Category Archives: Faculty & Staff

UWSP health student, faculty earn American Red Cross Awards

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Beth Kinslow, Matthew Rinehart award

Matthew Rinehart, a current UW-Stevens Point Doctor of Physical Therapy student and 2022 health science graduate, was presented the American Red Cross Certificate of Merit for his recent life-saving actions. [Photos/Videos] Rinehart helped saved a man’s life while working at Menards in Plover this summer by using the CPR training he received from Assistant Professor […]

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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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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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Jack Porter (1932-2023)

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Jack Porter

Retired Professor of Military Science John Grant “Jack” Porter, 91, died on Jan. 18, 2023. After graduating from West Point in 1954, Porter enjoyed a 21-year military career. His final assignment was as professor of Military Science at UW-Stevens Point during what was a turbulent time for those in the military. In spite of this […]

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Logan earns UWSP Excellence in Teaching Award

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Nikki Logan

Since 1894, UW-Stevens Point has been at the forefront of preparing future teachers. Today, there are growing enrollment numbers in both the School of Education undergraduate and master’s in education programs, and a 96 percent rate of immediate employment and job advancement among graduates. But teachers know it’s not about numbers—it’s about the students. That’s […]

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Entropy: Information Architecture for Data Disclosure

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Sentry Insurance Endowed Chair of Computational Analytics Kurt Pflughoeft recently co-authored “Information Architecture for Data Disclosure” in Entropy, an international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed open access journal of entropy and information studies. Abstract Preserving confidentiality of individuals in data disclosure is a prime concern for public and private organizations. The main challenge in the data disclosure […]

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Communication Sciences and Disorders celebrates 60 years at UW-Stevens Point

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CSD faculty

The Communication Sciences and Disorders program at UW-Stevens Point is celebrating 60 years of teaching, learning and serving the community. “I am grateful for the faculty, staff and students who have made and currently make our department a center of excellence for learning, professional preparation and community engagement,” said program directory Julia Fischer, Ph.D. “Everyone […]

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Duo represents School of Education at American Camp Association Conference

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Emily Wahlquist and Chelsea Dresen

Emily Wahlquist and Chelsea Dresen represented the UW-Stevens Point School of Education at the American Camp Association (ACA) National Conference in Portland on Feb. 9, 2022. The duo presented an education session titled, “Navigating K-12 School District Partnerships for Improved University Camp Programs.” Wahlquist, an administrative program specialist in the School of Education, serves as program coordinator for College Days […]

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Faculty represent UWSP School of Ed at state reading conference

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WSRA

The UW-Stevens Point School of Education was well represented at the 2022 Wisconsin State Reading Association Conference as literacy faculty and staff Mary Kenas, Jackie Sernau, Stacy Gray, Amber Garbe and Sarah Beaulieu attended the event on Feb. 3-5 in Milwaukee. Three faculty presented at the conference, which had a theme of “The Art of […]

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Alumni College Experiences: Marketing On A Professional and Personal Level

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As a part of the UW-Stevens Point Alumni Alumni College Experiences (ACE), Associate Professor of Business Ricardo Boeing reviews marketing on a professional and personal level in a three-part series. ACE is a program from the UW-Stevens Point Alumni Association that taps into and nurtures the desire for lifelong learning. ACE is an educational tool […]

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