Category Archives: Faculty & Staff

Reynolds selected as WSHA president

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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders Sondra Reynolds has been elected as president of the Wisconsin Speech-Language-Hearing Association (WSHA) for 2015-17. “I am excited as we move forward we continue to work to meet the needs of all of our members,” said Reynolds. “Through a strong membership base, we […]

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Hmong Bike-Ped Community Map receives grant with help from UWSP faculty

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An ethnographically-based bicycle/pedestrian activity map of Stevens Point will be funded in part by Saint Michael’s Foundation. The Hmong Bike-Ped Community Map aims to engage the Hmong community by creating a culturally relevant approach to physical activity. The collaborative efforts of Portage County Can Coalition and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will engage Hmong families […]

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Tour of Italy: An experience of a lifetime

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I can’t say enough great things about our experience playing and touring in Italy through AIST. After touring Rome and Vatican City, we stayed busy and played three more matches throughout Italy. We made a number of stops throughout the 10 days abroad, but I would like to highlight Florence, San Marino, Venice, Milan and […]

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Republic of San Marino Tour

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San Marino is independent of Italy and it is actually called the Republic of San Marino, so throughout the tour, we have actually been to three separate countries: Italy, Vatican City and San Marino! San Marino is located in the mountains and it is quite small. There are a little over 30,000 inhabitants and it […]

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Fabulous Florence

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After talking to the team, Florence seemed to be a crowd favorite, and it is very easy to understand why. We started our walk into the city along beautiful River Arno. Elena, our Italian tour guide, brought us to the Piazza della Signoria, where the “fake” Statue of David is located. (The real Statue of […]

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First exhibition match for Team Stars and Team Stripes

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The volleyball squads boarded the bus and headed toward the Mar Terrerian Coast for their first exhibition matches against Italian squads. There was a lot of traffic as we headed out of Rome, which is typical, but we found out later that there was a very important soccer match being played during that time, which […]

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First days in Italy

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Arrival in Rome First sign that it was going to be a great trip: no luggage lost! The group boarded the charter bus and headed straight to Rome for some free time and following with a tour of the city. We were introduced to Elena, our Italian guide who will be with us for the […]

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CPS faculty, staff garner University Awards

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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson surprised two College of Professional Studies employees with university awards on Monday, April 6. Professor Perry Cook (School of Education) won the Excellence in Teaching Award while Jackie Durigan (Assistant to the Dean for Budget and Personnel) was awarded the Outstanding Work Performance Award. Excellence in Teaching Award […]

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Teaching Partners present pedagogy

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How and why do students cheat? Do students perform better if they create the course syllabus? Those were some of the questions that led to faculty pedagogy for the 2014 Teaching Partners program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Teaching Partners at UW-Stevens Point are faculty and teaching academic staff who are paired and asked to […]

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PE alumni, faculty earn WHPE awards

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Four UW-Stevens Point physical education alumni and a professor earned state awards from the Wisconsin Health and Physical Education at the WHPE annual conference in October. Promising Professional: Erika Minzlaff ’12 (Dr. Benjamin Carson Academy of Science, Milwaukee) This award is given to a WHPE member who has been a practicing professional five (5) years […]

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