Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Swimming and Diving Teams Hope to Make Splash in Conference Championship

As the regular season of swimming and diving nears an end, the men and women of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point look to finish strong and prepare to shift their attention onto the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. Both teams have fared well this season, according to head coach Al Boelk, who attributes much of its success to continued health ... Read More »

CASE and Greek Life Welcome You to the Spring Semester with Community Involvement Opportunities

Campus Activities and Student Engagement is hosting the Spring 2018 Involvement Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 31 to provide a platform for recruiting interested students to campus organizations. Boasting over 110 student organizations in attendance, the involvement fair will sprawl throughout the Dreyfus University Center Encore, Laird Room and Concourse to accommodate each one with a space to reach out to ... Read More »

Incentive Program Helps Alleviate Pressure of 2.5M Debt

The Voluntary Separation Incentive Program will help the university save money with the 2.5-million-dollar budget cuts being made for the fiscal year. The program will help with redirecting positions to focus on priorities, changing needs or strategic objectives of the university and achieving other cost savings or efficiencies. It will also minimize potential involuntary terminations. Eric Yonke, dean of the ... 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 »

Humans of Point

Bethany Hasenberg is a junior majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Psychology. What class are you most excited about this semester? Honestly, Physics 115: Acoustics. It’s going to suck a lot, but I love math and I’m excited to see how I can challenge myself to do well in the course. Who has been your favorite ... Read More »

SGA Works with City to Create Off-Campus Housing Inspections

The Student Government Association is working with the City of Stevens Point to create a voluntary housing inspection. SGA is hopeful that there will be implementation of this plan by June 1 of this year. Other campuses in Wisconsin have already created an inspection process for off-campus housing, and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will be the next. This idea ... Read More »

A Look Into Sports

O’Heron Helps Lift Pointers Over Eagles Junior forward Canon O’Heron recorded a career-high 26 points in a 76-62 road victory over UW-La Crosse on Saturday, Jan. 29, as the team rebounded from a loss earlier in the week to UW-Oshkosh. O’Heron shot 11 of 14 from the field and made all three of his free throws, while also grabbing five ... Read More »

Students Experience Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point were provided with the opportunity to study abroad in Costa Rica this winter break. The study abroad course was a three-week program with a focus on tropical ecology in Costa Rica. While studying abroad, students visited multiple ecosystems and saw countless animal species. This study abroad experience was open to all UWSP students with ... Read More »

A Look into Sports

Men’s Basketball Rolls to Sixth Straight Victory The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team picked up another home win as it took down UW-Platteville 80-74 on Saturday, Jan. 20, to keep a perfect record in conference play. Junior forward Canon O’Heron led the Pointers in scoring (18 points), rebounds (7) and assists (5). O’Heron made 7 of 13 shots ... Read More »

Opportunities Abound for Students to Stay Physically Active

Not being on varsity teams at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point does not mean that students cannot have fun, compete and stay healthy during the winter months. UWSP offers many facilities to students, such as the Cardio Center and Multi-Activity Center. The Cardio Center, located on the upper level of the building at 400 Illinois Ave., features many different cardio ... Read More »