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We won!

| Gretchen Hutterli

Congratulations to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Information Systems team for winning the 2016 Travelers IT Case Competition. The competition was held November 4 at the Travelers Insurance Headquarters in St. Paul, MN.

The Blugold team competed against IS teams from Concordia College, the University of Northwestern-St. Paul, and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. » Read more

Members of the winning UW-Eau Claire are IS majors Nick Gustafson, Whitney Nyholm, and David Poynter, and IS and accounting double major Leen Wadi. Dr. Tom Hilton, Department of Information Systems, is their faculty coach.

UW-Eau Claire has participated in this event at least seven times; however, this is the first time they have won the competition.

“We all had a great time,” said Dr. Tom Hilton, coach for the UW-Eau Claire team. “I am so happy for our team and so very proud of them,” he said.