May 2012 All Points Bulletin Features
Georgian graduate takes on her next adventure
Darina Markozashvili of the Republic of Georgia took her first plane ride ever at the age of 15 to spend a year in Wisconsin Rapids. This first adventure brought her to the doorstep of an amazing couple, one of whom just happend to be a UWSP alumna! Six years, five jobs and a grad-school fellowship later, Darina is proud to join her host mother in calling herself a Pointer.
Hands-on learning for students creates help for autism therapies
The work of a group of UWSP web and digital media students and the generosity of Research In Motion/Blackberry has resulted in a new use of technology to help children with autism, their parents and their therapists. It all came about in a very personal way for UWSP faculty member Anthony Ellertson.
April 2012 All Points Bulletin Features
Athletic training students using iPad technology
Athletic training students can look forward to careers that will place them on-the-go at a variety of facilities, from football stadiums to hockey arenas.
Having hands-on experience with the mobile technology they will need on the job is now possible at UWSP through a program that has brought iPads into their classrooms.
1933 alumna recalls her college years
Listening to Alta Stauffer Foster ’33, of New Braunfels, Texas, talk about her college years, you would think it was just a few days ago, rather than more than 80 years ago.
The 100-year-old UWSP alumna remembers her years, at what was then called State Central Teachers College, fondly and in great detail down to how she decided to attend the Stevens Point campus.
Broadway stars work with theatre students
Tony Award-winning Broadway stars Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin worked with students in the Department of Theatre and Dance while visiting UWSP to perform their Broadway show, "An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin."
Suites@201 Reserve open
UWSP's newest residence hall, the Suites@201 Reserve, opened this fall. Each unit includes four bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen and seperate shower, sink and toilet facilities.
Jon Greendeer elected president of Ho-Chunk Nation
Jon Greendeer, ’04, Stevens Point, the president of Wisconsin’s Ho-Chunk Nation, serves 7,250 tribal members and more than 3,300 Nation employees (about 70 percent of whom are not Ho-Chunk), but also feels a responsibility to the general public served by Ho-Chunk businesses.
“Ours is politics like nowhere else,” he said.
Cindy Polzin: Making friends in Madison
As Cindy Polzin, ‘01, Madison, tells it, her job is to make friends.
Polzin works at the Capitol in Madison as the legislative liaison between members of the state senate and assembly and the governor.
Cupola getting a facelift
The cupola atop Old Main, UWSP's well-known campus symbol, is getting a facelift throughout the fall to improve its exterior as well as its lighting system.
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