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HCAD Admissions

Health Care Administration The Health Care Administration Program is accepting applications for Spring 2009. Prospective students who have not already attended an information session, should attend one of the upcoming meetings in order to be considered for admission:

Thursday, March 11
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Schneider 217

Friday, March 12
12:00 -1:00 pm
Schneider 217

Spring 2009 applications are due NO LATER than 4:00 pm on Friday, March 19, 2010.

Questions? Contact Dr. Jennifer Johs-Artisensi at johsarjl@uwec.edu.

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CHAASE Student Applied Research Poster Session

The ACHCA Long Term Care Leadership and Development Academy is pleased to announce the Inaugural Student Applied Research Poster Session to be held at the American College of Health Care Administrators Spring Convocation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday and Sunday, May 15 and 16, 2010.

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COB Student Receives Scholarship from Foundation for Asia Education to Study Abroad

A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire junior has received a $1,000 scholarship from the Foundation for Asia Education to study abroad this spring in Australia.

Crystal Venzke, a management major from Athens, is believed to be the first UW-Eau Claire student to receive a scholarship from the foundation, said Cheryl Lochner-Wright, a study abroad coordinator in UW-Eau Claire's Center for International Education.

Ireland or Bust

Can't go to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day this year? Check out the blog for accounting major, Rachel Radtke, who is blogging about her study abroad experience in Ireland this semester.

SIFE to Host Global Ethics Forum

SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) will host a Global Ethics Forum Wednesday, March 10 at 6 pm in Hibbard 100 at UW-Eau Claire. The forum will feature Tim Clow, Category Sales Planner from Kraft Foods and Julie Pennington, Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing, who will discuss the issues that companies face concerning global ethics. There will be a question and answer session to follow. The event is free and open to the public.

SIFE provides students of all academic backgrounds an excellent opportunity to network with Fortune 500 executives, while developing leadership skills through educational outreach projects.

For more information about SIFE or the forum please contact Bill Reichert at reichewj@uwec.edu.

UW- Eau Claire Student Jenna Smith Recognized as Scholar/Athlete

Jenna Smith, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire marketing major from Robinsdale, MN, was one of 188 Division III female cross country athletes to be named a 2009 All-Academic honoree by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their efforts in the classroom and on the nation's cross country courses.

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Spring Semester 2010

Friday, March 5
Fall schedule of classes available on MyBlugold & Web

Friday, March 19
Blugold Preview Day
Majors and Student Services Fair
12:30–2:00 pm
Davies Center, Council Fire Room

Monday, March 22
Spring 2010 final exams available on MyBlugold

Monday, March 22
Fall semester graduate student priority registration

March 23–May 7
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.

March 29-April 2
Spring Break

April 8, 2010
(Please note this NEW date)
CHAASE Spring Banquet
The Plaza Hotel & Suites
R.S.V.P. to Meredith Wolf

Laptop Support

Upper-level IS students are offering tech support to make sure your laptop meets College of Business laptop requirements.

Drop by the Schneider Hall Lobby between January 25–May 13 for free tech support.

Mondays, 3–5 pm
Tuesdays, 4–6 pm
Wednesdays, 1–3 & 6-8 pm

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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