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  • Sandra Toews
    College-wide scholarship recipients announced
    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    The College of Business Scholarship Committee awarded over $29,000 in college-wide scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year. Additional scholarships are given by the college's departments and academic programs, bringing the total amount of business scholarships awarded to nearly $120,000.

  • 2017 VITA students and faculty coach
    It all adds up!
    Monday, April 24, 2017

    Thirty-seven accounting students completed 803 tax returns for free during the 2016 tax season as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

  • Blugolds (from left) Brittany Martin, Stephanie Little, Stephanie Born and Rachel Martell are among the numerous UW-Eau Claire students who have jobs lined up before graduation.
    Blugolds are in demand
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    Blugolds are in demand. For the third consecutive year, more than 96 percent of UW-Eau Claire’s most recent graduates reported having jobs in their field or enrolling in graduate programs within six months of graduation, according to the university’s First Destination survey. Even more impressive? The growing number of UW-Eau Claire graduates who land their first job well before commencement. Nearly 70 percent of 2015-16 Blugolds already had jobs before graduation, a number that has climbed steadily since 2012-13 when it was at 55 percent.

  • 2017 Beta Gamma Sigma initiation
    Congrats to our new BGS members
    Monday, April 10, 2017

    Thirty two individuals were initiated into the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The annual initiation was held Saturday, April 8 on the UW-Eau Claire campus.

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    Explore career options in finance
    Monday, April 10, 2017

    Learn how College of Business grads from the Class of 2004 made the transition from student to finance professional at the Finance Career Panel, Thu., Apr. 13, 7-8 pm in Centennial Hall 2920. Sponsored by FMA.

  • 2017 Blugold team at the NCSC
    COB Blugolds continue to impress
    Monday, March 6, 2017

    It has been an especially busy and productive semester for UW-Eau Claire business students. Over 300 students have participated in events this semester. Congratulations to all student competitors and their faculty coaches.

  • graphic with numbers
    10 Reasons to be a COB Blugold
    Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

    The facts speak for themselves. Here are 10 reasons why you should become a Business Blugold. Learn how we prepare business students for success at UW-Eau Claire.

  • Tutors in the COB
    We are here to help
    Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

    Because your success is important to us, the College of Business offers free peer-to-peer tutoring to students taking accounting, business communication, and information systems classes. This tutoring is available to students of all abilities; in fact, it is not unusual to see many of our best students taking advantage of these services.

  • Experts in the classroom
    Unique partnership brings real world of finance to the classroom
    Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

    Accounting and finance lecturer Mark Alfuth decided to try something new during the 2017 Winterim session. Instead of reading from a textbook and attending daily lectures, the students enrolled in Alfuth's "Wealth Management" class engaged with a variety of experts from Ameriprise. Alfuth and the financial planning services company created a partnership to offer students real-world expertise and experience.

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    diplomaANDjob: tips from our seniors
    Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

    For many seniors, success means securing a job in their major area of study prior to graduation. But what does it take to have a job in hand before leaving college? We invited graduating seniors in the management capstone class taught by Dr. Kristy Lauver and Dr. Brent Opall to share the keys to their success.

  • China study abroad
    Spend Interim in China
    Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

    Join Accounting professor Brenda Thalacker for a three-week introduction to the business culture of China at Jinan University, Zhuhai campus, during the 2017 summer interim session, May 22–June 9, 2017.

  • VITA volunteering preparing taxes
    Accounting students offer free tax preparation
    Monday, Nov. 7, 2016

    UW-Eau Claire accounting students will once again provide free income tax return preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a special program of the IRS and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. To qualify for the service, clients must have incomes of $54,000 or less.

  • We want you to succeed
    Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

    The College of Business offers free tutoring to students taking accounting, business communication and information systems classes. This tutoring is available to students of all abilities; in fact, it is not unusual to see many of our best students taking advantage of these services.

  • Students outside Schneider Hall
    Timothy Vaughan to serve as interim College of Business dean
    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Dr. Timothy Vaughan will serve as interim dean of UW-Eau Claire's College of Business following the June 30 retirement of current dean Diane Hoadley.

  • Commencement 2014
    Commencement held May 21; COB alums recognized
    Thursday, May 19, 2016

    Commencement exercises for UW-Eau Claire students will be held May 21 in Zorn Arena. Candidates from the College of Business will receive degrees during a 9 am ceremony. Remote-site live broadcasts of the ceremonies will be presented in the Davies Center Woodland Theater and the Ojibwe Grand Ballroom. The ceremony may also be viewed online.

  • COB honor society initiates new members
    Monday, May 9, 2016

    Beta Alpha Psi, the national honor society for financial information students and professionals, held its spring initiation on May 6 at a reception held in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Davies Center Centennial Room. The honor society promotes the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems, provides opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encourages a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.

  • 2016 COB Emerging Leader Maria Camila Bedoya
    Maria Camila Bedoya, Living the Eau Claire Advantage
    Friday, April 29, 2016

    Maria Camila Bedoya, a third year student from Rochester, MN, has been named the 2016 College of Business Emerging Leader. She is double majoring in account and information systems. Bedoya will be recognized at the 2016 University Student Excellence Awards reception on Thursday, May 5 at 5 pm in the Davies Center Ojibwe Ballroom, Room 330. The reception is hosted by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association, UW-Eau Claire Foundation, and UW-Eau Claire University Centers.

  • Schneider Hall
    Honor society initiates new members; Ulstad named outstanding prof
    Monday, April 25, 2016

    Twenty-six business students will be initiated into the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The annual initiation will be held Saturday, April 30 at 3 pm in the Cargill Collaboration Center, Schneider Hall Room 203. Ingrid Ullstad, senior lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance, will be recognized as the 2016 Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding professor.

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