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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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!
Lindsey 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.
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.
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
Wednesday, October 21
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Wednesday, October 7
Study Abroad Fair
Council Fire Room, Davies Center
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
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"
Tamarack Room, Davies Center
Sunday, October 25
International Fall Folk Fair
Explore Your Possibilities Week
Davies Center/Career Services
10:00 am–3:00 pm
Monday, October 5
Fall 2009 final exams available on MyBlugold
$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
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