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moneyCollege of Business and Departmental scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year have been awarded. Follow the links below to see the lists of winners.

» View College of Business Scholarship Recipients

» View IS Scholarship Recipients

» View Management & Marketing Scholarship Recipients

UW-Eau Claire marketing analytics majors are recipients of Target scholarship

Scholarship Winners

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire marketing analytics students Sarah Kuula, a senior from Stillwater, MN and Andrew Wians, a junior from Appleton, WI are the recipients of the fall 2012 Target Marketing Analytics Enrichment scholarship. Each student will receive $500.

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UW-Eau Claire Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Initiated 2012 Members

Beta Alpha PsiFour University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Business students were inducted into Beta Alpha Psi, a national honor society for accounting and financial professionals, on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the Davies Center President's Room. The initiation was held during the university's Honors Week, a time set aside to recognize students who have attained high scholastic achievement.

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Beta Gamma Sigma Initiated New Members April 28

Beta Gamma SigmaTwenty-five business students were initiated into the UW-Eau Claire chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The annual initiation was held Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 3 pm in the Davies Center Alumni Room. The event was held in conjunction with the university's Honors Week, a time set aside by the university to recognize students of high scholastic achievement.

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UW-Eau Claire AMA held 30th Annual Fun Run

30 Years Strong

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire American Marketing Association (AMA) held its 30th Annual Fun Run 5k Race, Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Carson Park in Eau Claire, WI. The event was open to all students, faculty, staff, and the community.

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Promote Your Organization!

Send your pictures, articles, news and events to Gretchen Hutterli, COB assistant dean-external affairs.

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

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Last BizWire

This is the last BizWire for the 2011-2012 academic year. Have a happy and safe summer break. We will be back in September 2012 with all of the latest College of Business news.

Thanks for reading!

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 Gretchen Hutterli at hutterga@uwec.edu.

Editor: Gretchen Hutterli, assistant dean-external affairs
Graphic Designer/Developer: Bonnie Krahn, graphic artist


Accounting senior lecturer Jim Rundall to retire from "academic home"

Jim RundallJim Rundall, senior lecturer in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Department of Accounting and Finance will be retiring at the end of the spring 2012 semester. Rundall, who joined the department in 1982, will officially retire June 8th, the last day of the Interim class he is teaching.

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Information systems associate professor Germonprez to explore new career opportunity

Matt GermonprezDr. Matt Germonprez, associate professor of information systems, will leave the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire at the end of this semester to begin a new career at the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO). Germonprez will hold the Mutual of Omaha Professorship of Information Systems in the UNO College of Information Science and Technology.

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Management associate professor Bourne leaving to embark on new adventure

Matt GermonprezDr. Kristina Bourne, associate professor in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Department of Management and Marketing, will be leaving UW-Eau Claire at the end of the spring semester to embark on a new family adventure in Duluth, MN.

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People • places • things

REMINDER: Attend the SAP UAP Signing Ceremony


On Friday, May 4, the UW-Eau Claire will officially be recognized as a new member of the SAP University Alliances program.

Please join the College of Business faculty and staff at a ceremony recognizing the UW-Eau Claire/SAP UAP partnership.

SAP Signing Ceremony
Friday, May 4, 2012, 11-11:45 am
Schofield Auditorium

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UW-Eau Claire CADE awarded NACADA Certificate of Merit award for quality advising

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Business Center for Advising, Development, and Enrichment (CADE) has been awarded a 2012 Certificate of Merit by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).

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Johs-Artisensi and Faber honored at Service-Learning Recognition Breakfast

Dr. Jennifer Johs-Artisensi, UW-Eau Claire associate professor of health care administration, and senior business student Samantha Faber recognized at the university's 14th annual Service-Learning Recognition Breakfast April 18.

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Students in the UW-Eau Claire Advanced Sales class develop sales skills while helping developmentally challenged workers by selling sponsorships for the 23rd Annual L. E. Phillips Career Development Center Golf Tournament.

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The Grand Cams, a team in the online Strategic Management class taught by Dr. Kathy Ready, tied for first place last week in the GLOBUS simulation.

