News for Education

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: Economic, Press Release, Community, Education
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: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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
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: Chamber, Education, Press Release
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: Community, Education, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
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: Community, Human Interest, Education, Papers/Research
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: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Photo caption: Competitors taking aim during Mid-State Technical College’s annual Trapshoot Fundraiser last September at the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association in Nekoosa. Registration is now open for this year’s Sept. 6 event. The Mid-State Technical College Foundation is hosting its fourth-annual Trapshoot Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association in ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Human Interest