Category Archives: Education

Literacy Lab earns Boys & Girls Club Community Award 

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Literacy Lab

A tutoring program that matches UW-Stevens Point reading students with local youth was recognized by the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County. The UWSP Literacy Lab at Jefferson Elementary was presented the 2023 Community Partnership Award during the BGC Awards Night on Feb. 27 in the Dreyfus University Center Laird Room. UWSP Literacy Lab […]

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UW-Stevens Point scholarship gift to aid students at Royall High School

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Royall High School

Students at Royall High School in Elroy, Wis., who attend the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will benefit through scholarships funded by a $1 million endowment. [View Photos] Gifts from Thomas F. Davis estate created the Carol Krohn College Scholarship, which will support one or more $2,500 scholarships for Royall graduates. The award is renewable for […]

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UW-Stevens Point phy ed student earns state award

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Abby King

Abby King, a senior physical education student from Clintonville, was presented the 2023 Wisconsin Health and Physical Education (WHPE) Student of the Year at the annual state convention Oct. 25-27 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. She is the first UW-Stevens Point student to win this award, which is only in its second year. […]

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UWSP Chancellor’s Leadership Award winners announced for fall 2023

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Chancellor's Leadership Award

Each semester, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s best and brightest student leaders are presented with the Chancellor’s Leadership Award. This semester, 12 students from the College of Professional Studies have been selected for this honor. These students are a select group of graduating seniors who throughout their careers at UW-Stevens Point have contributed significant leadership, demonstrated […]

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Sommer named dean of College of Professional Studies at UW-Stevens Point

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Rebecca Sommer

An assistant dean has been named the next dean of the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Rebecca Sommer, assistant dean of the School of Health Sciences and Wellness since 2020, when three schools merged into one, and interim CPS dean since this summer, will become dean of the college […]

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Adapting physical education for all abilities

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Adapted Physical Education Swim/Gym Program

For more than 30 years, students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have created a special bond with students within the Stevens Point Area Public School District who have different abilities. For 10 Fridays each semester, the university’s longstanding Swim/Gym program brings K-12 students with mild to severe disabilities to the university where they are […]

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The Importance of Interpreters/Translators for the Advancement of Equity

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The Importance of Interpreters/Translators for the Advancement of Equity

A national expert on language access and communication with multilingual individuals spoke to attendees in-person and virtually during “The Importance of Interpreters/Translators for the Advancement of Equity” presentation on Thursday, June 22 in the UW-Stevens Point Laird Room. [View Photos] Keynote speaker Ana Soler, Ph.D., addressed significant disparities faced by marginalized populations in Wisconsin, such […]

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CPS Dean’s List honors announced for Spring 2023

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Dean's List

A total of 562 undergraduate students had a GPA over 3.75–including 252 with a perfect 4.0–to earn dean’s list honors for the 2023 spring semester in the College of Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Congratulations to all! CPS Dean’s List by major (number of 4.0): CPS Dean’s List (* indicates 4.0):Students must […]

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Spring 2023 Chancellor’s Leadership Award winners announced

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Old Main

Each semester, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s best and brightest student leaders are presented with the Chancellor’s Leadership Award. This semester, 14 students from the College of Professional Studies have been selected for this honor. These students are a select group of graduating seniors who throughout their careers at UW-Stevens Point have contributed significant leadership, demonstrated […]

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UWSP blind student awarded CPS Heroes Award for dedication to special education

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Lynzie Ashley

Lynzie Ashley is determined to become a teacher of the visually impaired and teach braille to other students who are blind to influence the lives of young students – a dream she has had since junior high. She volunteers to share her story with other UW-Stevens Point School of Education students so they can be […]

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