Tag Archives: Kyle Florence

Students Embrace Seasonal Facial Festivities

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Each year the temperatures dip, the seasons shift, and the harsh November winds begin to blow. At this time of year, students across campus take part in the annual event aptly titled No-Shave November. “I enjoy No-Shave November because I no longer have to try to tame my thick and massive beard,” said Bryan Driebel, a regular ... Read More »

UWSP Forges Connections with Local Businesses & Community

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Over the summer Dave Eckmann, formerly the economic development director for the Marathon County Development Corporation was named special assistant to the chancellor for economic development purposes at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. “From a broad point of view, it is my job to connect the university and all its assets to the regents throughout the community ... Read More »

On-Campus Political Forum Draws Large Crowd

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Over 200 individuals attended a political forum last Monday in The Dreyfus University Center. “This was outstanding,” said Jay Heck of Common Cause Wisconsin, the non-partisan, non-profit organization that hosted the question and answer session. “We touched on some issues that people are finally beginning to understand and that need to be solved.” Additionally, former Congressman David ... Read More »

Sustainability Day Spreads Positivity across Campus

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Every October, colleges and universities are encouraged to participate in Campus Sustainability Day and support the continuous effort put into the future of the campus. “We did a sustainability information fair here on campus and the goal of the day was really to provide a diverse range of vendors for those that were walking through the sustainability ... Read More »

The 10 Most Important Things I Learned in College, Part II

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Few will deny that college is a time of personal growth and self- discovery. During this brief window of opportunity, our constant exposure to new people, beliefs and viewpoints allows us to get a better idea of not only who we are, but also who we want to be. Not surprisingly, the road to personal enlighten is ... Read More »

The 10 Most Important Things I Learned in College, Part I

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Few will deny that college is a time of personal growth and self- discovery. During this brief window of opportunity, our constant exposure to new people, beliefs, and viewpoints allows us to get a better idea of not only who we are, but also who we want to be. Not surprisingly, the road to personal enlightenment is ... Read More »

Transition to College Proves Difficult For Many Freshmen

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Switching from the meticulously planned periods of high school to a lax university schedule can be a difficult transition for many students new to college. Matt Fournier, a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point freshman, described his classes as noticeably “more difficult than high school.” “I do a lot more studying. Most of my classes are somewhat interesting, but ... Read More »

UWSP To Make Experiential Learning a General Degree Requirement

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Following the implementation of a new General Education Program, experiential learning will become a requirement for all University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students next fall. “Experiential learning is a type of engaged learning in which students are able to blend both real world experience with what they’re learning in traditional classrooms. It brings together hands-on learning and more ... Read More »

Stevie Pointer, Still As Popular As Ever

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Since the founding of our university, Stevie Pointer has always stood as an unyielding representation of our student body and the surrounding community and today continues to delight the citizens of Stevens Point. According to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Archives, Point has had multiple mascots since its inception, though the order in which they appeared is ... Read More »

Role of Regent Governance Questioned by State Legislature

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu During a conference held last month by The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, a number of Wisconsin legislators suggested the role of Regent Governance within the UW System might soon change. “I think we need to take a look at governance and I believe the system needs to be driven by the campuses with the ... Read More »