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Wells receives student organization adviser award

Terry WellsFRONT ROW: Cara Shimon (student), Ella Sazama (student), Terry Wells (UWEC faculty)

BACK ROW: Katie Smith (student), Ashley Zimmer (student)

Theresa Wells, Management and Marketing, was the recipient of the 2011 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Student Organization Adviser award at the annual University Student Excellence Awards reception.

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American Marketing Association Finishes Contract with Small Business Development Center

American Marketing AssociationThe American Marketing Association (AMA) recently finished a contract with the UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education Small Business Development Center working on real-world marketing projects with local businesses.

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UW-Eau Claire PSE Chapter Attends National Convention

Pi Sigma EpsilonFive members of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon attended the Pi Sigma Epsilon National Educational Foundation (NEF) National Sales and Marketing Convention in Orlando, Florida, from March 28-April 4, 2011. Over 500 students from colleges and universities across the United States attended the conference.

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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.

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College of Business Students and Faculty Presented Research at 19th Annual Student Research Day, May 2-4, 2011

UW-Eau Claire Student Research DaySeventeen College of Business students and eight business faculty members presented their findings at the 19th Annual UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day, May 2-4, 2011. Student Research Day posters were on display in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Zorn Arena May 2, from 12 noon to 6:00 pm; May 3, from 8:00 am to 6 pm; and May 4, from 8 am to 12 noon.

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Research Team Studies Ethical Decision Making in IT

IT Research Team

When making ethical decisions relating to information systems issues, Australian business and IS university students tend to think more than American students about how their decisions will affect society and the environment, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire research team believes.

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study-abroad experience

UW-Eau Claire to Offer Winter Study-Abroad Experience in India

Taj MahalA new study abroad program to India will be offered to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students during Winterim, 2012.

Students will travel to Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) in New Delhi, Jan. 2-17. Professors from SRCC and Delhi University will lecture on topics related to business, economy, politics, society and the culture of India. Students will also tour cultural and historic sites in New Delhi and the neighboring cities of Agra, site of the Taj Mahal, and Jaipur, known for its palace, stone observatory, forts and monuments.

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People • places • things

UW-Eau Claire Finance Student to Spend Summer at Sea

Jade SchantzenJade Schantzen, a junior business student from Lake Elmo, MN, is one of two University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students participating in the Summer 2011 Semester at Sea voyage sponsored by the University of Virginia.
Schantzen will travel to Europe and North Africa during a 66-day journey to eight countries. She will travel from the Bahamas to Spain, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey and Morocco, and end in Boston, MA.

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Miller receives Selin Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Selin and Dr. Miller

Dr. Bill Miller, assistant accounting professor, was the recipient of the 2011 Roger Selin Outstanding Teaching Award. The award, which is sponsored by Wipfli, recognizes a UW-Eau Claire accounting or finance faculty member for his/her dedication to teaching, leading to exceptional student engagement and learning.

Sim Superbowl

Students in Management 449 classes tested their knowledge of business at the Spring 2011 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 Tuesday, April 26, 2011 from 5:30-8:30 pm in Schneider 100.

Vorhees Named COB Emerging Leader

Matthew VorheesMatthew 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.

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Pratt receives excellence in service learning award

Jean Pratt

Dr. Jean A. Pratt, associate professor in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Department of Information Systems, was one of the faculty members selected to receive the 2011 UW-Eau Claire Excellence in Service Learning as a Faculty/Academic Staff Member award.

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Connolly and Lauver Recognized by their Colleagues

Ms. Jan Connolly and Dr. Kristy Lauver were nominated by their fellow educators to be distinguished in the CETL Recognize a Colleague Program which celebrates UW-Eau Claire educators that that impact student learning in creative and innovative ways.

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» Read about Dr. Lauver

UW-Eau Claire College of Business faculty and staff recognized for their leadership

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Business faculty and staff are encouraged to continue to develop their own leadership skills and to give back to their profession by serving in leadership roles in organizations within their disciplines.

