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Welcome to the CPS Monday Message - an enewsletter from the UW-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies Dean's Office.
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Snapshots of Gratitude

SnapshotsThanks to the generosity of our donors, students are able to make their goals and dreams a reality. But don’t take our word for it ... read what our students have to say in our Snapshots of Gratitude. View Photos

CPS Former Faculty Fest 2014

Former Faculty FestFormer faculty from the UW-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies returned to visit and catch up on what's going on in the CPS. They enjoyed a tour of some exciting new projects in the UWSP Health Enhancement Center, including the Suomi Aquatic Classroom Center and the Falkinham Football Suite, as well as an update on the athletic training program and a wonderful lunch in the CPS Café. View Photos

More than 500 students earn CPS Dean’s List honors

Dean's ListThe grades are in for the spring semester and a total of 506 students had a GPA over 3.75, including 173 with a perfect 4.0, to earn dean’s list honors at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies. Congratulations to all! Read More

King named new associate dean of School of Communicative Disorders

Julia KingJulia King was appointed as the associate dean and department head of the School of Communicative Disorders (ComD), replacing Gary Cumley who recently retired from UW-Stevens Point. As associate dean and department chair, King will lead the faculty, staff and students in ComD in their mission as a premier provider of academic training programs in Wisconsin for future speech-language pathologists and audiologists and as a well-recognized provider of clinical services for the local and surrounding communities. Read More

Personal Poem: Overcoming eating disorders

Alyssa GramsAlyssa Grams was 9-years-old the first time she went on a diet. She was 15 the first time she binged. At 20, it was the first time she thought she could love herself. Alyssa, a 2014 health promotion/wellness graduate, shares her powerful poem about overcoming an eating disorder. Watch Video

Study Abroad: Namibia

NamibiaSchool of Education senior Taylor Buresch and junior Brittany Busscher and are blogging about their study abroad experience at the National Institute for Special Education (NISE) in Namibia, Africa. Read More

Study Abroad: Internship in China

ChinaWith stops in Beijing, Guilin and Shanghai, School of Business & Economics students are in the midst of their four-week internship in China. View Photos

Spotlight: Summer Session

Summer SessionWAOW Newsline 9 stopped by UW-Stevens Point to see who was taking advantage of the summer session. Watch Video

Feyereisen drafted by Cleveland in 16th round of MLB Draft

JP FeyereisenUW-Stevens Point junior pitcher JP Feyereisen, a physical education major, was drafted in the 16th round, 488th overall, by the Cleveland Indians in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. Read More


Marty's Message

We recently held an annual event that we affectionately call Former Faculty Fest. At this event, we reconnect and share successes with our retired faculty and staff members–a very special group of people.  
 
I am glad that our retired folks take the time to stop in, because with each visit they bring part of our history back to us. It is a pleasure to talk with these people because they were the change-makers who helped us grow into what we are today. Their stories exemplify the best of our history.
 
This year's Former Faculty Fest was once again a nice opportunity to celebrate where we are, remember where we have been, and say thank you to the people who have brought us here.
 
Marty Loy,
CPS Dean

Upcoming Events

August 30
Convocation
Ceremony:
Multi-Activity Center
10:30 a.m.
Welcome Picnic:
Dreyfus University Center
11:30 a.m.
 

Alumni: Where are they now?

Alumni Maps
Find out where CPS alumni are and what they are doing with their degrees on the new interactive alumni maps! Alumni can now tell us what's new and connect with other Pointers around the world by adding information to one of our alumni maps! CPS alumni maps are separated by program. View Alumni Maps

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