Leaving a Legacy: Rose Petersen '57 (1936-2014)
Rose Petersen ’57 died peacefully Feb. 18, 2014, after a 13-year battle with lymphoma. Rose and Don were instrumental in the recent redesign of the Gesell Institute at UW-Stevens Point and the Rose and Don Petersen Hands-on Learning Lab. Read More
Knowledge Powers Wisconsin: Grads turn internships into jobs at Skyward
School of Business & Economics December 2013 graduates Molly Przybylski, Adam Seibel, Jessie Fecteau, Ian Dart and Ben Abbott interned at Skyward, Inc. and turned their experiences into full-time jobs with the company. Read More
Be the Match, Save a Life
Last year, athletic training student Dillon Huth registered during the UWSP Sports Medicine Club Be the Match registry drive ... a few months later he donated bone marrow and saved a life. You can be like Dillon and register on Tuesday, March 11. Read More | Watch Video
Emergency Situation Day with Marshfield Clinic
Athletic trainers from Marshfield Clinic came to campus to provide opportunities for senior athletic training students to have real-time practice with emergencies. The senior students were asked to evaluate and manage an emergency situation that the Marshfield Clinic athletic trainers developed. Read More | View Photos
SBE students network with employers
School of Business & Economics students met with representatives from Noel Group, Skyward, Inc., Northwestern Mutual, Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance, Walmart and Church Mutual on Monday, March 3 in the CPS Cafe. View Photos
Awards flood in for student-athletes, coaches
- Men's Basketball: Tyler Tillema (business administration) was named the WIAC Player of the Year and Bob Semling was chosen as the WIAC Coach of the Year. The Pointers, who won their 28th regular-season league title, defeated Marian and Central last weekend to advance to the Sweet 16 and will host games this weekend.
- Women's Basketball: Myranda Tyler (business administration-management and business administration-marketing) was selected as the WIAC Judy Kruckman Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year.
- Men's Hockey: Garrett Ladd (business administration) was named the inaugural WIAC Player of the Year. The Pointers earned their first NCAA Tournament berth since 1998 and will play at St. Thomas Saturday.
- Women's Hockey: Cassandra Salmen (athletic training) was named the WIAC Player of the Year and Ann Ninnemann was WIAC Coach of the Year. The Pointers, who received an at-large bid [video], will host St. Thomas Friday in their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2007.
- Women's Track & Field: Sam Haas broke the school record in pole vault, solidifying her trip to the NCAA Championships.
Students demonstrate exercises for Community Weight Race
Students in Exercise Programming for Special Populations volunteered to demonstrate basic exercises that one can do at home, at work or on the road for participants of the Community Weight Race. View Photos | Watch Video
Clinical laboratory science students made bacterial identification trays in Diagnostic Medical Microbiology last week. View Photos
IA students honored at annual banquet
Students, parents, faculty and donors gathered for the annual Division of Interior Architecture awards banquet was on Friday, March 7. Congratulations to all the award winners. View Photos
CPS Continuing Education awards Course Development Grants
Tracy Hoefer, C.R. Marshall and Scott Wallace (SBE) each received grants to redesign three courses to online formats so they can be made available to non-traditional audiences. Demand for these courses is expected from students enrolled in our Business at Night, and Business at UWMC programs. The courses to be redesigned are International Economics, Principles of Production-Operations Management, and Business and Government.
Kristi Roth (PEAT) received funding to redesign our Advanced Assessment in Adapted Physical Education course to a hybrid format. As a hybrid, this course will be made available to teachers from throughout the state of Wisconsin who wish to attain the Wisconsin Adapted Physical Education Certification.
Since 2004, CPS has awarded more than $420,000 to faculty for the purpose of innovating courses and creating new programs. To be successful, CPS Continuing Education grants must be innovative, partnership driven and meet a clear need.