View the 2010-11 CPS Annual Report online
Featuring stories from our core values–proactive, resourceful, connected, caring–the 2010-11 College of Professional Studies Annual Report
is now available online. In addition, each individual unit annual report is also available. The values are more than a motto, they are a way of being for our faculty and staff, our students and our graduates.
Congratulations to the CPS Distinguished Alumnus
The 2011 UWSP College of Professional Studies Distinguished Alumnus Award winner Jeffrey Polzer,
'88, will be honored at the UWSP 2011 Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 8. Polzer, a business administration graduate, is the UPS Foundation Professor of Human Resource Management in the Organizational Behavior Unit at Harvard Business School.
Join us at the CPS Tailgate Party
The College of Professional Studies is hosting a tailgate party for all CPS faculty, staff and family on Saturday, October 15 as the Pointers take on UW-River Falls. Join us for food, friends, family and football! RSVP to reserve your free tickets
Date: Saturday, October 15
Time: 11 a.m. Tailgate; 1 p.m. Kickoff
Location: Goerke Field (parking lot near Willett Arena)
Focal Point registration is now open
, assistant professor of business-entrepreneurship, will present "Developing a Nature-based Business and Marketing Approach for Treehaven: A business model framework helps define opportunities for economic sustainability" at Focal Point 2011
on October 4. Other presenters will share how applied research and development supported by WIST on the UW-Stevens Point campus is set to provide new market opportunities and address business challenges throughout the state of Wisconsin and beyond. Join business leaders, economic development professionals and university faculty and administration in marking WIST’s first year in creating sustainability solutions through collaboration. Register for this free event today!
Save your energy by making connections
, UWSP School of Education undergraduate advising coordinator and teacher certification officer, and April Hartjes, an early childhood education instructor at Mid-State Technical College, presented at this year’s Wisconsin Academic Advising Association (WACADA) Conference, held September 22-23 at UW-Stevens Point. They spoke about how four-year universities and two-year campuses can partner together to ensure transfer students succeed
Follow the CPS Connection Point Blog
Have you visited the CPS Connection Point Blog
lately? Read special news and announcements, plus four students blogging about their programs: interior architecture, health care administration, nutrition and communicative disorders. Contact us now
to become a faculty blogger!
Register for "A Profile of UWSP's 2011 Freshman Class"
You are invited to the presentation, “A Profile of UWSP’s 2011 Freshman Class,” on September 30 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in LRC 310. This brief presentation will highlight results and notable trends from the College Student Characteristics Inventory, which was administered to new students during summer orientation. We will cover: the college choice process; academic preparation and expectations; values and needs; and the demographic characteristics of entering students. Discussion will focus on how the information garnered through this survey can be used to inform our practices both in and out of the classroom. Register Now!
Thanks to all who donated to The Cupboard
kick off food drive last week—t
he CPS collected four boxes of food and toiletries. The Cupboard is a food pantry open to any current UWSP student who needs emergency or supplemental food.