Category Archives: Faculty & Staff

Herr shares Hmong culture, earns Ethel and Ward Cable Family Faculty Heroes Award

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Maysee Yang Herr is passionate about education and her culture. The School of Education associate professor combines the two every summer at Camp Phoojywg-Friend, a two-week camp that offers basic Hmong cultural lessons that focus on the ethnic group’s history, music, folklore, art and language in Wausau. For her efforts, Herr has earned the inaugural […]

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Turgeson earns WAFCS Leader Award

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Assistant Professor Susan Turgeson, Ed.D., CFCS was presented with the 2016 Leader Award at the Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (WAFCS) Annual Conference Friday, April 1. Turgeson, who has served as treasurer of WAFCS since 2000, adds the Leaders Award to her impressive list of honors: 2015 President-elect National Association of Teacher Educators […]

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Sentry Insurance gives UW-Stevens Point largest gift in campus history

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News Release | Photos | Video | WSAU | WSAW | WAOW Stevens Point Journal | Stevens Point City-Times | Portage County Gazette Sentry Insurance presented the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with the largest donation in the university’s 122-year history Tuesday, March 8. The gift of $4 million will endow two new faculty positions and […]

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20th Annual UWSP Teaching Conference: Appreciating the Value of Higher Education

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“Appreciating the Value of Higher Education: Engaging our Students, the Community, and Ourselves” was the overarching theme at the 20th Annual University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Teaching Conference held in the Dreyfus University Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. [Photo Gallery] The Teaching Conference Planning Committee assembled various panel discussions and presentations that demonstrate UW-Stevens Point’s […]

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Teaching Partners faculty present pedagogy

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From experiential learning with stroke survivors to using data collection technology for monitoring Schmeeckle Reserve in forestry classes to providing an opportunity for your students to stay on schedule, faculty members from various disciplines presented their pedagogy for the 2015 Teaching Partners program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. [Photo Gallery] Teaching Partners at UW-Stevens […]

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Buchanan named head of School of Education

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Associate Professor Kym Buchanan, Ph.D., has been named the associate dean of the College of Professional Studies and department chair of the School of Education, announced Dean Marty Loy. As associate dean and department head, Kym Buchanan will lead the faculty, staff and students in the School of Education (SOE). Its mission is to develop […]

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Alumni, faculty earn WHPE awards

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Three UW-Stevens Point physical education alumni and a professor earned state awards from the Wisconsin Health and Physical Education at the WHPE Annual Conference Oct. 28-30 in Wisconsin Dells. Promising Professional: Eric Bieszk ’13 Eric lives in the Boulder Junction area and teaches physical education at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua. Although a young […]

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Larry Weiser: 1936-2015

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Lawrence “Larry” Weiser age 79, of Stevens Point died Monday evening Nov. 9, 2015, at St. Michael’s Hospital. Larry was born May 6, 1936, in Chicago, the son of the late Berne and Molly (Levy) Weiser. He graduated high school in Chicago, served in the United States Army and upon his honorable discharge earned his […]

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A day with the dean

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by guest blogger Olivia Helbach, a sophomore at Amherst High School Today I am spending the day with Marty Loy, dean of the UW-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies. I’m a part of a program called Teen Leadership Portage County, where each of us has a mentor. We meet 2-4 times within the year and see […]

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