Tag Archives: event

Sip Some Poet-Tea with Centertainment

My name is Dashanay Scott, and I’m a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point majoring in communication with an emphasis in media studies. I am the late-night event coordinator for Centertainment Productions, which is part of Campus Activities and Student Engagement. This past weekend I had a great time coordinating Poet-Tea, a poetry event with Ebony Stewart and Jay ... Read More »

A Look into Sports

Women’s Hockey Falls on Senior Day The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey team lost to UW-Eau Claire 2-1 on Feb. 3 as the Pointers finished the weekend with a series record of 0-3 against the Blugolds. Senior defenseman Ellie Punnett tied the game late in the first period as she was assisted by junior defenseman Lauren Smith and freshman ... Read More »

TEDx Brings Big Ideas to UWSP

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is set to host a TEDx event for the first time on Saturday, Feb. 17 in the Dreyfus University Center Alumni Room. With over 2,000 TED talks and nearly 100,000 TEDx talks circulating YouTube, TED has become a household name. From light issues like “why we procrastinate” or the “importance of comedy” to powerful topics ... Read More »

RHA Trivia Night: All About The 90s

On Thursday Oct. 12 in the DUC Laird Room, the Resident Hall Association and Centertainment Productions hosted their first RHA Trivia Night for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s homecoming week. The evening was complete with free popcorn, prizes for trivia winners and a chance to earn valuable homecoming team points. One of the questions the trivia members were prompted to ... Read More »

Centertainment Helps Students Belly Dance the Night Away

Jangling bangles, colorful scarves and ornate skirts brought to life the traditional Middle Eastern music performed in the Encore. On Friday night, Centertainment Productions hosted An Evening of Belly Dancing accompanied by the musical ensemble, Salaam, in the Dreyfus University Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The ensemble played music from countries throughout the Middle East, such as Morocco, ... Read More »

Dive into the Cinematic Experience

Attending the movies is an exciting experience that transports viewers into new worlds. That experience was heightened Friday night by putting viewers neck-deep into a movie. Centertainment Productions hosted a dive-in movie on April 14 with a pool showing of Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Aquatic Center. Charity Hentges, late night program coordinator for Centertainment, ... Read More »

T-Shirt Upcycling Chennels Up with the Old

Clothing accessories, storage and home decor are all commodities that can be fashioned from old T-shirts. Centertainment Productions hosted T-shirt Upcycling on Thursday, an event that encouraged students to create something new and trendy from the mundane. Upcycling is a derivative of recycling. The idea is to repurpose unused or old materials in a way that adds to the value ... Read More »

Taste of Wisconsin Unites State

Rumbling voices, floating music and breweries from A to Z crowded the Alumni Room of the Dreyfus University Center Friday night for Taste of Wisconsin. The Basement Brewhaus of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point hosted the annual event. Twenty-five vendors brought their wares and 300 students and community members flocked to taste them. Beer, wine, pizza and baked goods came ... Read More »

In Support of Student Artists: Arts Bash

The College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) hosted their annual fundraising event, Arts Bash, on Saturday. The evening festivities held in the Noel Fine Arts Center included an art sale, student performances, demonstrations as well as food and drink provided by local sponsors. The purpose of the event is to create scholarship funds for students within the Department of ... Read More »