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Additional Section of Career Planning (Becoming a Business Professional) Opened

In response to the high demand for Career Planning (Becoming a Business Professional), the Student Professional Development Program has opened an additional section this semester on Dec. 2, from 3:30-5:45 p.m. Please visit www.uwec.edu/cob/spdp/registration to sign up for this workshop.

Please contact Justin Gardner or Sheryl Poirer with any questions you might have regarding the program.

Student Organizations

Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk

Students, faculty and staff from the health care administration program participated in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk on Saturday, September 19th at Carson Park. Following the Memory Walk, students from the student association, American College of Health Care Administrators, hosted the “Day in the Park” event for senior citizens from area nursing homes. The “Day in the Park” event centered around a morning of games, lunch and socializing for the residents and students.

Laptop Support

Make sure your laptop is ready for the COB laptop requirement by dropping by the Schneider Hall Lobby between September 8 –December 11 for free tech support provided by upper-level IS students.

Mondays and Tuesdays, 6:00–8:00 pm
Wednesdays, 3:00–5:00 pm
Fridays, 9:00–11:00 am

People • places • things

Lee Yang

Lee Yang

On September 23, alumna Lee Yang, senior category management analyst for Hormel Foods, shared insight into what it is like to work for a major corporation to a small group of multicultural students in the Hormel Team Project Lab. In addition to this event, Lee also met with several marketing classes while visiting UW-Eau Claire.

Career Conference 2009

More than 125 organizations, including businesses, graduate schools, and state and federal agencies participated in the 52nd annual Career Conference on Thursday, Sept. 24th in Zorn Arena.

HCAD Overnight Camping/Canoe Trip

Before heading off to their respective practicum sites, 23 health care administration students hit the water in canoes this past August. The overnight camping trip was part of a retreat and leadership seminar, lead by Douglas Olson and Jennifer Johs-Artisensi (Health Care Administration) and Justin Gardner, Coordinator of the Leadership Institute.

Congratulations Lindsey Pitzer!

iPod NanoLindsey was the lucky winner of the iPod Nano, which was given away at the COB Freshmen Meeting on September 23. The drawing included all students who had completed the Jump Right In online survey for new COB freshmen over the summer.

HCAD Overnight Camping/Canoe Trip

Dr. Naomi Birdthistle, faculty member from the University of Limerick, spoke with Dr. Kristina Bourne's Management 345 class during her visit to UW-Eau Claire.

HCAD Admission

Health Care Administration Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2009

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

Tuesday, October 20
4:30–5:30 pm
Schneider 320

Wednesday, October 21
4:00–5:00 pm
Schneider 320

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Mark your calendar

Wednesday, October 7
Study Abroad Fair
Council Fire Room, Davies Center
3:00–5:30 pm

Thursday, October 8
Necessity, Opportunity, Profit: A Winning Combination for Environmental Sustainability in Business
A Presentation by Gunnar Andréen
President and owner, G. Andréen AB, Sweden Lecture: 2:00–3:15 pm, Schofield Auditorium
Repeat lecture: 3:15–4:45 pm, Schofield Auditorium

Tuesday, October 13
Graduate and Professional School Fair
10:00 am–2:00 pm
Council Fire Room, Davies Center

October 15–16
UW System Board of Regents visit UW-Eau Claire

Saturday, October 17

Thursday, October 22
CHAASE Forum: "The Impact of Healthcare Reform on Senior Care"
5:00–7:00 pm
Tamarack Room, Davies Center

Sunday, October 25
International Fall Folk Fair
Davies Center
12:00–4:00 pm

October 26-30
Explore Your Possibilities Week
Davies Center/Career Services
10:00 am–3:00 pm

Registration calendar

Monday, October 5
Fall 2009 final exams available on MyBlugold

October 5-15
Winterim registration;
$100 down payment required;
PACs not required

Week of October 12
Degree audits & registration appointment times for Spring semester registration sent to students via e-mail

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
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