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Literacy Lab earns Boys & Girls Club Community Award 

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Literacy Lab

A tutoring program that matches UW-Stevens Point reading students with local youth was recognized by the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County. The UWSP Literacy Lab at Jefferson Elementary was presented the 2023 Community Partnership Award during the BGC Awards Night on Feb. 27 in the Dreyfus University Center Laird Room. UWSP Literacy Lab […]

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Job Growth

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CBEI Blog - Job Growth

In January, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its preliminary estimate for fourth quarter 2023 economic growth in the United States. Economic growth is measured by changes in Gross Domestic Product, which is the value of goods and services produced in a given time period. Although rising interest rates slowed the economy in the first […]

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International graduate overcomes challenges to excel at UW-Stevens Point

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Yulong Tang with CPS Dean Rebecca Sommer

When Yulong Tang arrived in Stevens Point in January 2019, she did not speak any English. A native of Inner Mongolia, China, Tang had heard of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point from her mother. Her first course at UW-Stevens Point was through the English as a Second Language program. Six months later, the program closed, […]

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UW-Stevens Point scholarship gift to aid students at Royall High School

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Royall High School

Students at Royall High School in Elroy, Wis., who attend the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will benefit through scholarships funded by a $1 million endowment. [View Photos] Gifts from Thomas F. Davis estate created the Carol Krohn College Scholarship, which will support one or more $2,500 scholarships for Royall graduates. The award is renewable for […]

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UWSP Chancellor’s Leadership Award winners announced for fall 2023

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Chancellor's Leadership Award

Each semester, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s best and brightest student leaders are presented with the Chancellor’s Leadership Award. This semester, 12 students from the College of Professional Studies have been selected for this honor. These students are a select group of graduating seniors who throughout their careers at UW-Stevens Point have contributed significant leadership, demonstrated […]

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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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Sommer named dean of College of Professional Studies at UW-Stevens Point

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Rebecca Sommer

An assistant dean has been named the next dean of the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Rebecca Sommer, assistant dean of the School of Health Sciences and Wellness since 2020, when three schools merged into one, and interim CPS dean since this summer, will become dean of the college […]

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UWSP hosts 2023 Women Trailblazers and Entrepreneurs Conference

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Women Trailblazers and Entrepreneurs Conference

Nearly 200 in-person and virtual attendees were inspired and formed impactful connections during the 2023 UW-Stevens Point Women Trailblazers and Entrepreneurs Conference: From Big Ideas to Big Impact: Cultivating Your Confidence​ on Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the Dreyfus University Center. [Photo Gallery] Many Sentry School students, alumni and faculty/staff from our undergrad and MBA program […]

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Adapting physical education for all abilities

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Adapted Physical Education Swim/Gym Program

For more than 30 years, students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have created a special bond with students within the Stevens Point Area Public School District who have different abilities. For 10 Fridays each semester, the university’s longstanding Swim/Gym program brings K-12 students with mild to severe disabilities to the university where they are […]

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MBA student’s marketing journey drives launch of Stevie’s food truck

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Stevie's Food Truck

When Olivia Molle took on her University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Master of Business Administration fellowship in fall of 2021, she had no idea where it would take her. She just knew the assignment – to find an idea that would raise awareness of UW-Stevens Point’s brand on campus and in the community, then develop that […]

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