CPS at Chancellor Patterson's Inauguration
Departments 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
The 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
The 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
Over 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
The 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
UW-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 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
Congratulations 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).