Tag Archives: Kyle Florence

UWSP-Produced Paper Finds Both Local and National Success

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Over the past three years, the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology has partnered with the Paper Science and Engineering Department and the Division of Fine Arts and Communication. Together, they created RiverPoint paper, an art paper that is produced on campus and distributed nationwide. “What’s happened with RiverPoint has kind of exceeded all expectations,” said Paul Fowler, ... Read More »

Wisconsin Supreme Court to Review Jeffrey Decker’s Ban from UW System Campuses

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu The UW System Board of Regents has challenged the state Supreme Court to reconsider their decision to reverse the harassment injunction against Jeffrey Decker, a former student of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Decker, a 2005 UWSP graduate, re-enrolled to the university in 2010 to challenge the university’s management of segregated fees. He contends that these fees ... Read More »

Public Opinion on Marijuana Use Shifting, Student Opinion Remains Split

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Marijuana is arguably the most heavily scrutinized drug available today. Across the United States, there are virtually droves of individuals who swear by this substance, and likewise just as many who unwaveringly oppose it. As such, it is not surprising that college campuses are often fraught with debate, as they offer a four-year window for experimentation, personal ... Read More »

Pointoberfest Aims to Educate and Entertain

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu This coming Saturday, Sept. 22, The Stevens Point Brewery will once again host Pointoberfest. The annual celebration is promoted by Pints for Prostates, a campaign which furthers prostate cancer awareness by appearing at beer festivals and other events across the country. “It’s sort of a way to subtly create awareness among men that go to beer festivals. ... Read More »

UWSP Appoints Interim Dean of Students

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Laura Ketchum-Ciftci, who has served numerous Student Affairs positions and offices across the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point campus for the last 25 years, has been appointed Interim Dean of Students for the 2013-2014 school year. “This interim position is a great fit for my skills and abilities. Creating a vision for the Dean of Students ... Read More »

Favorite Stevens Point Eateries

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Each year, over 8,000 students call the city of Stevens Point home for roughly nine months. Likewise, as college students are often stereotyped as vivacious eating machines, it is not surprising that our fine town boasts a large number of local restaurants that are affordable, convenient, and satisfying. 1. Polito’s Pizza  Location: 960 Main Street In 2007 ... Read More »

Art Exhibits Showcase Work of Graduating Students

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu The Noel Fine Arts Center will host the BFA Exhibition for Art, Graphic Design and Interior Architecture on Friday, May 10, an annual event where graduating graphic design majors from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point present their work to the public. “It’s an event that features work from graduating seniors from the Interior Architecture Department and the ... Read More »

Greg Summers Named Provost, Vice Chancellor of UWSP

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Whiting resident Greg Summers has been named provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point, a position which he has occupied on an interim basis since 2011. “As interim provost, Summers was instrumental in the revision of the general education program at UW-Stevens Point, which emphasizes clear learning outcomes aimed at ... Read More »

Coaching Offers Students Valuable Experience

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Many of us have had coaches that have impacted our lives in a meaningful way. Now students have the opportunity to affect tomorrow’s athletes themselves. “It’s the opportunity to work with young men in a setting where the dynamic is different from one day to the next,” said baseball Head Coach Pat Bloom, also the coordinator of ... Read More »

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu After a brutal Wisconsin winter, students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are eager to get outside and enjoy the welcome onslaught of warm weather—and an increase in rambunctious behavior. “Students have more energy, they’re more boisterous, and they’re more likely to turn their music up to ungodly volumes, turn the speakers around outside and lock their ... Read More »