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Memory Walk a Success

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On Saturday, September 18th, members of the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) volunteered at the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk at Carson Park. More than 300 participants walked to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease, and residents from Syverson Lutheran Home in Eau Claire enjoyed a “Day in the Park”. The students helped recruit teams whose fundraising efforts reached nearly $40,000.

Health Care Administration Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2010

The Health Care Administration Program is accepting applications for Fall 2010. 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 19
3:30–4:30 pm
Schneider 224

Monday, October 25
5:00–6:00 pm
Schneider 224

Applications are due NO LATER than 4:00 pm on Friday, October 29, 2010. Application materials are available here. Students should submit their application materials to Pam Blanchette in Schneider 400C.

Questions? Contact Dr. Jennifer Johs-Artisensi.

» Learn More About Program Admissions

People • places • things

Visit the Academic Skills Center!

The Academic Skills Center, located in 2112 Old Library, offers free of charge peer-tutoring to all UW-Eau Claire students. Students who want tutoring assistance should visit the Academic Skills Center to meet with an intake worker who will schedule tutoring or plan a time for them to meet with a staff coordinator who will assist them.

Academic Skills Center
2112 Old Library
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Open House, “Block Party” Sponsored by: Academic Skills Center, Services for Students with Disabilities, and Counseling Services
October 7
1:00-3:00 pm
Rooms 2112, 2122, & 2136

Congratulations Cassie Urlaub!

iPod NanoCassie Urlaub, a freshman accounting student from Stratford, WI, won the COB iPod nano at the COB Freshmen meeting on Wednesday, September 22, 2010.

Barron’s magazine has ranked UW-Eau Claire marketing graduate Andrew Burish ’81 as one of the nation’s top financial advisers. MBA graduate Peter Eckerline '83, has been ranked the No. 1 financial adviser in Minnesota multiple times by Barron's magazine, and has been included in its ranking of the top 100 financial advisers in the country.

» Read more about both alumni

UW-Eau Claire was recently recognized for the services it provides to veterans, including creating a Veterans Center, reactivating the student Veterans Club and instituting a veteran-student orientation. David Jeske, a junior business finance major and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, and sophomore health care administration major Mee Yang, who served six years in the U.S. Air Force, have been active in the Veteran’s Center.

» Learn more about them, their involvement in the Veteran’s Center and the support services UW-Eau Claire provides returning veterans

Student Organizations

APICS Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters

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left to right, are Katie Smith (Former APICS President), Tim Bissen (Current APICS President), and Christiana Thrun (Marketing Director for Big Brothers Big Sisters). For the past two years, the APICS organization at UWEC has participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser, Bowl For Kids' Sake. For the second straight year, APICS has raised the most money of any other student organization that has participated in the event. The money raised helps support the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin and the children within our community.

Promote Your Organization!

Send your pictures, articles, news and events to Meredith Wolf, COB Communications and Events Coordinator.

» Submit an Event

Mark your calendar

October 4-5
UW-Eau Claire WEF College Fair

October 4-15
Winterim priority registration; $100 down payment required; PACs not required

Monday, October 11
Degree audits & registration appointment times for Spring semester registration sent to students via e-mail

Tuesday, October 12
Graduate & Professional School Fair
10:00-2:00 pm
Council Fire Room, Davies Center

Wednesday, October 13
Academic Affairs Open Office Hours
Stop by and chat with the Provost—no agenda
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Schneider 114/Wells Fargo

October 18-22
Explore Your Possibilities Week
Career Services & Davies Center

Friday, October 22
Majors Fair
Davies Center, Council Fire Room
11:00 am-2:00 pm

October 27-Nov. 2
Spring semester Graduate Student Priority Registration

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 Designers: Bonnie Krahn, graphic artist; Rachel Hiew, graphic design intern
Developer: Alicia Gillberg, web development intern

Laptop Support

Upper-level IS students are offering tech support to make sure your laptop meets College of Business laptop requirements in the Schneider Hall Lobby.

Mondays: 8–10 am
Tuesdays: 3–5 pm
Wednesdays: 12–2 pm
Thursdays: 1–3 pm

COB Laptop Tech Support

SPDP Reminder

Student Professional Development Program: Requirement Reminder!

The Student Professional Development Program consists of four workshops and is required for all College of Business Majors. Beginning with the 2010-2011 catalogue, all four workshops must be completed before students will be admitted into the College. Sign up for workshops at the Student Professional Development Program website. Students already accepted into the College of Business should complete all workshops by their junior year.

NEW Billing Policy: Presently, the new accounting system does not accept pre-payments. You will be billed within 2 days of each workshop date, and can pay your fees anytime after they appear on your student bill. We ask that you pay your fees, in full, by the end of every semester. Graduating seniors, with a balance, will not graduate until all fees are paid.

For more information about the Student Professional Development Program, contact Justin Gardner or Sheryl Poirier.

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