CPS hosts WTI Academic Forum
Educators from around the state gained hands-on professional development at the Wisconsin Technology Initiative (WTI) 5th Annual Academic Forum Dec. 4-5. Teachers, IT managers, preservice teachers and administrators learned from peers about integrating technology into the classroom to support learning across all ages and abilities. Thank you to John and Tashia Morgridge for their support of education in Wisconsin! View Photos
Dietetics students complete Blind Basket Challenge
It's a rite of passage–the Blind Basket Challenge! Juniors in Advanced Foods Lab (FN 346) are given two ingredients and three hours to create a dish from scratch to be judged by the seniors. View Photos
Lucas named Academic All-American
Congrats to Taylor Lucas on repeating as a CoSIDA Academic All-America selection! A business administration senior with a 3.96 cumulative GPA, Taylor became the first ever two-time Academic All-America pick in UWSP football program history. Read More
Clinic hosts Town Hall meeting
Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic Director Sondra Reynolds, WSHA President-Elect, hosted a town hall meeting at UW-Stevens Point Nov. 24 to discuss the universal licensure proposal with faculty, staff, students, local speech-language pathologists and audiologists. View Photo
Education alum named state football coach of the year
Elementary education alum Steve Jones '02 was named WFCA/Packers Coach of the Year after he led the Kimberly High School football team to its third straight WIAA Division I title and 42nd consecutive win! Read More
Realityworks visits future FCS teachers
From a Pregnancy Profile Simulator to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Baby Simulator to Geriatric Simulator, representatives from Realityworks brought in a few educational tools for Prof. Susan Turgeson's Cooperative Occupational Education Programs students to test for their future classrooms. View Photos
CPS Café partners with Farmshed
Cheers to the first batch of Hand Packed Harvest Carrot Daikon Radish, a collaborative venture between Central Rivers Farmshed and the CPS Café. Stay tuned for more about this project that involves students, alumni, staff and our community! View Photo
CPS awards Course Development Grants
CPS has awarded grants totaling $7,000 in its latest round of course development grants. The awards will support the re-design and creation of courses geared toward non-traditional, place-bound and certificate seeking students:
- Mary Day (CSD): New course "Gross Anatomy of the Head and Neck" to provide advanced exposure to dissection to help students in health care and biology prepare for advanced training.
- Tim Wright (SOE): Convert HLED 700, an existing face-to-face course to fully online. The course is part of the health education add-on certification for teachers.
- Nikki Logan (SOE): Develop a one-credit Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training Course that will be offered through the Wisconsin Afterschool Network in a variety of settings and in collaboration with Marshfield Clinic.