Alumni honored at awards banquet
Former nontraditional education student Jodie Woodruff '02 was honored as this year's Distinguished Alumnus of the College of Professional Studies. Jodie is the director of the nation's first free standing entrepreneurship center for a public high school at The MET School in Providence, Rhode Island. Jodie shared her success story in ECE 262: Programs for Children and Families, then rode in the Homecoming parade before accepting her award at the Alumni Awards Banquet.
School of Business & Economics alum and associate lecturer Jim Anderson '89 also earned the UW-Stevens Point Lifetime Achievement Award Saturday. Jim is the president of Ellis Stone Construction Company where he is responsible for overall management, leadership and strategic development. View Photos
Falkinham Football Office Suite unveiled
Ken Falkinham '68 came to play football at UW-Stevens Point in a 1953 Oldsmobile convertible ... he quit four days later. Coach Duaine Counsell called him and asked him to return to the team and his life was forever changed. At Homecoming, the Pointers unveiled the new Falkinham Football Office Suite thanks to alumni Ken '68 and Sandy '69 Falkinham. View Photos | Watch VideoView Photos
Homecoming and Pink Week Recap
What a weekend! Homecoming 2014 was a huge success as the Pointers football team defeated No. 5 North Central, 34-27, in front of 3,370 fans at the Homecoming and Pink Game. UW-Stevens Point also raised $50,623 for cancer charities, including the Joanne A. Suomi Memorial Fund, the Circle of Friends Foundation and the Breast Cancer Family Foundation.
The entire Homecoming week was full of fun activities, including Pink Week games, Office Decorating Contest (Communicative Disorders | Education | Business & Economics), pep rally, picnic and parade.
Hall of Fame Class of 2014
Congratulations to the 2014 UW-Stevens Point Athletics Hall of Fame Class that was inducted Sept. 27! Cody Koenig, Jenna Mitchler, Sheila Miech, Karen (Guckenberger) Mulligan, Paul Schmitt, Josh Iserloth, Noah Eschenbauch and Dennis Tierney. Read More
Zimmerman throws no-hitter for Nationals
Former UW-Stevens Point baseball star Jordan Zimmermann made national news on Sunday, Sept. 28, throwing the first no-hitter in Washington Nationals history, leading his team to a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins. Washington Post Story | Audio of the Final Out | Video
Video: SBE students intern in China
Get a whole new perspective on studying abroad from Dan Hafenbredl '14, who filmed this video during the School of Business & Economics trip to Beijing, Guilin and Shanghai this past summer. Watch Video
Students bring healthy changes to Cook Islands
Health promotion/wellness students spent time this summer on the island of Rarotonga, collaborating with the country’s ministry of health, working on projects and campaigns to educate people on smoking prevention, men’s health, mental health, nutrition and wellness. Read More
Students learn importance of culture in health care
To extubate or not to extubate? That was the question posed to students by guest speaker Dr. Kathleen Culhane-Pera from West Side Community Health Services who shared a medical case story of a 72-year-old Hmong woman and discussed why it is important to understand different cultures when working in health care. Read More
Point in Common: Why do we educate?
Why do we educate? Author and Professor Harry Brighouse, Ph.D. from UW-Madison will speak at Sentry Theater on Monday, Oct. 13 as part of the free Point in Common Community Speaker Series. Brighouse will share how we should educate children so that they can have a flourishing life, and will contribute to others having flourishing lives. Free Registration
Get to know CPS faculty/staff and new students on the College of Professional Studies Facebook page with two new features: Faculty/Staff Friday and Freshman Fresh Faces
IA and Graphic Design Alumni Show
Alumni from the Division of Interior Architecture and the Department of Art & Design showcased some recent work in the Agnes Jones Gallery. The show is on display through Oct. 6. View Photos
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