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Check out the Year In Review!

2010-2011 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 2011 is now available online.


Feeling Lost?

Schneider Hall

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

Technology & lab info

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 2011 schedule is as follows:
• Mondays: 9-11am
• Tuesdays: 11am-1pm
• Wednesdays: 12-2pm
• Thursdays: 12:30-2:30pm
• Fridays: 9-11am

For more information, contact:
COB Laptop Tech Support
coblaptophelp@uwec.edu


COB Labs Open Evenings

Hours for all labs are Sunday through Wednesday, 6 to 9 until Thanksgiving, and then 5-10 until the end of the semester. These hours start Sept 11.

The Sales Center (Schneider 322) and the BCOM room (Schneider 216) are now both capable of recording practice sessions for any class (with the help of lab monitors).


Accounting Tutoring Lab

The Accounting Tutoring Lab, located in Schneider 314, will be open to students needing help in Accounting 201 and 202 starting September 19. The lab is primarily staffed by SAS student volunteers. A schedule of the dates and times the lab is open will be circulated to all Accounting 201 and 202 students.

People • places • things

The Dean's Office has moved

We've Moved!The Dean's Office, first floor COB offices, ROTC and the Wells Fargo Conference Room moved over the summer to make space for the college's new Center for Advising, Development and Enrichment (CADE).

» Check out our new locations


COB Student International Blogs

Health care administration major Mariah Brown is blogging about her study abroad experience in Germany. Information systems major Shaughn Meixner is blogging while studying abroad in Australia. Finance major Jade Schantzen is blogging while studying at sea aboard the MV Explorer this summer. Schantzen is travelling from the Bahamas to Spain, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey and Morocco, and end in Boston, MA. Senior business administration major Dane Ziperski is sharing his international internship experience with us from Kolkata, India.

» Read about Mariah's adventures
» Read about Shaughn's adventures
» Read about Jade's adventures
» Read about Dane's adventures

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.


Winterim Study-Abroad Experience in India

Taj MahalWhat are you doing over winter break to increase your knowledge of the global business world? Why not study in India, Asia's fourth largest economy. Deadline for application: September 9. Scholarships are available.

» Learn more


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a noncompetitive 5K walk to save lives and create a world with more birthdays. Individuals of all ages are welcome to participate.

» View flyer for more information

SPDP Workshops

The Fall Workshop Series for the Student Professional Development Program is about to begin! All COB majors are required to complete a series of four workshops within this program. Depending on your catalogue year, the workshops are a either a graduation or an admission requirement.

If it's been a while since you registered for workshops, you can find your current registrations, as well as your history, through the following link: SPDP Registration System.

If you have a conflict and can no longer attend a workshop you registered for, follow these steps to withdraw:

1. Access the registration system through the link above. Select "workshops."

2. Click on the workshop you registered for and you will see all the sections listed. Below the section you registered for is a "withdraw" button.

3. Click on "withdraw" to remove yourself from the workshop.

**You are only able to withdraw from a workshop before the registration deadline. After that day and time, you will be charged for the workshop.

Contact Justin Gardner or Sheryl Poirier, Student Professional Development Program coordinators by email at spdp@uwec.edu with any questions or concerns.

New COB Faculty and Staff

New Faculty and Staff

Mark your calendar

Tuesday, September 6
Classes begin

Wednesday, September 7
Student Employment Job Fair
10:00-2:00 pm
Council Fire Room, Davies Center

Wednesday, September 7
Blugold Organizations Bash
2:00-5:00 pm
Central Campus Mall

Wednesday, September 14
Community Action Fair
10:00 am–2:00 pm
Council Fire Room, Davies Center

Wednesday, September 28
Career Conference Pre-Conference Reception
7:00-9:30 pm
Holiday Inn–Campus Area
Hosted by: Student Accounting Society

Thursday, September 29
54th Annual Career Conference
10:00-3:00 pm
Zorn Arena
Hosted by: Beta Upsilon Sigma and Career Services

registration calendar

Monday, September 12
• Last day to register for or add full-semester courses without instructor’s approval

Monday, September 19
• Last day to drop full-semester fall courses with no record
• Last day to register for or add full-semester fall courses without dean’s
approval
• Last day to change grade basis to/from Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory
or Audit

Friday, September 23
• Winterim schedule of classes available on MyBlugold & Web

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 Gretchen Hutterli, COB assistant dean-external affairs.

We may post your photos on our social media sites to help promote your organization's activities.

» Submit an Event


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; Shari Berg, graphic design intern

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