Category Archives: Health Sciences and Wellness

Chancellor’s Leadership Award recipients for fall 2020

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Each semester, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s best and brightest student leaders are presented with the Chancellor’s Leadership Award. This semester, 11 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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UW-Stevens Point program offers careers in caring for children when they need it most

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Child Life

When a child is sick, needs emergency stitches or an MRI, a hospital or clinic visit can be scary. A child life specialist can ease the anxiety for both the patient and parents. By demonstrating the use of medical equipment in a nonthreatening manner, offering coping plans or distractions in the form of a game […]

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Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate from UW-Stevens Point, National Wellness Institute Receives National Approval

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The Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate program from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and National Wellness Institute recently announced its status as an Approved Health and Wellness Coach Training and Education Program by the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). “This accomplishment is reflective of our commitment to advancing the field of health […]

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NSSLHA Chapter at UW-Stevens Point Awarded 2020 Gold Chapter Honors

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NSSLHA

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (National NSSLHA) has awarded the NSSLHA Chapter at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with 2020 Gold Chapter Honors. Efforts made by the NSSLHA Chapter at UW-Stevens Point helped National NSSLHA: Increase awareness of communication sciences and disorders (CSD) on more than 110 local college campuses and communities across […]

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School of Health Sciences and Wellness Launch Expands Student Opportunities, Community Impact

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Students studying health-related fields at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will now benefit from enhanced, enriched and expanded curriculum and out-of-the-classroom opportunities with the launch of the School of Health Sciences and Wellness, effective July 1, 2020. The School of Health Sciences and Wellness brings together 10 undergraduate majors and 12 graduate programs under one […]

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Record Number of Students Earn CPS Dean’s List Honors

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Dean's List

A record number of 671 students had a GPA over 3.75–including 314 with a perfect 4.0–to earn dean’s list honors for the 2020 spring semester at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies. Congratulations to all! CPS Dean’s List by major (number of 4.0): Accounting: 37 (26)Business Administration: 81 (38)Clinical Lab Science: 29 […]

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5 Simple Ways to Release Tension in the Mind and Body

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Student Guest Blog: Joy Becker is a first-year health promotion and wellness student at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The following article was originally posted on her personal blog, In Pursuit of Wellness, and re-posted with permission. Hello reader! Today’s post is fairly short and simple but I figured that would be appropriate for this […]

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UW-Stevens Point is cooking up something special for students

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When COVID-19 took her food and nutrition students out of their kitchen classroom, a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point faculty member brought her kitchen to them. Senior Lecturer Deborah Tang has been cooking up videos in her own kitchen since the end of March to share with the 12 students in her Introductory Foods class. During […]

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CPS students earn Albertson Medallion

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Ten students from the College of Professional Studies are among the 18 recipients of the 2019-20 Albertson Medallion Award at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. This is the highest award given by our university; less than one percent of the graduating classes has been selected. These students are a select group of graduating seniors who […]

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Spring 2020 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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