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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A one-day conference showcasing concepts, research and innovations in the fast-growing field of data analytics will be held Friday, Oct. 4, at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.   The Great Lakes Analytics Conference draws on the best practices in analytics, offering a venue for students, academic and business people, coaches and other practitioners to share examples, cases, theories and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Education
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Mid-State Technical has been selected as the host site for the Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership (WWHEL) Fall 2019 Conference. Higher education leaders from around the state will gather on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus on October 9–10 to explore concepts related to Centered Leadership and how this model can help leaders thrive in business and in life.  Conference attendees will explore ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Education
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
(Stevens Point, WI)- Ascension Medical Group is pleased to welcome Nurse Practitioner and Certified Lactation Consultant Alicia Wojtalewicz, APNP, to the OB/GYN Department in Stevens Point.    Wojtalewicz will see patients at Ascension Medical Group, located at 824 Illinois Avenue on the campus of Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital. She has special interest in adolescent care, anxiety and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
An internationally renowned biologist, historian and author will give two presentations at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point next week. Lee Dugatkin, a biology professor and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of Louisville, will talk at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Trainer Natural Resources Building Room 170 about his book “Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose – ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A widow communicates with dead musicians in a stage reading of the comic drama “The Spiritualist,” performed by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance Sept. 26-29.   The first performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield’s Black Box Theatre, located in the Helen Connor Laird Fine Arts Building, 2000 W. 5th St., ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A partnership between two national leaders in wellness will offer a new certification program that sets a new standard in facilitating behavior change that creates healthy lifestyles for people of all ages and abilities.  The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and the National Wellness Institute are launching the Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate program this fall. The only program in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Central Wisconsin community asked to vote for Stevens Point book printer and domestic manufacturing home of best-selling children’s book series Stevens Point, Wisconsin (September 6, 2019) – Worzalla, an employee-owned printing company specializing in high-quality custom products including children’s books and coffee table books, is one of many companies across the state to be recognized by the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Caption: Recognized for its strong graduation rate as well as its student-to-faculty ratio, value and veterans services, UW-Stevens Point was named among the Top 10 public universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is again ranked among the Top 10 public universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News and World Report.   The ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
The Sentry Insurance Foundation will pay for a new police dog following the death last week of Stevens Point's canine officer Luna. The foundation announced the donation as the city Police Department and community mourn the loss of the dog. Luna died from multiple organ failure on Sept. 4 stemming from an exposure to wild mushrooms on Labor Day. The department held a public ceremony honoring ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, September 05, 2019
Stevens Point, WI – Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 – Yards and volunteers are needed for the United Way of Portage County Volunteer Center’s annual Make A Difference Day Rake-a-thon on Saturday, Oct. 26.Kelly Skeels, United Way of Portage County Community Services Program Specialist, said people can register yards to be raked for themselves or for others they know may need the help. “Members of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Thursday, September 05, 2019
(Wausau, WI) – Ascension Wisconsin has expanded its Online Care platform, giving consumers 24/7 access to the compassionate, personalized care they need – anytime, anywhere.   Ascension Online Care is an online urgent care that allows a patient to have a one-on-one video visit with a healthcare provider – using the device of their choice: a smartphone, tablet or laptop. The cost of a visit is ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Thursday, September 05, 2019