The team has placed in the top 100 several times in past weeks, but this is the first time it has achieved first place. Congrats to team members Boon Tan, Jacob Vandenberg, and Stephen Vikla (all from UW-Eau Claire) and Matthew Timpane (UW-Superior).

collaborative Research

Business students presented research at 20th Annual Student Research Day, April 30-May 2, 2012

Twenty-one College of Business students and five business faculty members presened their findings at the 20th Annual UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day, April 30-May 2, 2012. Student Research Day posters were on display in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Zorn Arena April 30 from 12 noon to 6:00 pm; May 1 from 8:00 am to 6 pm; and May 2 from 8 am to 12 noon.

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Annual UW System SymposiumCongratulations to College of Business student Stephen J. Fisher, and his student co-researchers for placing first in the social sciences category at the 20th Annual UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day for their project, “The Impact of the USDA Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program on Children’s Consumption and Other Related Behaviors”. Faculty mentors for group were Dr. Eric M. Jamelske, Economics and Dr. Lori A. Bica, Psychology.  

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Congratulations Graduates!

graduationOn behalf of the College of Business faculty and staff we send our best wishes to our spring 2012 graduates!

Accounting & Finance reception for May 2012 graduates

Tuesday, May 8
4:30-6:00 pm
Presidents Room, Davies Center
Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Dinner for graduating marketing seniors

UW-Eau Claire marketing faculty and staff will host graduating marketing seniors and their families at a dinner on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 6-8pm.

At the dinner, the Outstanding Marketing student will be announced. Certificates also will be presented to seniors who have completed the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA) Certified Sales Student program.

The event will be held at the home of Dr. Joe Bonner. Marketing graduates who are coming to the event should RSVP at bonnerj@uwec.edu.

Luncheon for outstanding management majors

UW-Eau Claire management faculty and staff will recognize five management seniors at the Outstanding Management Student luncheon on May 11, 2012 in Davies Center Arrowhead Room.

Recipients of the Outstanding Management Major and Distinguished Management Major awards will be announced at the event.

ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

UW-Eau Claire senior cadets to receive commissions at ROTC spring ceremony

Army ROTCThe Cadets and Cadre of the Northwoods Battalion of the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) will hold a Spring Commissioning Ceremony, Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 2pm in the Crystal Ballroom of the University of Wisconsin-Stout Memorial Student Center. A small reception will follow at 2:40 pm.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Senior Cadets Ryan Matchey and Jack Dillow will receive commissions at the event.

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Mark your calendar

April 30-May 2
Student Research Day
Zorn Arena

Wednesday, May 2
University Student Excellence Awards Reception
Davies Center

Friday, May 4
SAP Signing Ceremony
Schofield Auditorium

Provost's Honor Symposium
Schneider Hall

Tuesday, May 8
Accounting & Finance Graduation Reception
Presidents Room, Davies Center

Friday, May 11
Spring Session classes end

May 14-18
Final examinations

Saturday, May 19

Monday, May 21
Three-Week Interim Classes begin

Monday, May 28
Memorial Day Holiday
University closed, no classes

laptop support

FREE Tech Support Offered for Laptop Requirement

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 2012 schedule is as follows:
• Mondays: 8-10am, 12-2pm
• Tuesdays: 9-11am
• Wednesdays: 12-2pm
• Thursdays: 9-11am, 2-4pm

For more information, contact:
COB Laptop Tech Support


Applications still being accepted for India Winterim program

Taj MahalThe Winterim 2013 India study abroad program application deadline has been extended until May 7. Visit the CIE website for more information.

Bookstore Spring Rental Return and Summer Rental and Purchase

There will be no drop box option for Spring 2012 Rental Textbook returns due to construction/move to the new Davies Center. The University Bookstore will be closed to the public after May 25, 2012. All Spring 2012 Rental Textbooks will need to be returned IN THE BOOKSTORE NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2012. Summer 2012 textbooks (rental and purchase) must also be picked up by FRIDAY MAY 25, 2012. This includes books rented/purchased for courses starting June 8, 2012.

For more information, contact the University Bookstore at 715.836-2171.

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