Education students learn about poverty at Okray Colloquium
UW-Stevens Point education students had an eye-opening experience during a poverty simulation facilitated by CAP Services Feb. 17. As part of the Okray Colloquium, future teachers participated in a two-hour hands-on simulation designed to help them better understand what it's like to live in poverty. Read More | View Photos | Watch Interview | Watch Full Recap
Suomis and SNAP program honored
Prof. Rory Suomi and his late wife Joanne, founders of the Special Needs Aquatics Program, were recently presented a Power 10 Award at the Association of Aquatic Professionals annual conference and featured in the February issue of Aquatics International. Read More | View Photo
Future third-generation Pointer visits campus
Audiology grad student Becky Lewis '12, Au.D. '16 was a part of the alumni panel at Saturday's UW-Stevens Point Admitted Student Day. Afterwards, a parent and prospective student who were in the crowd introduced themselves to Becky. You have to read what happened next! Read More
Students assist with junior high Wellness Days
College of Professional Studies students conducted blood pressure screenings and a skills course challenge at Wellness Days at Ben Franklin Junior High and P.J. Jacobs Junior High. View Photos | Watch Video
Employee Wellness Challenge: Cooking Demo
Dietetics students Deanna Nelson '16 and Abby White '15, along with assistants Emily Pearson '16 and Danielle Tadych '17, prepared a complete cooking demonstration for the Employee Wellness Challenge participants March 2. View Photos | Watch Video
State scholarships awarded to ComD grad students
UW-Stevens Point was well represented at the Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association Annual Convention Feb. 26-28 as Anna Schuman, Alisa Damitz, and Elizabeth Larson received scholarships. View Photos
IA students honored at banquet
The Division of Interior Architecture honored students at its annual awards ceremony on Friday, Feb. 27 in the CPS Cafe. View Photos
Health careers featured during STEM Day for Girls
CPS students and staff showcased a variety of health careers to 7th and 8th grade girls from around the state at the UW-Stevens Point STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Exploration Day on Friday, Feb. 27. Photos: School of Health Care Professions | School of Health Promotion and Human Development
Athletics News & Notes
- Men's Hockey: Business administration senior Kevin Gibson named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year and goalie Brandon Jaeger, also a business administration senior, named WIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The Pointers host Hamline on March 21 in a NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal.
- Women's Hockey: Janna Beilke-Skoug, a triple major in health science (pre-PT), biology and music, named the WIAC Player of the Year and business administration senior Nicole Schaub selected WIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
- Men's Basketball: Five starters named All-WIAC, Bob Semling honored as Co-Coach of the Year. After picking up two wins last weekend, the Pointers will also host the NCAA Tournament Sectional.
- Softball: Sydney Gorges, an early childhood education major, threw a perfect game for the Pointers.
Want to be happier?
What are the keys to happiness in daily life? Find out as part of the “Point in Common” lecture series. “Happiness and the Wandering Mind” will be presented by researcher Matt Killingsworth on Tuesday, March 10, at 7 p.m. at Sentry’s Theater@1800. It is free and open to the public. Free child care is available during the talk at Schmeeckle Reserve Visitors Center. Read More | Register | Facebook | Twitter