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Follow PSE at Nationals
UW-Eau Claire PSE members will be tweeting from the PSE National Educational Foundation Sales & Marketing Convention, April 8–13 in Miami, FL. Follow PSE at Nationals on their Twitter account @PSEUWEC. You can also catch all the updates on the college's Twitter account @UWECCOB. Updates will also be posted to the college's Facebook and Google+ pages.
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Sign up for the Keep on Chuckin' AMA 5K
• Post-race snacks
• Raffle prizes
• Post-race festivities at Pizza Plus
Proceeds will go towards the Chuck Tomkovick Management and Marketing Teaching Excellence Award. This fund recognizes exceptional teaching in the department of management and marketing, and honors the legacy of Dr. Charles Tomkovick, an outstanding professor at UW-Eau Claire for 21 years who lost a courageous battle to brain cancer this past summer.
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AMA members to tweet from international conference April 10–12
UW-Eau Claire AMA members will be tweeting from the International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, April 10–12. You can also catch all the updates on the college's Twitter account @UWECCOB. Updates will also be posted to the college's Facebook and Google+ pages.
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New international business student organization to hold first meeting
International Business Student Professionals (IBSP), a new University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire student organization, will have its first meeting, Monday, April 14 at 6 pm in Schneider 306. All students interested in learning more about international business are invited to attend the meeting.
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David Donnellan, a management major from Eau Claire, WI, was named the 2014 Outstanding Business Senior. Recipients are selected by the College of Business faculty and staff from a pool of graduating seniors who have a minimum overall GPA of 3.25.
Jason Hinz, a marketing major from Oregon, WI, is the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Business Communication Student. The recipient of the award is a senior who demonstrates excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills; has achieved high grades in business communication courses; and has completed (or is in the process of completing) the Advanced Business Communication Certificate.
Hannah Gaspar, an accounting and finance double major from Mankato, MN, was named the 2014 COB Emerging Leader. The award is presented annually to a current College of Business student who has shown early leadership and potential for success. Recipients are selected by the College of Business faculty and staff.
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Sherry Pang Shoua Yang, a health care administration major from Elk Mound, WI, is the UW-Eau Claire nominee for the Laurence A. and Frances L. Weinstein Scholarship.
• April 4–6, 3rd Annual Information Systems Project + Case Competition, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
• April 5, WI Big Idea Tournament, Madison, WI
• April 5–9, ACHCA 48th Annual Convocation & Exposition, Las Vegas, NV
• April 8–13, PSE National Educational Foundation Sales & Marketing Convention, Miami, FL
• April 10–12, AMA 36th Annual International Collegiate Conference, New Orleans, LA
• April 23–26, Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference, Washington, DC
• April 24–26, 50th Annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
COB TECH support
Spring 2014 Tech Support Schedule
IS students will be available in the Schneider Hall lobby to provide tech support to students throughout the semester.
Spring 2014 schedule:
Mondays: 9–11 am, 1–3pm
Tuesdays: Noon–2 pm
Wednesdays: 9–11 am, 1–3pm
Thursdays: Noon–2 pm
For more information, contact:
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.
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ACHCA National Student Poster Session
Monday, April 7
Last day to file withdrawal from the University with “W”s. Last day to withdraw from individual full-semester classes.
Wednesday, April 9
COB Faculty Forum and Recognition Drawing
Writing assessment and rubrics presented by Paula Lentz
Friday, April 11
COB Student Advisory Council
AMA International Collegiate Conference
Accounting & Finance Day of Caring
Wednesday, April 16
Thursday, April 17
COB-Chamber of Commerce-Foundation Breakfast
SPDP: Networking Banquet
Davies Center Ojibwe Ballroom
Monday, April 21
College of Business Curriculum Committee Meeting
DECA International Conference
Wednesday, April 23
COB Faculty Forum
Thursday, April 24
3rd Annual Marketing Analytics Day
CHAASE Spring Banquet
Friday, April 25
Admissions Blugold Preview Day, MVP Day
Marketing Advisory Council Meeting
Saturday, April 26
Beta Gamma Sigma Initiation
Davies Center Menominee 320F
APICS Alumni Dinner
Monday, April 28–30
Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity (CERCA) Week
Wednesday, April 30