Category Archives: Academics

May graduate finds mentor, health care path at UW-Stevens Point

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Michelle Shulfer and Victor Chukwuemeka

Victor Chukwuemeka, Stevens Point, met the right person at the right time during a visit to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point a few years ago. He had been taking nursing classes, but that wasn’t the right fit. He knew he wanted to help people and work in health care. With his brother George attending UW-Stevens […]

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MBA Fellowship – Susan Wurzer

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Susan Wurzer

UW-Stevens Point MBA Fellow and Social Entrepreneur in Residence Susan Wurzer, MBA ’23, presented Tuesday about her nine-credit fellowship elective work that focused on initiating a statewide coalition on serious illness. Susan dreams of establishing a Wisconsin Center for Serious Illness and Caregiving, thereby fulfilling her mission to inform, empower and support those who are […]

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Economic Update – Spring 2023

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Kevin Bahr

The economic ups and downs of 2022 continued through spring 2023. Inflation remains relatively high, but decreasing, interest rates continue to climb, the labor market remains strong, and slowing economic growth fostered uncertainty regarding future growth. In addition, spring 2023 witnessed a major bank failure and continues to endure the unresolved debt ceiling saga. This […]

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CBEI Central Wisconsin Spring 2023 Report

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Lyna Matesi

Is it Spring yet? by Scott Wallace, Ph.D.Director and Editor, Center for Business and Economic Insight; Professor of EconomicsUW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics Presentation Photos As I look out of the window on the last day of April, a wintry of mix of precipitation is falling over the Central Wisconsin countryside. This reminds […]

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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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Sentry School of Business and Economics honors students, donors at 2023 Awards Banquet

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Sentry School of Business and Economics Banquet

The Sentry School of Business and Economics hosted its annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet on Friday, April 28 in the UW-Stevens Point Dreyfus University Center, sponsored by Associated Bank. The school presented 78 scholarships and awards, totaling $93,700 to students. Congratulations to all the award winners and thank you to our donors for your continued […]

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UW-Stevens Point accounting student graduates in record time

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Madison Ackley

It’s all about the numbers for 18-year-old Madison Ackley, who will break several records when she graduates from UW-Stevens Point May 20 with a degree in accounting. She will be the youngest graduate in 41 years, the second youngest overall, the youngest female and the youngest Native American to ever graduate from the university. Was […]

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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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School of Education honors students, alumni at 2023 Celebration of Teaching and Learning banquet

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School of Education Banquet

The School of Education hosted its annual Oscar W. Neale Celebration of Teaching and Learning on Monday, April 24 in the UW-Stevens Point Dreyfus University Center. The school presented 77 scholarships and awards, totaling $116,575 to current students and alumni. Congratulations to all the award winners and thank you to our donors for your continued […]

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Kinslow’s focus on mental health leads to CPS Faculty Heroes Award

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Beth Kinslow

UW-Stevens Point Assistant Professor Beth Kinslow advocates for improved mental health and wellbeing as a certified mental health first aid instructor through the National Council of Mental Wellbeing. Because of Beth’s training and passion for improved mental health, UWSP students, athletes, coaches, faculty and staff have learned to recognize and respond to signs and symptoms […]

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