Tag Archives: UWSPblog

Pointers Give Back: December Volunteer Opportunities

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers many opportunities for students to give back to and participate in campus and the local community. It is important to give back to your community and be involved, and it also brings a rewarding and satisfactory feeling. This weekend, the Student Involvement and Employment Office (SIEO) is spreading holiday […]

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Pointers Give Back: Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to giving back in any way you can during the holiday season. There are more ways to give back than giving money – whether it is volunteering, helping a non-profit, or sharing why you give to a certain organization, you can contribute in some way. During the holiday season […]

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5 Things You Should Know About the FAFSA

Kaitlyn Keech shares five things to know about the FAFSA for students and parents.

It’s that time of year again, Pointers! With the holiday season just around the corner, and maybe a little more free time, let’s not forget about adding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to your to-do list. If you haven’t started it yet, the FAFSA can be completed online here. Five things you […]

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Winter Is Coming

Val Every provides tips for Pointers braving a Wisconsin winter at UW-Stevens Point.

As the end of the semester draws near, winter is on it’s way at UW-Stevens Point. While many students here have survived a Wisconsin winter before, I have some reminders for students braving the cold in the heart of the state – especially if this is your first UWSP winter. Mittens are a must With frigid […]

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UWSP’s Financial Aid Office Blogger is Here to Help

Financial aid blogger Kaitlyn Keech lets students know what services they can find in the Financial Aid Office.

Hello there! My name is Kaitlyn, and I am pursuing a major in English education and a psychology minor here, at UW-Stevens Point. I’m from Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., which is not too far from UW-Stevens Point’s campus. As an administrative assistant and student mentor in UW-Stevens Point’s Financial Aid Office, I help coordinate financial literacy programs […]

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