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A Treat for your Sweet! Enter the PSE Valentine's Day Raffle

PSE Valentine's Day RaffleDonít know where to take your date for Valentineís Day? Want to impress your sweetheart but donít have the budget? Enter the Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) Valentines Day Raffle, February 9-10 located in the Schneider Lobby for a chance to win a gift certificate to one of Eau Claire's finest restaurants! The winner will be selected Tuesday, February 10, just in time for the special day.


APICS Receives Management Award for Third Time

APICSThe UW-Eau Claire chapter of The Association for Operations Management (APICS), received a Platinum Award for 2007-2008 in the APICS Student Chapter Management program. The award recognizes student chapters for their achievements in the areas of administration, education, membership and public relations. This is the third time the chapter has won this award.


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Academic News

Marketing Students Connect With International Faculty

Students in Dr. Rama Yelkur's international marketing classes will have opportunities this semester to hear, see, and interact with faculty from UW-Eau Claire's partner schools in the United Kingdom using Skype, a video conferencing software that allows users to make telephone calls over the Internet. All presentations are at 8:00 and 9:30 am.

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Human Resources Curriculum Meets Professional Organization's Guidelines

The human resource management emphasis within the management major at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Department of Management and Marketing has been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for achieving its curriculum standards.

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Job Opportunities

Land a Job or Internship in Finance!

Attend the third annual Career Day hosted by the Financial Planning Association of Minnesota on Friday, February 27 from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm at the Double Tree Hotel located near St. Louis Park, Min. The event is free.

RSVP by sending your resume to Ben Wacek at ben.wacek@raymondjames.com by Friday, February 13.

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AdFed Student Advertising Summit

Do you like the visual arts? Do you have strong marketing skills? Find out how you can turn those interests into a career at the AdFed 2009 Student Advertising Summit on Friday, February 20 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the McNamara Alumni Center located on the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis campus. The event includes networking opportunities, tours of local agencies, and portfolio pointers.

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Internship Positions Available in Eau Claire

UW-Eau Claire Admissions has four paid internships available for summer and fall 2009, and the 2009-2010 academic year. Interns will be involved in student recruitment and public relations activities for the university. The application deadline is Friday, February 20.

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Luther Midelfort - Mayo Health System is accepting applications for a business development intern starting this March. The position is open to business and communication majors. Strong communication skills are required. Hours are approximately 20-30 per week Monday through Friday with occasional early morning and evening hours.

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People • places • things

Erffmeyer Publishes Professional Sales Textbook

ErffmeyerNearly two years ago, UW-Eau Claire marketing professor Dr. Bob Erffmeyer received a phone call from an acquisition editor at Prentice Hall asking him if he was interested in co-authoring a sales management textbook. Erffmeyer said yes, and now for the first time this spring, students in his sales management classes will use, Sales Management Ė Shaping Future Leaders, a new book he co-authored with Jeff Tanner (Baylor University, Texas) and Earl Honeycutt (Elon University, North Carolina).

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Congratulations Dr. Miller, Dr. Pennington!

Two COB faculty members received doctorate degrees over winter break. Please join us in recognizing their accomplishments.

Dr. Bill Miller graduated from the University of St. Thomas on Dec. 19, 2008 with a Doctorate of Education in Leadership. Dr. Miller teaches in the accounting and finance department.

Dr. Julie Pennington received her PhD from the University of Nebraska Lincoln last month. Dr. Pennington teaches in the management and marketing department.

Mark your calendar

Friday, February 6
Last day to drop full-semester Spring courses with no record;
Last day to register for or add full-semester Spring courses without deanís approval;
Last day to change grade basis to/from Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory or Audit

Employer Research Day
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Career Services, Schofield 230

Monday, February 9
PSE Valentine's Day Raffle
All Day
Schneider Lobby

Tuesday, February 10
PSE Valentine's Day Raffle
All Day
Schneider Lobby
Winner to be selected

Wednesday, February 11
Internship Mania
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Council Fire Room, Davies Center

Early Morning Employer Social
8:00 - 10:00 am
Alumni Room, Davies Center

February 16 - 26
Summer Session undergraduate student registration; $100 down payment due by April 24th; PACs not required

Friday, February 20
AdFed Student Advertising Summit
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
200 Oak St.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Friday, February 27
Special Students may register for Summer Session; $100 down payment due by April 24th

Spring 2009 final exams available on MyBlugold

FPA Minnesota Career Day
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Doubletree Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55416

Scholarship Application Dates

Apply for departmental and program scholarships for Fall 2009, Spring 2010:

Health Care Administration
Applications Available Now
Deadline: March 25

February 6
Information Systems Department
Deadline: March 6 by 5:00 pm

March 1
Accounting and Finance Department
Deadline: TBA

After March 10
College of Business
Deadline: TBA

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Editor: Meredith Wolf, COB communications and events coordinator
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