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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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Osborne earns lifetime award from WSHA

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Charlie Osborne

Emeritus Clinical Professor Charlie Osborne, MA, CCC-SLP, was presented the Frank R. Kleffner Career Award from the Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association for outstanding contributions to clinical practice at the WSHA Fall Update in Elkhart Lake on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. This award is memorial recognition of Frank R. Kleffner who worked tirelessly over […]

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WPR: Why Hearing Aids Are So Expensive And The Push To Lower Their Cost

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Hearing Aids

A recent executive order by President Biden aims to limit corporate power and lower consumer prices – including for hearing aids. We look at why hearing aids are so expensive and how Biden’s move may affect both patients and audiologists. UW-Stevens Point Audiology faculty members Rachel Craig and Becky Henning were guests on Wisconsin Public […]

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Turgeson featured on The Produce Moms Podcast, shares career opportunities in Family and Consumer Sciences

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Susan Turgeson

When you think of family and consumer sciences you probably time travel to home economics classes in middle and high school. These classes originally taught life trades to young adults such as culinary skills, nutrition, and personal finance. FCS in recent years has developed into much more than that, especially with the addition of the […]

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Yenter to retire from UW-Stevens Point after 44 years with ROTC program

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Judy Yenter

by Cadet Isabel Moritz After 44 years of committed service with the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Army ROTC program, Judy Yenter, office manager for the department and lifelong friend of the cadre and cadets, has announced her retirement. As the third longest-serving employee in the university’s history, she has helped commission over 500 officers into […]

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Bork receives UWSP Excellence in Teaching Award

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Pam Bork

Assistant Professor Pamela Bork from the School of Education for being presented the 2020-21 UW-Stevens Point Excellence in Teaching Award! (Watch at the 5:26 mark.) A true teacher’s teacher, School of Education Associate Professor Pam Bork empowers future educators through providing high quality learning experiences and modeling her own love for the profession. Bork has […]

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DPT Curriculum Retreat

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DPT faculty

Progress is key when it comes to physical therapy … and that’s exactly what happened during the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum retreat this week as core faculty, affiliated faculty and an advisory board member reviewed every course, every classroom, every lab and every piece of equipment to prepare for a launch date of May 2022, […]

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Man Without a Country: Enes Kanter Fights for Justice

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Enes Kanter, a Turkish member of the Boston Celtics, joined University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point School of Education Prof. Uzeyir Ogurlu for a discussion in his ED 205 – Pluralism for Educators course about diversity in professional sports and Kanter’s struggle with his native country on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Born in Switzerland of Turkish origin, Kanter […]

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