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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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Driving the Green Book author featured during UWSP Black History Month event

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Alvin Hall

International broadcaster, author and financial educator Alvin Hall recounted inspiring and heartbreaking tales of America’s racial history during a Black History Month event on Feb. 21. Hall spoke to nearly 300 campus and community members about his journey to write his latest work, “Driving the Green Book: A Road Trip Through the Living History of […]

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UW-Stevens Point honored at WSHA Convention

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WSHA Convention

UW-Stevens Point was well represented at the awards ceremony during the 2024 Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association (WSHA) annual convention Feb. 1-2 at the Ingleside Resort in Pewaukee. [Photo Gallery] Two audiology faculty members, Tonya Veith, Au.D., CCC-A and Rachel Craig, Au.D., CCC-A, earned the WSHA Salutes Outstanding Service Award which honors any individual, […]

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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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Social Security – Too Much to Retirees?

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Social Security

2024 will likely be another year of wrangling over government expenditures by Congress. Social Security is the largest government expenditure and expected to grow in the future due to the aging of the American population. Does Social Security pay too much to retirees? This blog provides a quick example of what Social Security typically pays to […]

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2023 Global Stock Market Review

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2023 Global Stock Market Review

2023 began with more pessimism than optimism for global economies and stock markets. Global inflation was rampant in 2022; as a result, central banks around the world began raising interest rates in an effort to battle inflation through lower economic growth and consumer demand. Stock prices reflect expectations of future corporate profitability, so higher interest […]

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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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How to be successful studying at UW-Stevens Point

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Study Area

During high school, I got told, “This won’t fly in college,” so many times I can’t even count. Well, they were right. Growing up I was the kid that got easy A’s by doing the bare minimum, even passing my AP courses that way. When I got to college, I assumed it would be the […]

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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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UW-Stevens Point phy ed student earns state award

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Abby King

Abby King, a senior physical education student from Clintonville, was presented the 2023 Wisconsin Health and Physical Education (WHPE) Student of the Year at the annual state convention Oct. 25-27 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. She is the first UW-Stevens Point student to win this award, which is only in its second year. […]

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