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Student Organization Raises Money for Local Charity

HCAD Overnight Camping/Canoe Trip

The UW-Eau Claire chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) is hosting a Salvation Amy “Online” Red Kettle fundraising drive to help families in need this Christmas. This “virtual bell” campaign is just like the Red Kettle campaign you see when shopping, but is entirely online.The student organization hopes to raise $1,000 for the local Salvation Army. The campaign will run through January 1, 2010, and donations are tax deductible.

» Donate to the BGS Online Kettle

Laptop Support

Make sure your laptop is ready for the COB laptop requirement by dropping by the Schneider Hall Lobby between September 8 –December 11 for free tech support provided by upper-level IS students.

Mondays and Tuesdays, 6:00–8:00 pm
Wednesdays, 3:00–5:00 pm
Fridays, 9:00–11:00 am

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Gustafson Named Outstanding Marketing Student

Gustafson Named Outstanding Marketing Student

Chuck Tomkovick, management and marketing, presented the “2009 December Outstanding Marketing Student” award to Eric Gustafson, a marketing and Spanish-business double major from Waukesha, Wis., on Dec. 5, 2009.

» View other recognized marketing grads

Fall 2009 Sim Super Bowl Winners Announced

Fall 2009 Sim Superbowl Winners Announced

Students in Management 449 classes tested their knowledge of business at the Fall 2009 Sim Super Bowl, a three-hour competition where student teams applied what they have learned during their capstone Strategic Management course. The event was held Thursday, November 19, 2009 from 5:30-8:30 pm in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Schofield Auditorium.

» View results

2009 Great Northwoods Sales Warm-Up the Biggest Event Yet

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The 2009 Great Northwoods Sales Warm-Up top three salespersons were named on Saturday, November 14. From left to right: Amy Lytle, Bemidji State University (Overall Champion); Collin Forst, University of Northern Iowa (Second Runner-Up); Robyn McBrady, Bemidji State University (First Runner-Up). Congratulations to Tom Opitz for winning the School Champion award for UW–Eau Claire. A special thanks to the many individuals those who made the 2009 event possible!

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Mark your calendar

Friday, December 4
COB Scholarship Luncheon
12:00–1:30 pm
Tamarack Room, Davies Center

Thursday, December 10
Dennis L. Heyde Entrepreneur Program Celebration
5:15–7:15 pm
Dulany Inn, Davies Center

December 12-18
Final Examinations Week

Saturday, December 19

December 24-25
Christmas Holiday University closed

Monday, December 28
Employee Furlough Day University closed

Wednesday, December 30
Deadline to cancel Winterim registration and receive a full fee refund

Friday, January 1
New Year's Day Holiday University closed

Winterim 2010

Monday, January 4
Winterim classes begin

Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King Holiday University closed

Thursday, January 21
Orientation/Registration for New Freshmen

January 21-22
Advising and Registration

Friday, January 22
Last day of Winterim classes

Spring Semester 2010

Monday, January 25
Classes Begin

Friday, January 29
Last day to register for or add a full-semester or first-half Spring semester courses without instructor’s approval


This is the last BizWire issue of the semester. We'll be back with the latest College of Business news in our February 2010 issue. Be sure to check the COB Web site to keep informed over break. Have a safe and happy winter break!

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