Welcome CPS Development Director Carie Winn
Carie Winn has been named as the development director for the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Winn comes to UW-Stevens Point after eight years at the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County, most recently serving as the director of development and marketing for the organization.
Winn is actively involved in a number of community organizations including the United Way of Portage County, the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin, Active Portage County and Leadership Portage County.
Originally from Stevens Point, Winn earned a Master of Science in Experiential Education from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2005 and a bachelor’s degree from UW-La Crosse in 2001. Winn also spent several years as a wilderness instructor in West Virginia and Minnesota before moving back to Stevens Point in 2005.
Winn and her husband, Scott, have two children, Aileen (8) and Aiden (5), as well as a golden retriever named Jasper. Winn’s hobbies include biking, hiking, reading and going on walks with her family. Email Carie
Tony Romano moves into new role
As the university prepares to host the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Final Four, Tony Romano moves into a new role as UWSP Athletics business management & external relations specialist. Romano will assist with Athletics external relations, major event planning, corporate sponsorship, special fundraising projects, advertising, ticket sales and oversight of Athletics booster groups. Email Tony
Solving problems in architecture
Redesigning spaces for real clients in the community, students in the interior architecture program at the UW-Stevens Point not only gain valuable experience, but also leave a lasting impact. Students in Associate Lecturer Wendy Redeker’s IA 415 Problems in Architecture worked in groups on two projects this semester: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Plover and the Waupaca County Health and Human Services. Read More | View Photos
Meet Mai Xee Thao
Senior business administration major Mai Xee Thao is proud to be a self-proclaimed nerd! Learn about Mai Xee's time at UWSP and her internship in China in the latest "It's not just business, it's personal" video from the UWSP School of Business & Economics. Watch Video
Students use osmometer to study hydration
Students in the clinical laboratory science program at UWSP will now be able to measures the body’s electrolyte-water balance thanks to a donated osmometer from Advanced Instruments, Inc. This type of analyzer is used in many hospital laboratories to perform osmolality determinations. Read More
Tim Wright: Healthy as a Dawg
Congratulations this semester's Employee Wellness Healthy as a Dawg winner Tim Wright from the School of Physical Education & Athletic Training! Read more about Professor Wright's healthy lifestyle in the upcoming newsletter. Read More
UWSP hosts Family Economics & Financial Education Project
Eight UW-Stevens Point family & consumer sciences students attended the Family Economics & Financial Education (FEFE) workshop on Saturday, March 16. The workshop provided ready-to-teach lesson plans and materials free of charge, and the skills and confidence to effectively teach personal finance. Read More
Donors register to “Be the Match”
A quick swab of the cheek is all it took for 136 UW-Stevens Point students, faculty and staff as they registered for a chance to be a hero and save someone’s life at the UWSP Sports Medicine Club Be the Match bone marrow registry drive on Tuesday, March 19. Read More | View Photos
Cheer squad claims another national championship
Congrats to the UW-Stevens Point cheer and stunt team on winning the COA Ultimate Nationals held in Orlando on March 29-30. This is the second national title the squad has won this year. Read More
Alumna brings yoga balls into classroom
When you walk into 2002 UWSP School of Education alumna Heather Friday's first-grade classroom at Mead Charter School in Wisconsin Rapids, you'll notice something just a little bit different.Yoga-ball chairs! See this story from WSAW NewsChannel 7.