News for Education

Monday, May 20, 2019
High school age students will learn art, music or video production from faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at this summer's Camp COFAC. Held June 16-21 on the UW-Stevens Point campus, the camp includes a full week of exploration in one of these tracks, where participants learn new techniques and gain experience. Campers may spend the week living on campus or commute to workshops ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, May 20, 2019
The second faculty member in the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s data analytics program has been officially installed. Kurt Pflughoeft is the Sentry Insurance Endowed Chair in Computational Analytics.  A $4 million gift from Sentry Insurance in 2016, the largest in the university’s history, created a new major in data analytics and endowed two new faculty positions. Eduardo Rodriguez ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, May 16, 2019
By: Ken Schroeder, Ag Agent, Extension Portage CountyDevelop a “safety first” attitude.  Planting season often brings with it longer working hours and a rush against time.  Be sure to take time to think, it may save your life or someone dear to you.  Every year, thousands of farm workers are injured and hundreds more die in farming accidents. According to the National Safety Council, agriculture ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Education
Thursday, May 16, 2019
The Stevens Point Alliance, Inc. is a non-profit organized group of small business owners and organizations with a common goal to increase tourism, support local businesses, advance their causes and make historic Downtown Stevens Point a destination for everyone.  We are currently working on a project to build a dock system that will increase accessibility and enhance the waterfront area of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest
Friday, May 10, 2019
First place winners of Mid-State’s Capture the Campus competition on Saturday, May 4, left to right: Robert Hintz, Bennet Wendorf and Hunter Hintz.   WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Two local high school students were among the winners of Mid-State Technical College’s Capture the Campus competition on the Stevens Point Campus, Saturday, May 4. Bennett Wendorf and Hunter Hintz of Stevens Point Area High School ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Photos:Mid-State Pre-Nursing student Colette Stoflet, right, with Wisconsin author and Write on the Money contest judge Jerry Apps. Stoflet took first place in the research paper category of Mid-State’s Write on the Money contest. She was presented with her award at the April 29 Wisconsin Writers Connect event on the Stevens Point Campus.Mid-State Corrections & Community Advocacy student Dwayne ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College President Dr. Shelly Mondeik has been recognized with the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) Paragon Award for New Presidents. Dr. Mondeik was presented with the award during PTK’s annual convention, PTK Catalyst 2019, in Orlando, Florida, April 4–6. Dr. Mondeik is one of just 25 college presidents nationwide honored with the award, which 500 college ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Education
Monday, April 29, 2019
CTC, UW System organization,  is hosting a USDA Program Manager for a webinar on May 30th.  We are trying to attract small business owners in rural areas who may be interested in USDA funding to develop a new product or idea they may have.  USDA has a broad area of topics of interest: Air, Water and Soil; Animal Production and Protection; Aquaculture; Biofuels and Biobased Products; Food Science ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Education