Congratulations Class of 2011!
On Saturday, May 21, 1,267 students crossed the stage and became University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point alumni. Of the College of Professional Studies graduates, three received doctor of audiology
degrees, 44 earned master’s degrees, and 411 received bachelor’s degrees. Visit the CPS Facebook page
for student and faculty submitted photos.
Dinga earns Albertson Award
Sam Dinga, a graduate student in human and community resources
, was one of 20 students to earn the James H. Albertson Award on Friday, May 20. With this award, the university annually honors those graduating students who have exemplified outstanding qualities as a leader, a scholar, and as a citizen on campus and in his/her community. The Albertson Award is given to no more than one percent of those graduating each year.
Free Italian ice and good advice
Over 300 students, faculty, and staff enjoyed a break during finals week with free Italian ice
from CPS Dean Marty Loy on Tuesday, May 17. Guests then shared their best advice for finals week
for students and faculty.
Sending off the student teachers
A School of Education tradition continued on Friday, May 20 as student teachers presented their professional education portfolios for Wisconsin teacher certification to their peers and university supervisor. During the program's final send-off celebration, the SOE faculty addressed approximately 140 student teachers
who earned certification this semester, providing words of advice and wishing students well.
Coming up: Former Faculty Fest
The College of Professional Studies will host the Former Faculty Fest on Monday, June 6. Guests will be invited to a walking tour of the new Military Science facility before getting an update on CPS highlights from current faculty and staff before lunch. To RSVP, contact the dean's office at (715) 346-3169 or email@example.com
SHCP: From classroom to community
Health science students from the School of Health Care Professions
were involved in course-based semester-long service learning projects
designed by Dr. Carole Paulson in collaboration with a number of community partners affiliated with various nonprofit and health-related agencies and organizations. Students presented their projects at the end of the semester.
Annual duck round-up
The annual round-up
of a mom duck and her 14 ducklings was held on Wednesday. Mom ducks have found a safe haven in the Science Building courtyard. School of Health Care Professions students, along with the Chemistry Department, have escorted the families to Schmeeckle Reserve for the past 14 years. It has become an annual and sometimes biannual event.
CPS Building closing
This is a reminder that the CPS Building will be closed at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, and Friday, May 27, is a mandatory campuswide furlough day. Starting Thursday, the lockers on the second floor will be painted and we anticipate the odor to travel throughout the building. Saturday, May 27, will be used as a carry-over day if painting is not completed on Friday. Thank you for your patience and enjoy your Memorial Day weekend!