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Check out the Year In Review!

2008-2009 was a busy year for the College of Business! Check out some of the highlights.

Many of these news items are also archived on the COB website. Visit the News and Events section to learn more.

» View Year In Review


Find Your Name on the Dean's List

The Dean's List for Spring 2009 is now available online.


Feeling Lost?

Schneider Hall

Use the Schneider Hall Room Directory to navigate around the College of Business.

student positions available

Web Developer

The College of Business is looking for a student web developer who has a variety of skills including design, web development and programming.

» More information


Marketing/PR Internship

The Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation is looking for a student with strong writing and marketing skills to join their staff.

» More information


Financial Literacy Volunteers Needed

The Financial Literacy Improvement Program (FLIP) is seeking student volunteers to teach basic budgeting and financial planning to economically disadvantaged individuals. Student volunteers will receive 30 hours of service-learning credit. One-credit of directed study is also available to accounting, finance or economics majors.
 
FLIP is a collaborative program of the UW–Eau Claire Department of Accounting and Finance and Western Dairyland Economic Opportunity Council. To learn more, attend one of the following information sessions:
 
Monday, September 14
12:00 noon, in Schneider 304
Tuesday, September 15
5:00 pm, in Schneider 304

FLIP representatives will also be present at the UW–Eau Claire Community Action Fair, September 16, from 11:00 am–3:00 pm in the Davies Center Council Fire Room.

Questions? Contact Adrian Klenz at Western Dairyland by email or by phone at 836-7511.


Interview On-Campus through
Career Services

Interested in interviewing for jobs and internships on-campus? Students interested in participating in on-campus interviewing must be registered with Blugold CareerLink through the Career Services office in Schofield 230. Once you have an account, visit Career Servicesí Blugold CareerLink, to view the list of companies who will be on campus to recruit this fall.

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.

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

People • places • things

COB Student International Blogs

Several COB students interned abroad this summer and shared their experiences through blogs. German-business major Whitney Zahn worked in Aachen, Germany at Saint-Gobain Sekurit. Senior marketing major Beth Karabin had an internship with ITC Maurya Hotel in New Delhi, India. Economics major Kaitlyn Walls, also in India, worked with NGO Pratham in Jaipur on an AIESEC internship. Jesse Cooley, a senior spanish-business major, interned in Guatemala, Guatemala with AIESEC students and NGO Sonrisas. Danielle Bryant, a senior business administration major, was in London, England working at Dennis Publishing.

Did you work or study outside the U.S. this summer? Email us about your experience and we will feature it in an upcoming edition of the BizWire.


Marketing Students Participate in SuperValu Summer Internships

SuperValu Interns

During their SuperValu internship, Ian Novak, a marketing major with professional sales and marketing analytics emphases, and Teresa Higgins, a marketing major with a marketing analytics emphasis, developed rebranding and repositioning strategies for IGA.


Writing Center Open

The Writing Center, located in OL 1142, is available to all undergraduate and graduate student in any university course. The Center assists with all academic writing tasks.

HOURS:
Monday–Thursday, 9:00 am–3:00 pm
Fridays, 9:00 am until noon.


Chinese Exchange Program Brings Students to the COB

SuperValu Interns

Accounting students, Site Chen, 19, left, and Yuchen Xie, 17, socialized with other students Monday evening at a picnic behind Putnam Hall on the UW-Eau Claire campus. They are among 16 students from China who will be studying in Eau Claire as part of a foreign exchange program that saw significant growth this year. Of the 16 students participating in the China 1+2+1 program, eight are accounting or finance majors in the College of Business.

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram staff photo by Andi Stempniak

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The UW-Eau Claire women's volleyball team beat Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) to win the 2009 UW-Eau Claire Labor Day Classic, Saturday, Septemeber 5. Management major Liz Amici was named to the All Tournament Team. Other COB students on the UW-Eau Claire women's volleyball team include Jenny Burzynski, business administration; Stephanie Peterson, marketing; and Amanda Lessner, business administration.


Finance Major Cory Sartorelli Named Blugold Football Team Captain

UW-Eau Claire running back Cory Sartorelli has developed into one of the best running backs in all of Division III.

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UW-Eau Claire Fishing Club Competes at Nationals

Senior management majors Andrew Gullickson and Brandon Jack drove 15 hours to Little Rock, Arkansas, to compete in the College Bass national championship tournament on the Arkansas River.

» Read more

New COB Faculty and Staff

New Faculty and Staff

Student Organizations

Get Involved! Join a Student Organization

Looking for ways to boost your resume, connect with other business students and have fun at the same time? Find out how to join a business student organization.


Promote Your Organization!

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

» Submit an Event

Mark your calendar

Tuesday, Sept 8
Get the Scoop on Study Abroad
FREE Ice Cream and Study Abroad Info
Campus Mall
11:00 am–1:00 pm

Thursday, Sept 10
Blugold Organization Bash (BOB)

September 14–September 16
UW-Eau Claire's Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Reaccreditation Visit

Eight HLC Peer Reviewers will visit UW-Eau Claire as part of the University's 10-year reaccreditation. They will hold formal meetings as well as talk with faculty, staff and students as they walk the campus.

» View the HLC Self-Study website for student resources pertaining to this visit

Wednesday, Sept 16
Community Action Fair
Council Fire Room, Davies Center
11:00 am–3:00 pm

September 21–September 23
Career Services Resume Reviews
Schneider Hall Lobby
10:00 am–2:00 pm

Wednesday, Sept 23
Pre-Career Conference Reception
Plaza Hotel
1202 West Clairemont Avenue
6:30 pm

Thursday, Sept 24
Career Conference
Zorn Arena
10:00 am–3:00 pm


College of Business
Freshmen Meeting
Wednesday, Sept 23
Hibbard 100, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Registration calendar

Wednesday, Sept 9
• Last day to register/add courses without instructor's approval

Wednesday, Sept 16
• Last day to drop courses with no record
• Last day to register/add courses without dean's approval
• Last day to change courses to/from S/U or Audit


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
Graphic Designers: Bonnie Krahn, graphic artist; Rachel Hiew, graphic design intern

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