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PSE hosts Midwest Regional Conference

Pi Sigma EpsilonThe UW-Eau Claire chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE), the national, co-ed fraternity for collegians and professionals in sales, marketing and management, will host the PSE Midwest Regional Conference at UW-Eau Claire, October 18-21, 2012. Students from 13 collegiate chapters in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and South Dakota will attend the event. Participants will attend keynote presentations and participate in business development seminars, network with professional and collegiate members, and compete in events, such as the PSE Pro-Am Sell-a-Thon and the National speaker's competition.

For more information, contact Kellen Busey, president, UW-Eau Claire PSE student chapter.

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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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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

People • places • things

Explore your possibilities

9th Annual UW-Eau Claire Career Services Explore Your Possibilities, October 9-11

Explore Your Possibilities is an opportunity for you to learn about majors and career options. During this three-day event, Career Services offers over 30 panel discussions. At these workshops, you will hear from professionals about majors, career options, graduate school, and internships. Each session is 50-minutes long. All sessions are held in the Davies Center Ho-Chunk and Menominee Rooms. Pre-registration for workshops is requested (although drop in participants are welcomed.) All workshops are free.

» View workshops here

Meet Jian-yu (Fisher) Ke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Management

Jian-yu (Fisher) KeDr. “Fisher” Jian-yu Ke is an assistant professor in the Department of Management and Marketing where he teaches MGMT 341, Operations Management and MGMT 343, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management. He graduated with a Ph.D. in supply chain management from the University of Maryland, College Park in August 2012.

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Accounting student to curl in China

Julie Lilla

UW-Eau Claire accounting major Julie Lilla will compete with the USA Women's Curling Team in Yichun, China, October 31-November 9, 2012 at the Yichun International Ladies Competition. Lilla, a senior accounting major from Trempealeau, WI, competed at five U.S. Junior National Curling Championships where she earned two silver and one bronze medal.

AACSBThank you to all who participated in the AACSB International site visit. The College of Business will not be officially notified if its AACSB accreditation has been extended for an additional six years until spring 2013.

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 Fall 2012 schedule is as follows:
• Mondays: 8-10 am, 1-3 pm
• Tuesdays: 11-12 pm
• Wednesdays: 11-1 pm
• Thursdays: 11-12 pm
• Fridays: 10-2 pm

For more information, contact:
COB Laptop Tech Support

STUdy abroad news

Apply now! Summer 2013 at Jinan University, Zhuhai campus

ChinaLearn more about Chinese business etiquette by attending a two-week summer session at Jinan University, Zhuhai campus. As a student on this program, you will also experience the language, culture, and food in Zhuhai and Hong Kong. A combination of pre-departure lessons, on-site lectures, and tours of important business and cultural sites will give you an overview of China today.

The program will be led by Dr. Scott Swanson, UW-Eau Claire Department of Management and Marketing.

» Apply now

ScotlandFollow along with COB student Natasha Schlieve as she blogs from her study abroad experience in Scotland this semester!

CADE Announcements

Get HIP! Enhance your resume with high impact practices

Wednesday, October 17
Thursday, October 18 (repeat session)
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Davies Center Woodland Theater

Get hip!Get HIP! Get the most out of your College of Business experience and enhance your resume by participating in one or more HIGH IMPACT PRACTICES. HIP include experiences such as international and domestic exchanges, competitions, service-learning, internships and student leadership.

Learn more about these opportunities at this interactive presentation. Q & A session. Drawings for “HIP” UW-Eau Claire merchandise.

For more information, contact Terry Wells in the UW-Eau Claire College of Business Center for Advising, Development and Enrichment (CADE).

Attend the Majors & Student Services Fair

Drop by the College of Business tables during the Majors & Student Services Fair on Thursday, October 18th and 25th. This event is the perfect place to meet business faculty members and academic advisers from CADE, the college’s advising center. Learn how the college prepares students for success through its AACSB accredited academic programs, internships, study abroad experiences, and other experiential learning opportunities. Don’t forget to register for the drawing!

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Etiquette Tip of the Month

Write a thank you note! Follow up after Career Conference.

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