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scholarship deadlines

The following departments and programs are accepting scholarship applications for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012. Scholarships are available through the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.

Accounting and Finance Department
Applications available: Friday, March 11
Deadline: Friday, April 1

College of Business
Applications available: NOW
Deadline: Monday, April 4 at 4:00 pm
» Download applications
» More information about COB scholarships
Paper applications are also available in the racks across from Schneider 117A.

Health Care Administration Program
Application available: NOW
Deadline: Friday, March 18
Download application

Information Systems Department
Applications available: NOW
Deadline: Friday, March 4

Management and Marketing Department
Applications available: NOW
Deadline: Friday, April 1

» View a list of all scholarships available to business students

registration update

Attention COB majors and International Business minors

As you plan your summer and fall schedules, please note that the course MGMT 345 will NOT be taught during the Fall 2011 semester. The course will be available online over the summer, and will be delivered during the Spring 2012 semester.  The course will be back on the normal fall/summer schedule during the 2012-2013 academic year.

Laptop Support

Upper-level IS students are offering tech support in the Schneider Hall Lobby to make sure your laptop meets College of Business laptop requirements. Their spring 2011 schedule is as follows:

• Mondays: 12:30-2:30 pm
• Tuesdays: 2-4 pm
• Wednesdays: 9-11 am; 2-4 pm
• Thursdays: 9:30-11:30 am

For more information, contact the COB Laptop Tech Support

HCAD Admissions

IrelandHealth Care Administration Program Accepting Applications for Spring 2011

The Health Care Administration Program is accepting applications for Spring 2011. Prospective students should attend the Priority HCAD application informational meeting on

• Tuesday, March 8, 4:30–5:30 pm, Schneider 315

Priority applications are due on Friday, March 18, 2011. Application materials are available here. Students should submit their application materials to Pam Blanchette in Schneider 400C.

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People • places • things

Majors and Student Services Fair to be held March 4

The Admissions and Student Services Majors Fair and College Preview Day will be held Friday, March 4 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm in the Davies Center Council Fire Room. This is an excellent opportunity for prospective students to meet with faculty from each department and program in the College of Business.

Please visit the Admissions website for more information about the Majors Fair and Preview Day.

Vorhees Named COB Emerging Leader

Matthew Vorhees, an accounting major and information systems minor from Madison, Wis., has been selected by the College of Business faculty and staff as the 2011 COB Emerging Leader.

An outstanding student, Matthew is a member of six honorary societies: Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Golden Key, Alpha Lambda Delta, and Phi Eta Sigma. He has also served as treasurer and president of the Honors Program Organization.

Matthew is involved in many organizations and activities, and has served as a campus ambassador, a Phase II mentor for incoming freshmen, tutored in the Academic Skills Center, and is a Big Brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

Currently, Matthew is completing a two year-long accounting internship in the Finance Department at Leinenkugel's, and will be participating in the summer internship program at Deloitte. Matthew plans to attain an accounting position within a public or private firm, while studying for the CPA exam and completing his MBA.

UW-Eau Claire HCAD senior Johnathan Kearns Receives WIAC Student-Athlete Award

Johnathan Kearns, a senior UW-Eau Claire health care administration major and business finance minor, is co-recipient of the 2011 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Max Sparger Men's Ice Hockey Scholar-Athlete Award.

A senior from Park Ridge, Il, Kearns carries a 3.48 grade point average. He is a three-time member of the WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll and was named to the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA) All-Academic Team following the 2009-10 season. Kearns also has been recognized on UW-Eau Claire's Dean's List.

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American Marketing Association Gets Involved with Special Olympics

The American Marketing Association (AMA) participated in the twelfth annual Eau Claire Polar Plunge last Sunday afternoon along with other UW Eau-Claire students and community members.

Eau Claire's Polar Plunge was held from 12-3 p.m. at Half Moon Beach in Carson Park. The Polar Plunge is the largest fundraising event for Special Olympics. Community members, organizations, businesses and students collect pledges of at least $75 each and then participate in the event by plunging into the wintry water.

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Promote Your Organization!

Send your pictures, articles, news and events to Meredith Wolf, COB Communications and Events Coordinator.

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

» Submit an Event

Mark your calendar

Friday, March 4
Admissions Preview Day

Friday, March 7
Fall schedule of classes available on MyBlugold & Web

Week of March 14
Degree audits & registration appointment times for Fall semester registration sent to students via email

Tuesday, March 15
MBA Open House
Cargill Collaboration Center
6:00-9:00 pm

Friday, March 18
Spring 2011 final exams available on MyBlugold

March 21-25
Spring Break

Friday, March 25
Employee Furlough Day, University closed

Monday, March 28
Classes resume

Thursday, March 31
CHAASE & ACHCA Spring Banquet
The Plaza Hotel & Suites
1202 W. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701

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 Meredith Wolf at wolfm@uwec.edu.

Editor: Meredith Wolf, COB communications and events coordinator; Gretchen Hutterli, assistant dean-external affairs
Graphic Designer/Developer: Bonnie Krahn, graphic artist

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