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Welcome to the CPS Monday Message - an enewsletter from the UW-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies Dean's Office.
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CPS Former Faculty Fest 2015

Former Faculty FestFormer faculty from the UW-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies returned to visit and catch up on what's going on in the CPS on June 2. Dean Marty Loy provided an update on programs, faculty shared successful community and research stories and everyone enjoyed a wonderful lunch from the CPS Café. View Photos

CPS Dean’s List announced for spring

Dean's ListSpring semester grades are in and a total of 482 students (12 percent of our students) had a GPA over 3.75, including 158 with a perfect 4.0, to earn dean’s list honors at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies. Congratulations to all! Read More

Demand strong for family and consumer sciences teachers

FCSThis isn't your grandmother's home ec anymore. The world of family and consumer sciences is much more than sewing and baking, and the profession is in high demand throughout the state. Take it from alumna Julie Martin '14, who recently completed her first year teaching in the New Glarus School District. Read More

UW-Stevens Point’s economic impact tops $420 million

Old MainUW-Stevens Point’s impact on the region and state is huge and growing. For every $1 of state tax investment in UW-Stevens Point, the university generates $11 in economic activity for a total contribution of $420.2 million annually to Wisconsin’s economy. Read More

Wisconsin Reading Research Symposium

WRSAA sold-out crowd of teachers, administrators and reading specialists from around the state attended the 34th Annual Wisconsin Reading Research Symposium at the Holiday Inn June 26-27. The two-day event was sponsored by the College of Professional Studies and School of Education with support from the Wisconsin State Reading Association. View Photos

Campus hosts health careers camp

Health CampWe welcomed a group of bright high school students from around the state as a part of the Health Careers Camp sponsored by Wisconsin AHEC (Area Health Education Centers) June 17. The camp allows students to experience first hand the challenges, opportunities and rewards of health professions. Read More | View Photos

Alumna serves as referee in World Cup

World CupTeacher by day, international soccer referee by night. Alumna and former Pointers soccer player Margaret Domka '02 (English Ed, Spanish Ed) is the only U.S. referee at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Watch Video

Helping Wausau's Hmong Population

SHWAHPThree College of Professional Studies students are training to become health history interviewers with the Survey of the Health of the Wausau area Hmong Population (SHWAHP). Read More

How I spent my summer vacation:
Study Abroad

Namibia

Dozens of CPS students are spending their summer vacations learning, working, volunteering and traveling abroad this year. From Namibia to China to the UK, catch up with these Pointers abroad:

Marty's Message

We recently held an annual event that we affectionately call Former Faculty Fest. At this event, we reconnect and share successes with our retired faculty and staff members–a very special group of people.
 
I am glad that our retired folks take the time to stop in, because with each visit they bring part of our history back to us. It is a pleasure to talk with these people because they were the change-makers who helped us grow into what we are today. Their stories exemplify the best of our history.

This year's Former Faculty Fest was once again a nice opportunity to celebrate where we are, remember where we have been, and say thank you to the people who have brought us here.
 
Marty Loy,
Dean
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