Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

University College Helps Students Succeed

The University College (UC) is one of the five colleges that make up the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. It was established in 2015 and has expanded over the last three years, adding new programs like the General Education Program. Gretel Stock-Kupperman, Dean of University College, said, “University College is a central place on campus where students can get support on ... Read More »

Say Hello to New Internships and Opportunities with Handshake

Graduating and continuing students looking to build their resumes with applicable experience can now turn to Handshake to discover relevant jobs and internships that will help them gain marketable skills as well as a consistent income. In the Fall of 2017, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point switched its online job database from CareerPoint to Handshake. Handshake differs from CareerPoint in ... Read More »

Waukesha Seeks Solution to Water Crisis from Lake Michigan

The city of Waukesha has made arrangements to divert water from Lake Michigan. Waukesha’s current water source, the deep sandstone aquifer, is contaminated with radium. The problem has been worsening over the last decade and a solution had to be found to ensure the safety of the drinking water for Waukesha residents. The effects of radium contamination can lead to ... Read More »

New Volunteer Program Will Bring Outdoors Experience to the Elderly and Less-Abled

Cycling Without Age is a non-profit volunteer program that offers free bicycle rides to the elderly and people of differing abilities in the local community. The program was originally founded in Copenhagen, Denmark by Ole Kassaw in 2012. Thanks to the endeavors of First District Alder Tori Jennings, fellow members of the Cycling Without Age (CWA) board of directors and ... Read More »

Theater Trip Offers New Opportunities

The Continuing Education department at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has organized the “New York City Theater and Culture”, this trip gives the attendees an unforgettable experience of New York and Broadway trip to those who have always dreamed of it. Each year the trip provides a range of Broadway shows, sightseeing attractions and a take home experience. There are ... Read More »

A Look into Sports

Dodge Sets Record in Win Over Hope Junior guard Nate Dodge made 10 shots from beyond the arc to set the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball single-game record for three-point shots made as he helped the Pointers pick up its first home win of the season against Hope College 91-77 on Saturday, Dec. 11. Dodge scored nearly half of ... Read More »

Sustainability Programs Inspire Students

In 2016, a few majors emerged that emphasized the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s attitude towards the importance of sustainability. Three new majors were implemented: a bachelor’s degree in sustainable food and nutrition, a masters program in sustainable and resilient food systems and an educational doctorate degree in educational sustainability. Jasia Steinmetz, professor in the School of Health Promotion and Human ... Read More »

Students Opt for Experiences this Holiday Season

Some students are opting to give experiences to their loved ones this holiday season. Janice Ian, senior environmental ethics major, said, “Every year, I struggle and debate on what to get my parents or really anyone who is no longer in college and making a decent living because I don’t really know what they need. So this year, I decided ... Read More »