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Bring a faculty to PT

Posted by UWSPcps - April 19, 2012 - Academics, Faculty & Staff, Featured, Military Science, On Campus

Vice Chancellor Al Thompson got a small taste of the Army ROTC.

Faculty and administrators at UW-Stevens Point traded in their exams and projects for running shoes and medicine balls as the ROTC program hosted “Bring a faculty to PT” on April 18-19. Photo Gallery

Al Thompson (Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs), Marty Loy (Dean of the College of Professional Studies), Daron Montgomery (Director of Athletics), Prof. Eleonora Redaelli (Arts Management/Public Relations) and Inna Mazhirina (Foreign Languages) joined ROTC cadets and students in Advanced Physical Fitness (MSL 154) at 6 a.m. for an hour-long physical training session in the Multi-Activity Center.

The experience was equally beneficial for both cadets and their guests. “It was incredible,” said Thompson. “The opportunity to take an hour and see them working out and seeing how much they do, but I wouldn’t want to do this every day.”

“It’s extremely important to have faculty understand what we’re doing, why we’re doing it and the skills and leadership value we’re building,” said Cadet Katie Steffanides ’12.

Army ROTC at UW-Stevens Point is a two-, three- or four-year program that ultimately leads to a Commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. Army ROTC teaches leadership skills you need to be successful in your college, military and civilian career. Participants in our program are also eligible to earn a Minor in Miltiary Science. ROTC also offers valuable scholarships for scholars, athletes and leaders. Scholarship recipients receive full tuition and fees, a monthly stipend and other financial benefits throughout the academic year.



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