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Enter the Jump-Start Business Plan Competition!

Jump-Start Downtown Eau ClaireHave you always wanted to start your own business? If so, Jump-Start Downtown is a business plan competition for entrepreneurs interested in opening a business in downtown Eau Claire. This competition is open to any type of business—from high-tech office services to specialty gift shops.

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UW-Eau Claire VITA Program Received 2011 Community Action Award

VITA ProgramBACK ROW: Kelsey Myos (student), Megan Buehl (student), Joanne Kulig-Gast (Western Dairyland), Dale Karls (Western Dairyland), Brenda Thalacker (UWEC faculty), Shelby Fetting (Western Dairyland)

FRONT ROW: Rachel Proeber (student), Chee Xiong (student), Jesse VenRooy (student), Dian Zhang (student), Holly Poore (student)

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has been selected by the Western Dairyland board of directors to receive the 2011 Western Dairyland community action award, according to Dr. D'Arcy Becker, chair of the UW-Eau Claire Department of Accounting and Finance.

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Congratulations Graduates!

graduationOn behalf of the College of Business faculty and staff we send our best wishes to our spring 2011 graduates!

Celebration Dinner for May 2011 Marketing Graduates

Wednesday, May 11
6:00-8:00 pm
3622 Cummings Ave, Eau Claire
(Joe & Pat Bonner's home) map

Graduates and family are welcome to attend. RSVP to bonnerj@uwec.edu is appreciated.

2011 Management Seniors Recognized

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Business management faculty will honor six management seniors at the annual Outstanding Management Major Recognition Luncheon, Friday, May 13, 2011 from 11:30 am to 1 pm in the Davies Center Potawatomi Room. The Outstanding Management Major will be announced at this event.

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ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

Army ROTCThe cadets and cadre of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps Northwoods Battalion are holding their spring commissioning ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2011. The ceremony will take place at 11:00 a.m. at Micheels Hall, Room 184 on the UW-Stout campus in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

Mark your calendar

Friday, May 6
Provost’s Honors Symposium for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
1:00-5:30 pm
Schneider Hall, Reception to follow in McIntyre Library

Wednesday, May 11
Outstanding Marketing Student
Graduation Party
6:00-8:00 pm
Joe Bonner's Home

Friday, May 13
Outstanding Management Major Recognition Luncheon
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Davies Center Potawatomi Room

Saturday, May 14
ROTC Spring Commissioning Ceremony
11:00 am
Micheels Hall, Room 184
University of Wisconsin-Stout

May 16-20
Final examinations week

Saturday, May 21

Summer 2011

3-Week Interim Session

Monday, May 23: 3-Week Summer Session classes begin
Monday, May 30: Memorial Day Holiday, University closed
Friday, June 10: Last day of 3-Week Summer Session classes

8-Week Summer Session

Monday, June 13: 8-Week Summer Session classes begin
Monday, July 4: Independence Day Holiday, University closed
Friday, August 5: Last day of 8-week Summer Session classes

Fall 2011

Monday, September 5
Labor Day Holiday - University closed

Tuesday, September 6
Classes begin

Thursday, September 29
54th Annual Career Conference

October 7-8
Homecoming 2011

Saturday, December 17

Friday, December 16, 19-22
Final Examinations Week

scholarship NeWS

moneyCollege of Business and Departmental scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year have been awarded. Follow the links below to see the lists of winners.

» View College of Business Scholarship Recipients

» View Accounting & Finance Scholarship Recipients

» View IS Scholarship Recipients

» View Management & Marketing Scholarship Recipients

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

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; Shari Berg, graphic design intern

Last BizWire

This is the last BizWire for the 2010-2011 academic year. Have a happy and safe summer break. We will be back in September 2011 with all of the latest College of Business news.

Thanks for reading!

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