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Employment

Textbook order deadline is March 19

A call for student speakers for commencement

Gerontology lecture set for March 24

Alternative communication conference to be offered

Nominations sought for Classified Staff Excellence Award

Supervisory management seminars planned

Proposed curricular changes in College of Business

Proposed graduate program changes in College of Professional Studies

 

Employment
A list of all currently available job openings and additional information about each position, including application procedures, may be found on the Academic Affairs employment opportunities Web site.

    • Children's Center: Director — 836-4810.
    • Housing and Residence Life: Hall manager — 836-3674.
    • National Youth Sports Program: Professional summer positions — 836-4810. Go to top of page

Textbook order deadline is March 19
booksOrders for rental and purchase textbooks for fall 2004 semester are due at the University Bookstore by Friday, March 19. Rental requests submitted after that date will have lower priority.

Submitting orders for rental and purchase textbooks now allows the bookstore to do the following:
    • order textbooks early to avoid potential problems.
    • notify instructors about publisher stock situations, edition changes and out-of-print titles.
    • pay students half price for their purchase course books at buyback.

Instructors may call 836-3125 or visit the University Bookstore in Davies Center for assistance. Go to top of page

commencement capA call for student speakers for commencement
The Commencement Committee invites all students eligible for graduation in May 2004 to apply to deliver the Reflections at commencement ceremonies Saturday,
May 22.

Manuscripts will be judged on development of a central theme; relevance to all listeners and to the commencement occasion; originality of ideas; and appropriateness of language and style. When read at a normal speaking rate, the Reflections can be no longer than four minutes. Manuscripts must be clearly typed and double-spaced. Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and school should be included on the cover page only.

Unless the committee has made recommendations for change, Reflections will be given at the commencement ceremony as written and presented to the final selection committee. Mickey Crothers, psychology, will be available to coach speakers prior to the ceremony.

The deadline for submission of manuscripts is 4 p.m. Monday, April 5. Manuscripts should be hand-delivered, e-mailed or mailed to Beverly Soll, sollba@uwec.edu, Activities and Programs Office, Davies 133.

The Commencement Committee will select manuscripts to be given orally before a second screening committee. The oral competition will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 22, in Davies Theatre. For more information, contact Soll at sollba@uwec.edu or 836-4419. Go to top of page

Gerontology lecture set for March 24
Prof. Jan Hare of the human development and family studies department at UW-Stout will present "Making Health Care Decisions for Incapacitated Elders: A Workshop for Family, Friends and Professionals" Wednesday, March 24, from noon to 1 p.m. at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center in Eau Claire.

The presentation is sponsored by the Center for Health and Aging Services Excellence, Red Cedar Medical Center-Mayo Health System, The Advisors on Gerontological Education, UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout.

For more information, contact Meredith Wolf at wolfm@uwec.edu or (715) 836-3543. The presentation is free and open to the public. Go to top of page

Alternative communication conference to be offered
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW Extension and the departments of communication disorders and special education will present the 15th Annual Wisconsin Conference on Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Assistive Technologies March 25-26 at the Plaza Hotel & Suites in Eau Claire.

The conference will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 25, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 26. The theme of the conference is “Participation and Communication: Joining in Across the Lifespan.” Keynote speaker Denise DeCoste will present “Literacy and Language Connections for AAC Communicators.” Full story. Go to top of page

award ribbonNominations sought for Classified Staff Excellence Award
The Classified Staff Awards Committee invites nominations for the Excellence in Performance Award to be given in fall 2004. The UW-Eau Claire Foundation will present $1,500 to the recipient. Any permanent member of the classified staff with a 50 percent or greater appointment may be nominated for the award.

Nominations should be forwarded to the Classified Staff Awards Committee, Chancellor's Office, Schofield 204, by April 13. For additional information, contact any of the following Classified Staff Awards Committee members: Mike Alred, alredmd@uwec.edu, co-chair; Sylvia Emerson, emersosa@uwec.edu, co-chair; Shelle Manning, manninma@uwec.edu; Patricia Imbery, imberypa@uwec.edu; or Steve Slind, slindsd@uwec.edu. Go to top of page

Supervisory management seminars planned
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW Extension will present “Supervisory Management 3,” a two-day seminar designed for managers with supervisory responsibilities, April 1-2 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire.

Workshop facilitators Ken De Meuse and Scott Lester will focus on working towards more effective coaching, establishing job expectations and critical skills in the coaching process. The program also includes practice conducting face-to-face coaching sessions. Full story. Go to top of page

course catalogProposed curricular changes in College of Business
Following are proposed curricular changes in the College of Business. If you have questions or concerns, contact Steve Tallant at tallansh@uwec.edu within 15 days of this notice publication in the University Bulletin.

MIS Major and Minor
From: Page 175 of 2003-04 Catalogue.
To: Add to MIS major, Code 831-001.

Required Credits
From: Sixty semester credits, including the BUSCORE (32 credits) and BTEL 345; MIS 304, 310, 314, 344, 450, 460.
To: Sixty semester credits, including the BUSCORE (32 credits) and BTEL 345; MIS 304, 310, 314, 344, 411, 450, 460.

Elective Credits
From: MIS 391, 399, 420, 491, 495, 499.
To: MIS 290 (if taken before 344), 384, 391, 399, 420, 491, 495, 499

Add to MIS Minor (Business Information Systems Emphasis), Code 831-401.
From: MIS 290, 314, 391, 399, 491, 495, 499.
To: MIS 290, 314, 384, 391, 411, 399, 491, 495, 499.

Add to MIS Minor (Business Telecommunications Emphasis), Code 831-402.
From:
MIS 314, 391, 399, 491, 495, 499.
To: MIS 314, 391, 399, 411, 491, 495, 499. Go to top of page

Proposed graduate program changes in College of Professional Studies
The following announcement appeared in the March 8 University Bulletin. Please note corrections in bold.

The following change, approved by the School of Nursing Graduate Curriculum and Admission Committee and the nursing graduate faculty, is proposed by the dean of graduate studies for the master of science in nursing program.

    • Discontinue written comprehensive examinations as one component of graduate student exit requirements, effective with the 2004 summer term. Thesis/scholarly project requirements that include an oral presentation will continue.

If you have questions or concerns, contact Mark Clark at clark@uwec.edu within 30 days of this notice publication in the University Bulletin. If there are no objections to the proposed change in requirements, the change will take effect for students beginning the degree program in September 2004. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 24 • Eighth Week • Spring Semester • March 15, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: March 11, 2004

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