As a lifelong learner, Brittany Disher wanted to earn a master’s degree. Now the commercial banker from Wausau has a chance to achieve her goal by taking courses near where she lives and works.  Disher and 45 other students are enrolled in the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s new Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Applied Leadership and Decision-Making, which kicks off this fall in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Resume reviews will also be offered prior to the event   Tim Solinger, owner of Full Sail Writing & Editing Services, LLC, located in Stevens Point, will be offering free resume reviews at the Portage County Business Council Job Fair on Monday, Sept. 30.   The reviews will be available on a first-come, first-served basis to attendees from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at the event, which will be held at ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Caption: Jessica Enstad, a UW-Stevens Point senior, works with Eli and Wyatt at the Madison View Extension Boys & Girls Club in Stevens Point. Enstad directed the club as part of her summer internship.University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Jessica Enstad has always had a passion for working with children and for serving and helping others. This summer, she was able to put that enthusiasm ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Photo: Mid-State Technical College Nursing student Adriane Huckstep enjoying her Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha at the Wisconsin Rapids Campus. Huckstep was one of many Mid-State students to visit the College’s new Starbucks counter in the cafeteria during the first week of school.    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – In response to student interest, Mid-State Technical College is now serving Starbucks hot and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Education
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Caption: Preschoolers and their parents or grandparents can enjoy stories about animals and nature in UW-Stevens Point’s Museum of Natural History Fridays this fall. Preschoolers and parents will share time together hearing stories about animals and nature every Friday this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Museum of Natural History. Story Time at the Museum is a free, weekly ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Washington Monthly released its 2019 annual rankings in August, naming Mid-State Technical College among the top 20 two-year colleges in the nation for adult learners. Factors that specifically affect adult students, including ease of transfer, flexibility of schedule and services for adults were considered in the evaluation of 978 two-year colleges in the US.   According to ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Faculty experts from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will discuss a variety of topics, including turtles, science fiction, beer and democracy, as part of a public lecture series in the coming academic year.   The College of Letters and Science Community Lecture Series will be held on select Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Pinery Room at the Portage County Public Library, 1001 Main St., ...read more
Categories: Education, Papers/Research, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Partnership with Marshfield Clinic Research Institute will enroll participants in Wisconsin   MARSHFIELD, LA CROSSE – Starting July 1, Gundersen Health System has partnered with the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute in the All of Us Research Program, a nationwide effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the U.S. to accelerate research and improve health.    “The All ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Andrew Koehl has recently been named Vice President for Compass Insurance Services. Andrew will focus on agency growth and operations. Prior to joining Compass Insurance, Andrew was the Director of Sales and Business Development for Aspirus Arise Health Plan, a 2015 start-up in North Central Wisconsin. Andrew holds a B.A.A. from Lakeland University J. Garland Schilcutt School of Business and ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
(Stevens Point, WI)- Two long practicing central Wisconsin Urologists have joined Ascension Medical Group in Stevens Point.    Dustin Pagoria, M.D., and Saki Ratanawong, M.D., are urology specialists who will primarily practice at Ascension Medical Group, located at 824 Illinois Avenue on the campus of Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital. Dr.’s Pagoria and Ratanawong provide individualized urology ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber
Friday, August 23, 2019
Photo Caption: An example of an interactive anatomy table that will be in the new health care simulation centerInnovative center will provide state-of-the-art health care training.WISCONSIN RAPIDS –  Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Mid-State Technical College are collaborating to help meet our community’s growing demand for highly trained health care professionals by establishing the “Mid-State ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Caption: The Stevens Point Lifelong Aquatics Supporting Health (SPLASH) program is offering a wide variety of swim classes for adults and children at UW-Stevens Point this fall.A longstanding University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point swim program that has impacted the lives of children and adults is expanding its community services and re-launching with a new name.  Formerly SNAP, the Stevens Point ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Photo Caption: Mid-State Technical College celebrated its graduating Mid-State Metal Mania students on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus, Friday, August 16. Pictured are the graduates present along with Mid-State staff and sponsoring partners.   WISCONSIN RAPIDS – For the second consecutive year, Mid-State recognized the achievements of its summer Metal Mania graduates with a special celebration on the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Oshkosh Resident to Lead Local Family Care Company  Lakeland Care Inc., a local Managed Care Organization providing Family Care services to more than 6,000 individuals in Northeastern and North Central Wisconsin and the Fox Valley, has selected Sara L. Muhlbauer of Oshkosh as its next Chief Executive Officer.  Muhlbauer has worked at Lakeland Care since 2009 in a variety of roles including Care ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, August 19, 2019
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Wisconsin! They plan to film episodes of the hitseries American Pickers throughout your area in October 2019. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release