Students present research at Posters in the Rotunda
UW-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies students joined more than 100 other students and faculty advisers at the Capitol Rotunda to share their undergraduate research with legislators, state leaders, UW alumni and other supporters. Posters in the Rotunda is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the exciting research going on throughout the state and to support some outstanding Wisconsin students and faculty members who contribute to the state’s strong economic future. The CPS was well represented with three poster presentations, including research from athletic training, economics and interior architecture. Read More | Watch Videos
Nisha Fernando earns Excellence in Teaching Award
Associate Professor Nisha Fernando, the associate dean and head of Interior Architecture, was recently selected as a 2012 University Excellence in Teaching Award winner for her contributions made to the campus. She will be recognized at the University Awards reception and spring commencement. Great job, Nisha!
Seniors conclude clinical practicum with presentations
Twenty-eight seniors from the UWSP clinical laboratory science (CLS) program concluded their clinical practicum by presenting their case studies and research projects to hospital program directors and School of Health Care Professions faculty and staff at the annual Student Presentation Day on Monday, March 12. Read More
Sheila Miech inducted into WSCA Hall of Fame
UWSP women's soccer head coach Sheila Miech became the first woman inductee into the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 24. The all-time winningest women's soccer coach in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference history has won 14 WIAC titles and has a 137-16-7 regular-season record in her 25 years coaching the Pointers. Read More
Pointer claims national title at 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships
UW-Stevens Point sophomore Zachary Mixdorf claimed the individual national championship in the men's high jump, clearnig 2.11 meters (6'11.0”), as the Pointers finished in eighth place at the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships. Read More
Taste of NFL founder inspires business students
The founder of Taste of the NFL challenged business students to bump up what inspires them and pass it along. “Be an individual who brings out the best in those around you and the best will come around you,” said Wayne Kostroski, a native of Stevens Point, who presented to over 50 UWSP students on Monday, March 26. Read More
Using social media in Adapted Physical Education
As learning and technology simultaneously advance, students and faculty are learning to incorporate the latest trends into education. Two students in Prof. Kristi Roth’s PEX 445 Seminar in Adapted Physical Education class at UW-Stevens Point are using social media for their class projects. Jena Ansorge is using Pinterest while Evan Guell tweets via @APEhintsandtips to share hints, tips, videos and ideas on APE. Read More
UWSP alumni attend state speech-language conference
Nearly 100 UWSP alumni were in attendance at the 10th Annual CESA 5 School-Based Speech-Language Pathology Institute March 5-6 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. The statewide conference provides speech-language pathologists (SLPs) hands-on, ready-to-replicate strategies and techniques to benefit the students they serve with speech-language disabilities. The conference also provides an opportunity for SLPs to reconnect with the greater community of school-based SLPs and to facilitate a cross-pollination of service delivery ideas. Read More
Social Media in Health Care: Business vs. Patient
Two chief information officers address nearly 50 professionals and UW-Stevens Point School of Health Care Professions students about the future of social media in the health care industry at the Central Wisconsin Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) networking event in The Encore of the Dreyfus University Center Wednesday, March 14. Read More
Join us for Café Chats
The College of Professional Studies would like to invite all faculty and staff to join us in launching a new initiative that supports our continuing effort to promote excellence in teaching in the college. The “Café Chats” are short coffee breaks that focus on a single teaching and learning topic. The first chat (Delightful D2L) is Wednesday, April 4, 12:30-1 p.m. Join your CPS colleagues for five minutes or 30 minutes, grab a cup of coffee and join in the conversation!
Lead a Pathways to Point trip
Pathways to Point is looking for two trip leaders for its Wilderness Orientation Program. Pathways to Point is a freshman retention program designed to give incoming students an opportunity to make a positive transition into college through safe and fun outdoor challenges. Pathways offers six trips for five days each. Trip leaders can be any UWSP staff member who is a full or part-time faculty, staff or academic staff appointment. Outdoor pursuit and trip leading experience is highly desired. Contact Johnny Johnson at x4184.