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CPS at Chancellor Patterson's Inauguration

Chancellor Bernie PattersonDepartments from the College of Professional Studies were well represented at the inauguration of Bernie L. Patterson, Ph.D. as the 14th chancellor of the university on Friday, April 15. Students and faculty presented research and informational posters at the campuswide festival in the Alumni Room. View photos.

UWSP signs health-care fields agreement with Mid-State

Partnership with Mid-StateThe University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Mid-State Technical College signed an agreement on Monday, April 11 to provide students in three health-care fields to transfer from MSTC to UWSP with junior status in order to complete bachelor’s degrees. Students eligible for this program are those who earn associates degrees in MSTC’s respiratory therapist, clinical research coordinator and biomedical information technician programs. View photos.

Employee Wellness Program Recognized

Employee WellnessThe UWSP Employee Wellness program earned the Governor's Worksite Wellness Bronze Award. UWSP is the only UW campus to receive any level (bronze, silver, gold) of this award.

Walk at Lunch Program a Success

Walk at LunchOver 50 UWSP employees participated in the 4th Annual Walk at Lunch program in the Multi-Activity Center on April 27. The event was sponsored by UWSP Employee Wellness - Pointers Achieving Wellness (PAWs).

School of Ed welcomes College Days for Kids

College Days for KidsThe School of Education welcomed 278 sixth-grade students from 23 schools throughout Central Wisconsin for UWSP College Days for Kids on April 8. Students attend classes including Chemistry, Napoleon, Rock Climbing, Planetarium, Media, Origami, Chinese, and Problem Solving. View photos.

Egner named Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year

Shirley EgnerUW-Stevens Point head women’s basketball coach Shirley Egner has been named the recipient of the 2011 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division III Women’s Coach of the Year. This marks the second straight season Egner has taken home the top Division III coaching award in the state.

Alumnus Visits Consumer Economics Class

Lela JahnLela Jahn, '62, visited with Dr. Sterling Wall's HD 372 Consumer Economics class on April 27 for an eye-opening discussion on personal values. Jahn was the recipient of the 2010 CPS Distinguished Alumnus Award and runs a mentor program with the CPS.

Clinical Lab Science team wins State Bowl

State Bowl ChampsCongratulations to the UWSP Clinical Lab Science team that won the Wisconsin Student Bowl championship on Tuesday, April 5. Competing against 20 other entries, the winning UWSP team included May 2011 grads Cassie Chilcote (Mayo Clinic), Liz Carney (Southwest Health Center), Megan Arndt (St. Michael’s Hospital), and Michael Peterson (Langlade Hospital).

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Marty's Message

Welcome to our new CPS Monday Message - an enewsletter from the College of Professional Studies Dean's Office. We are excited to share the news from across the schools of the CPS with our faculty, staff, and friends. This is a great tool to keep everyone informed about the great stories going on right here in our own college. If you have news you'd like to share, please submit them to Feel free to forward this email to a friend of the college. We hope you enjoy the first issue of the CPS Monday Message.

Upcoming Events

Audiology Capstone Presentations
May 6
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
DUC Laird Room

School of Health Care Professions Banquet
May 6
2 p.m.
CPS Café

School of Education Banquet
May 6
4 p.m.
DUC Alumni Room

Senior IA Portfolio Show
May 13
3-5 p.m.
Agnes Jones Gallery

Jane Kangas Memorial Exhibit
May 15-20
Opening Reception May 15, 1-3 p.m.
Agnes Jones Gallery

May 21
2 p.m. (CPS & COFAC)

CPS Former Faculty Fest
June 6
10 a.m.
CPS Café

Special Olympic Hearing Screening
June 11
Center for Communicative Disorders

Blood Drive, Sponsored by HCP
June 21
9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
DUC Legacy Room

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