News for Education

Monday, July 22, 2019
Stevens Point, WI (July 22, 2019)- Departing early morning on Monday, July 22, Boys & Girls Club of Portage County Teen Center will be starting their all-expenses paid journey to Washington D.C. Funded by the Herb Kohl Education Foundation, this trip is available to forty 7th through 12th graders who were selected through an application process and who attend the Club. In Washington D.C., Club ...read more
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Friday, July 19, 2019
Caption: Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin, Inc. recently presented UW-Stevens Point’s College of Natural Resources (CNR) with a $100,000 scholarship endowment. Pictured, from left, are Mike Staggs, CNR Advisory Board member; Steve Menzel, CNR development director; Christine Thomas, CNR dean; Larry Slagoski, alliance president; Bob Munson, alliance treasurer and Don Gilbert, alliance ...read more
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Caption: UW-Stevens Point students perform in “Macbeth” during the 2018-19 Department of Theatre and Dance season. The 2019-2020 season will include two musicals, two dramas, two dance concerts and two staged readings. Take a “Journey to Unexpected Destinations” as the Theatre and Dance Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point brings new and familiar productions to the stage for ...read more
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Monday, July 15, 2019
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College Accounting Instructor Susan Strautmann was recently appointed to the Wisconsin Accounting Examining Board, filling a vacant accountant member seat until July 1, 2020.  “I am honored to serve our State of Wisconsin as a member of the Accounting Examining Board,” said Strautmann, who first applied for gubernatorial appointment in November 2018. “It was ...read more
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Friday, July 12, 2019
A variety of free, public instrumental and vocal performances will be offered through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as parents, students and teachers of the Suzuki method come from around the world for musical instruction, extracurricular activities and concerts at the annual American Suzuki Institute (ASI).  With sessions July 21-27 and July 28-Aug. 3, ASI is sponsored by the Aber ...read more
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
Middle and high school students will explore materials, develop skills, utilize tools and technology and discover a career  WISCONSIN RAPIDS – After a successful Summer Manufacturing Camp this June, Mid-State Technical College is offering another chance for middle and high school students to experience the camp before summer is over. Ideal for students entering 9th and 10th grade, the Summer ...read more
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Monday, July 08, 2019
Faculty and staff members and departmental units at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point were recently recognized for excellence:The Department of Geography and Geology received the Friend of Land Records Award from the Wisconsin Land Information Association. The award is given to an individual or organization that has contributed to the success or advancement of land records modernization in ...read more
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Stevens Point, WI – June 26, 2019 – Supply collection for Project Fresh Start, a United Way of Portage County Volunteer Center program that provides school supplies to qualifying students, is underway.   Any 4K-12 student enrolled in a Portage County school and who qualifies for the federal free and reduced priced meal program is eligible to receive supplies. More than 3,000 students in Portage ...read more
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The Wisconsin Becoming an Outdoors - Woman (BOW) program is offering an Isle Royale camping and kayaking adventure in Michigan July 19-25.   Open to participants 18 and older with some paddling experience, the workshop will offer information about gear, terminology, basic padding strokes and safety before exploration the Isle Royale National Park. The trip will include padding about three ...read more
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Monday, June 24, 2019
The first-ever Tomorrow River status report examines water quality and provides a benchmark for future land management decisions. It was compiled by College of Natural Resources specialists at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, who summarized available monitoring results.  The Tomorrow River, which flows through Portage and Waupaca counties, is recognized statewide for supporting native ...read more
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Monday, June 24, 2019
The education program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has been ranked as second in the nation according to Study.com. The site’s Best Colleges for Education Majors list ranked UW-Stevens Point’s education program highly for program outcomes, graduation and retention rates, advising services, student organization opportunities and vast program options. “UW-Stevens Point’s School of ...read more
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