Tag Archives: faculty

New Annual Cyber Security Training Mandatory for University Employees

This year is the first installment of mandatory annual cyber security training for all faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The Cyber Security Training became mandatory on July 21, 2017, when UW-System Administrative Policy 1032 was revised. The trainings are intended to protect the security of UWSP’s database by educating faculty, staff and student employees. Chad Johnson, ... Read More »

Jazz Up Your Mondays at The Brewhaus

Sitting in The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Basement Brewhaus on Sept. 26 at 8 p.m., finger snapping, knee tapping, melodious jazz tunes could be heard at the first Jazz Jam Night of the year. Zachary Finnegan, senior and president of The Jazz Society, came up with the idea to start a partnership with The Basement Brewhaus in order to host ... Read More »

Former UWSP Student Shot and Killed in Stevens Point

At approximately 7:48pm on March 17, The Stevens Point Police Department responded to a call of possible gunshots fired. A former University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student was shot within blocks of campus in what police are calling a suspected drug deal. The victim, Deonta M. Lezine, died on March 25. The shooting occurred in the 2700 block of Fifth Avenue, ... Read More »

Separation Incentive Offers Opportunity, Setbacks

The new Voluntary Separation Incentive Policy, introduced April 2, will offer a select 280 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point employees an opportunity to retire with a severance and will be used to reduce costs and minimize layoffs and terminations. Employees were selected by Chancellor Bernie Patterson, and he must approve each applicant. Eligible candidates are those appointed as a faculty member ... Read More »

Faculty Remembers Ethel Hill

Ethel Hill, alumna and professor emerita of home economics, died peacefully on Feb. 11, 2015, at age 96 at Harmony Assisted Living Center in Stevens Point. “She was a very gentle person and spent a lot of time making sure students would be successful,” said Joan North, former dean of the College of Professional Studies. “She helped students with projects ... Read More »

Parking on Campus Raises Frustration

  The Parking Advisory Board, comprised of students, faculty and staff, is getting back together and working to solve many parking dilemmas on campus. “It’s ridiculously hard to find parking,” said senior Cara Staub. “The parking lots only offer overnight parking from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., so then I’m forced to park on the street and there’s a two-hour ... Read More »