Neale Family visits UWSP
The CPS and the UWSP School of Education welcomed Jim and Lorrie Neale
to campus today. The Oscar W. Neale Fellowship
recognizes and supports outstanding collaboration between UWSP Education faculty and K-12 educators in Central Wisconsin. The 2010-11 recipient Karen Hansel from St. Stanislaus Catholic School collaborated with Cindy Cate of the SOE to create the P.A.W.S. (Point’s Alliance With St. Stan’s) Literacy Lab. Students from Cindy Cate’s Reading Methods classes worked with classroom teachers and students at St. Stan’s to enhance students’ literacy skills using a method called Reader’s Theater.
Cray featured on CNN Radio and WSAW
Randy Cray, professor of economics and d
irector of the Central Wisconsin Economic Research Bureau (CWERB), recently discussed the federal debt debate on national CNN Radio
and WSAW Channel 7
. Our School of Business and Economics continues to be a great resource for Central Wisconsin, the nation, and most importantly, our students.
Smart Meals program led by HPHD students and alumni
UWSP Health Promotion and Human Development students and alumni have helped develop the Smart Meals program from Wood County Health Department and Get Active Wood County. Renee Fox, health educator for Get Active Wisconsin and Communities Putting Prevention to Work, is a current nutritional sciences graduate student.
Find out where you can get a Smart Meal
in Central Wisconsin.
Okray publishes hunting book
Athletics equipment manager Mike Okray recently published "Once Upon a Time in Camo," a collection of comical hunting adventures during his 18-year career as owner of Hunts West, Inc. It also includes a how-to guide on traveling throughout the world. The book is available at Bookworld in downtown Stevens Point or by contacting Okray
directly at 715-341-3375.
Alum named head swimming coach at Purdue
Former UW-Stevens Point swimmer and School of Business and Economics alum Erica Janssen
has been hired as the new women’s swimming assistant coach at Purdue University.
Save the Date: All-college meeting
The College of Professional Studies All-college meeting will take place on Thursday, September 1.
8-9 a.m.: Light breakfast and all-college photo, CPS Café
9-11 a.m.: All-college meeting, CPS 116
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Breakout sessions
(Development 101, GDR 101, Strategic Plan 101, and Twitter 101)
A preregistration for the breakout sessions will be sent out in August. We look forward to you joining us!