement Practitioners Award from the Wisconsin Campus Compact.

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Annual APICS alumni dinner to be held April 20

APICSThe University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire APICS alumni dinner will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Stella Blues Restaurant, 306 Madison Street, Eau Claire, WI. This year’s dinner will recognize Terry Wells for 20 years of service as the APICS chapter adviser. The attire is business casual.

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Send your pictures, articles, news and events to Gretchen Hutterli, COB assistant dean-external affairs.

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

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scholarship news

Additional College of Business scholarships available for 2013–14

Xcel Energy COB Diversity/Economic Need Scholarship
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 19, 2013 at 4 pm

Who should apply: College of Business majors (accounting, business administration, business economics, finance, health care administration, information systems, management, marketing) who are members of any of the following American ethnic minority groups: African-American, Southeast Asian, Hispanic-American, or American Indian OR are economically disadvantaged as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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Management and Marketing Department Scholarships

Thomas Bergmann Memorial HR scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 5, 2013
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Jerry DuBois Memorial scholarship
Amount: $150
Deadline: April 5, 2013
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Marc Dybdahl Memorial Marketing scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 5, 2013
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Janke Premiere Properties scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 5, 2013
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Leinenkugel COB Marketing scholarship
Amount: $900
Deadline: April 5, 2013
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People • places • things

COB Students: Celebrate our AACSB reaffirmation of accreditation

AACSBStop by the Schneider Hall Lobby on Thursday, April 18th from 10 am to 3 pm for an AACSB celebration treat.


Enter the SAP University App Rumble

SAP University App Rumble

Do you have a great idea for a mobile app? If so, SAP wants to hear from you! Students are asked to take a design thinking approach, incorporating both the SAP Mobile Platform and the breakthrough database, SAP HANA. Mobile app ideas can fall under any SAP Industry, and can be business or consumer focused.

Three finalist teams will be selected to attend SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando for final judging. Submission deadline: Monday, April 8, 2013.

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Tom James Company visits UW-Eau Claire professional sales classes

Tom James Company Visit

(from l to r) Kay Kacheroski, Tom James Co.; Brian Hopkins, Tom James Co.; Dr. Bob Erffmeyer, UW-Eau Claire; Jerry Kollross, UW-Eau Claire; Ash Deshmukh, Tom James Co.

Ash Deshmukh, senior vice president-corporate development for the Tom James Company, spoke to students in the UW-Eau Claire professional sales marketing classes on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Joining Deshmukh were Tom James employees Brian Hopkins, professional clothier/sales trainer, and Kay Kacheroski, haberdasher, a UW-Eau Claire alumna. A gift from the Tom James Co. provided funds to purchase the sales team photo located on the wall of the UW-Eau Claire Center for Sales and Sales Management. Funds from the gift will also be used to purchase a video display for the center.


Get involved in UW-Eau Claire Student Senate

Elections for the 2013-14 UW-Eau Claire Student Senate will be held April 15, 16, & 17. Students can pick up petitions to run for election anytime up until April 5th at noon. Petitions are available in the, Student Senate/Legal Services Office, Davies Center 220B. For more information, contact Colleen Bader, program assistant, by email at badercb@uwec.edu or by phone at 715-836-4646.

upcoming competitions

Target IS Case Competition: Wed., April 3: Student Group Presentations; Wed., April 10: Scholarship Awards. Contact: Don Gaber, Department of Information Systems.

49th International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition: On-site Intensive Phase, April 18-20. Anaheim, CA. Student Participants: Amanda Macco, finance and Spanish double major; Jeremy Schmitt, economics and finance double major; Amber Steinert, marketing analytics major; Aimee Stolt, accounting major; and Dan Wolf, operations management major. Faculty Advisers: Matt Fish and Dr. Pedro Sottile, Department of Accounting & Finance.

9th Annual Western States Collegiate Sales Competition, April 20. California State U, Chico. Student participants: Kellen Busey, professional sales marketing major; Charles Truttman, professional sales marketing major. Faculty coach: Jerry Kollross, Department of Management & Marketing.

laptop support

Laptop Support Schedule

IS students will be available in the Schneider Hall lobby to provide laptop support to students on the following days and times.

• Mondays & Wednesdays:
10 am–12 pm, 1–3 pm
• Tuesdays & Thursdays:
10 am–12 pm, 1–2 pm
• Fridays: 9–11 am, 1-3 pm

For more information, contact:
COB Laptop Tech Support

mark your calendar

Thursday, April 4
CHAASE Spring Banquet
Practicum Open House and Poster Session: 5 pm
Social Hour: 6 pm
Dinner: 7 pm
Program: 7:45 pm
Ramada Inn, Downtown Eau Claire
205 South Barstow,
Eau Claire, WI

Friday, April 5
Fall semester undergraduate registration by assigned day/time begins; $100 down payment required; Undergraduates 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.

Dean's Council
10:00am
Schneider 110

Monday, April 8
Last day to file withdrawal from the University with “W”s; Last day to withdraw from individual full-semester classes

COB Curriculum Committee Meeting
12:00pm–12:50pm
Schneider 203A

Tuesday, April 9
CADE Meeting
12:00pm–1:00pm
Schneider 110

Wednesday, April 10
COB Faculty Forum
Research Presentation: Scott Swanson
12:00pm–12:50pm
Schneider 304

Thursday, April 11
Marketing Analytics Day

Friday, April 12
Marketing Advisory Council

Tuesday, April 16
CADE Meeting
12:00pm–1:00pm
Schneider 110

Thursday, April 18
Faculty/Staff AACSB Accreditation Reception
4:00pm–5:30pm
Davies Center Alumni Room

Friday, April 19
International Business Programs Advisory Board Meeting
8:30am–12:00pm
Davies Center Council Oak Room
Coffee at 8:30 and lunch at 12:00 noon.

Dean's Council
10:00am–11:00am
Schneider 110

Admissions Blugold Preview Day:
Majors & Sudent Services Fair
12:00pm–1:30pm
Davies Center Ojibwe Grand Ballroom

Monday, April 22
COB Curriculum Committee Meeting
12:00pm
Schneider 203A

UW-Eau Claire Sales Team
Information Meeting
4:00pm
Center for Sales & Sales Management
Schneider 322

Tuesday, April 23
CADE Meeting
12:00pm–1:00pm
Schneider 110

Wednesday, April 24
COB Faculty Forum: SAP Initiative Update
Presenter: Dr. Tony Keys
12:00pm–12:50pm
Schneider 304

Friday, April 26
Dean's Council
10:00am–11:00am
Schneider 110

IS Industry Advisory Committee Meeting

Health Care Administration Program "Fridays with Faculty"
12:00pm–1:00pm
Schneider 203
Mr. Jitendra Singh (JT) will be discussing his perceptions of being a new member on the HCAD team and his first year at UW-Eau Claire.

Tuesday, April 30
CADE Meeting
12:00pm–1:00pm
Schneider 110


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 Gretchen Hutterli at hutterga@uwec.edu.

Editor: Gretchen Hutterli, assistant dean-external affairs
Graphic Designer/Developer: Bonnie Krahn, graphic artist

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