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Students Win Scholarship Money in Case Competition
Three teams consisting of UW-Eau Claire Information Systems and Computer Science students competed in the Target Global Technology Case Study. Students were asked to create plans on how Target can better leverage their global business systems using real-life situations.
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Student Research Day
Six COB student and faculty collaborative research teams displayed projects at the 17th annual Student Research Day on Monday, April 27 in Zorn Arena.
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Junior marketing major and member of Pi Sigma Epsilon Pat Delehanty took second place at the professional sales organization's Pro-Am Sell-a-Thon held in conjunction with its the national conference March 24-29 in Norfolk, Va.
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This is the last BizWire for the 2008-2009 academic year. Have a happy and safe summer break. We will be back in September 2009 with all of the latest College of Business news.
Thanks For Reading!
On behalf of the College of Business faculty and staff we send our best wishes to our spring 2009 graduates. To celebrate your achievements and recognize your special day, we have put together a special website in your honor.
Check the COB Home page in the next couple of days to view the Web site which contains commencement ceremony information and congratulatory messages from Dean Dock and all of your favorite COB faculty and staff members.
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Helping the Earth
Students in Dr. Nancy Rasmussen's Business Ethics course celebrated Earth Day by participating in three activities with University businesses. The students have discussed the sustainable business practices of Sodexho, Veolia, Barnes and Noble and Better World Books. Service activities included boxing up 4,500 pounds of out-of-use textbooks for “Books for Africa”, returning and recycling rental texts to university departments and working at Davies Center composting locations to instruct students on which food service items to compost.
Mark your calendar
Friday, May 8
Management Major Awards Luncheon
12:00 - 1:30 pm
Arrowhead Room, Davies Center
May 11 – 15
Final Examinations Week
Saturday, May 16
2:30 pm - College of Business majors
Zorn Arena, UW-Eau Claire
3-Week Interim Session
• Monday, May 18 - Classes begin
• Monday, May 25 - Memorial Day, No Classes University Closed
• Friday, June 5 - Final day of Interim Session
8-Week Summer Session
• Monday, June 8 - Classes begin
• Saturday, July 4 - Independence Day Holiday, University closed
• Friday, July 31 - Final day of 8-week session classes
Wednesday, September 2
First Day of Classes
Monday, September 7
Labor Day Holiday - University closed
Our thanks to Dana Kastenson, our COB intern who helped us develop and manage the monthly BizWire as well as the weekly faculty and staff eNewsletter. Dana graduates this May with a major in print journalism and a minor in computer science-web design and development. She has been a dedicated intern who has spent many hours the past two years working on the college's various electronic newsletters, updating our website, and assisting with our special events. Best wishes always to you, Dana.
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 web site.
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Editor: Meredith Wolf, COB communications and events coordinator
Writer/Developer: Dana Kastenson, intern
Writers: Paula Lentz’s Advanced Writing class
Graphic Designer: Bonnie Krahn, graphic artist