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Remembering Ethel Hill

Ethel Hill Ethel Hill, former associate professor of home economics and 1940 alumna of the program, died on Feb. 11. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 21 at Trinity Lutheran Church. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, UWSP Foundation, or a charity of your choice. Read More

Local Food Fair features faculty, students

Food Fair If you attended the Central Rivers Farmshed Local Food Fair on Feb. 5, you would have ran into many CPS faculty and staff supporting local food in Central Wisconsin, including:

SBE student earns internship award

Dan ZakThe Blevons Group, affiliated with Northwestern Mutual, is recognizing UW-Stevens Point senior Daniel Zak ’15 as a Winter Camp winner. Winter Camp is a reward to the Northwestern Mutual’s top 100 interns for high productivity. Zak, a business administration major, is being honored as an outstanding performer by building a strong practice through delivering consistent quality service to clients. Read More

Vocal hygiene for music education majors

ComD School of Communicative Disorders staff and first-year grad students spent time with students from Department of Music Prof. Matthew Markham's Vocal Techniques for Instrumentalists (MUS 150) going over voice anatomy and vocal hygiene. Read More | View Photos

Want to be happier?

Point in Common 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

Women's basketball's Play4Kay game is most successful to date

Women's Basketball The UW-Stevens Point women's basketball team held its most successful Play4Kay Pink Game to date on Feb. 7, as the event helped raise more than $7,000 for Ministry Health Care's Project Embrace. Read More | Photo Gallery

Adventure Tours New Zealand Adventure

New Zealand From the vast beaches, rich farmland, mountains, caves, rainforests, dry scrubland, volcanoes, ocean fiords, geothermal geysers and mud pots, the Adventure Tours New Zealand program offered trip-goers an amazing experience. Read more in Rosemary '71 and Thomas '71 Kautz's travel blog

Facebook Fun!

Facebook 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 Major Mondays. If you or someone you know would like to be featured, email

Marty's Message

Most of the past two weeks have been spent working on the proposed budget reductions. During this time, I’ve heard very few complaints and many, many ideas on how to meet our challenge–which we will do.

Your outlook is energizing and why I love being the dean of this college. For more information about the budget, please visit the budget Web page. Please, call or stop in anytime you have comments or questions.
Marty Loy,

Upcoming Events

March 10
Point in Common:
Want to be Happier?

Matt Killingsworth
Sentry Insurance
7 p.m.
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