Category Archives: Faculty & Staff

Point to the Future! Trends in Teaching and Learning

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Teach. Learn. And learn to teach. That’s what the faculty and staff did at the 19th Annual UW-Stevens Point Teaching Conference “Point To The Future! Trends in Teaching and Learning” held in the Dreyfus University Center on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. [Photo Gallery] The Teaching Conference Planning Committee assembled various panel discussions and presentations that […]

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School of Business and Economics: Caz McChrystal

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Professor Caz McChrystal’s experiences make him an excellent storyteller in the classroom. For several years he managed bands along the East Coast, helping them find practice space, book shows and manage finances. He got a popular Boston-based funk band signed to a record label. Not long after starting his legal practice, Caz was lead counsel […]

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School of Business and Economics: Ruixue Du

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 Most view accounting as a complex form of math — numbers on a page — but School of Business and Economics Assistant Professor Ruixue Du presents it another way: “It’s more like grammar than math. It’s a language,” she says. “It’s how you communicate. The rules for accounting change every year. What I hope my […]

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School of Business and Economics: C.R. Marshall

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C.R. Marshall isn’t your average university professor. He didn’t begin his graduate degree work until he was into his 40s, and as often as he can, he escapes to play guitar with friend John Greenwood, who works with the Wisconsin Center for Public Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County. The two play a little […]

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School of Business and Economics: Gary Mullins

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After finishing his master’s degree at the University of Chicago, Gary Mullins decided he’d had enough of academia. His mother had been a school teacher, his father the president at the University of Arkansas — Gary was ready for anything not set in a classroom. But he couldn’t escape it. During his time with Exxon […]

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Suomi Family Aquatics Classroom Dedication

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Smiles, laughs, hugs and tears were shared as the Suomi Family Aquatics Classroom was dedicated at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Friday, Sept. 12. The classroom, located in the Health Enhancement Center pool, was made possible thanks to a gift from Professor of Physical Education Rory Suomi and his wife Joanne, who died Sept. […]

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Digital Learning JumpStart Conference

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Educators from around the state got a jump start on the upcoming school year by learning about new technology at the Digital Learning JumpStart Conference Tuesday, Aug. 5, sponsored by Wisconsin Technology Initiative. The one-day event was co-hosted by UW-Stevens Point and UW-Whitewater via live and virtual classrooms. [Photo Gallery] The conference provided PK-12 teachers, pre-service […]

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In Memoriam: Lt. Colonel Neil O’Keefe

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Lt. Colonel Neil L. O’Keefe, U.S. Army, Ret, age 86, died on July 2, 2014, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King after an extended illness. Born Nov. 21, 1927, O’Keefe grew up in San Diego, son of a distinguished WWI Army veteran who later served as prosecutor and assistant district attorney in San Diego. O’Keefe […]

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King named new associate dean of School of Communicative Disorders

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Julia King, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, was appointed as the associate dean and department head of the UW-Stevens Point School of Communicative Disorders, announced College of Professional Studies Dean Marty Loy. As associate dean and department chair, King will lead the faculty, staff and students in the School of Communicative Disorders (ComD) in their mission as a premier […]

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In Review: Spring Commencement 2014

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Record number graduate from UW-Stevens Point More than 1,400 students earned their degrees from UW-Stevens Point Saturday, as Peter McPartland, CEO and chairman of the board at Sentry Insurance, told grads to create their own job market. View Photos   Faculty get one last goodbye Students walk through a tunnel of supporting faculty at commencement. […]

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