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Liz Warren-Pederson
Eller College of Management

Media Advisory
Eller College students meet the needs of Tucson companies by offering custom IT recommendations

Persistence pays a dividend for finance major Max Burke and 74 UA undergraduates

November 30, 2007


Representatives from Tucson area for-profit companies and non-profit organizations will hear the results of competitive analyses in information technology (IT) created specifically for their enterprises at an all-day event, Friday, November 30.

Under the tutelage of Management Information Systems (MIS) assistant professor Alexandra Durcikova, graduate students spent the past four months focused on creating, managing, and applying IT to support the management of their selected client organization. Students will offer specific suggestions to their clients in the public presentations.

Participating organizations:

Non-profit: Live the Solution, Arts for All, Tucson Assistance League, Voices for Education
For-profit: Nova Insurance, Seven Cups, Raytheon, IBM, Gold Stars, Shaffer Dry Cleaning, and Solar Industries


McClelland Hall, Room 214, The University of Arizona, 1130 E. Helen St., Tucson, Ariz.


8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2007

*Call 520.626.2590 for the presentation schedule.

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program #11 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program #48 in the U.S. The College is among the leaders of business schools generating grant funds for research. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the 25th ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,800 undergraduate and 750 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and a satellite campus in Phoenix.

Press Contact:
Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management

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