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Everything Points Here - Portage County News

Mid-State Technical College promotes its "career skills first" approach to the curriculum through any of the flexible learning environments it offers.

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Pointer Promise Push Offers Prizes, Scholarships

Jun 21, 2021 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Communications and Marketing

Do you know a prospective college student who might be interested in attending the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point? Refer that student to the university during the month of June and you are eligible to win prizes – and your referred student may be eligible for a $500 scholarship.

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UW-Stevens Point ranked among top Midwest public universities

Sep 14, 2020 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Communications and Marketing

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is again ranked among the best public universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News and World Report. The magazine’s 2021 rankings place UW-Stevens Point as 14th among regional public universities in the 12 states in its Midwest region. The university was recognized for solid reputation among peer institutions, low student-to-faculty ratio and retention of first-year students. 

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UW-Stevens Point is offering its students a new interdisciplinary approach with expanded opportunities for exploring career paths in related fields.

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My First Blog as an Intern

Jun 26, 2020 Rose - Portage County Business Council Intern

When things change drastically, our mental health feels the changes more quickly than our body does. Our mind is the strength to our perseverance. My mind helped me let go of all the fears, insecurities, and doubts that came with COVID-19 and allowed me to focus on my path.

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The Importance of Internships

Jun 26, 2020 Melissa - Portage County Business Council Intern

Many undergraduates don’t realize the value of having an internship until it’s too late. Through the connections that UW-Stevens Point has with the community and local businesses, I was able to find and complete two internships during my college career. The experience I gained from these amazing opportunities helped me realize firsthand why internships are so important - and why every college student should try to get one before they graduate.

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UW-Stevens Point will offer in-person classes in fall

Jun 12, 2020 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Communications and Marketing

UW-Stevens Point campuses will welcome students to its three campuses this fall. Comprehensive plans are being developed to guide the safe return to campus by students, faculty and staff members.

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Mid-State Technical College and UW-Stevens Point collaborate on enhanced transfer opportunities

Jun 09, 2020 Mid-State Technical College and UW-Stevens Point

Mid-State Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have partnered to help students interested in transferring from Mid-State to UW-Stevens Point for degrees in a growing number of programs.

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UW-Stevens Point School of Education again ranked second in the nation

Jun 05, 2020 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Communications and Marketing

The education program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was ranked second in the nation for the second year in a row. UW-Stevens Point offers bachelor's degrees for education within early childhood, elementary, science, social studies, English, music, foreign languages and other areas, as well as a master's degree and a doctoral degree in Educational Sustainability.

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Why I Chose UWSP

Mar 17, 2020 Arianna, Portage County Business Council Intern 

As my last semester at UW-Stevens Point ends, I find myself reflecting on the opportunities and experiences in this cozy town. Stevens Point may not have been my Plan A, or even my Plan B, but I will forever be thankful that my “plan” turned into a journey I had never expected!

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From a PCBC Intern - About Me and Why UWSP

Mar 09, 2020 Melissa - Portage County Business Council Intern

Hello! My name is Melissa and I am a senior at UW-Stevens Point. As soon as I toured UW-Stevens Point, I could tell it was different than other colleges. I got the sense that the faculty and administrators at UWSP didn’t just see me as another enrollment number - it felt like they actually cared about me as a person, and wanted to see me succeed both academically and in my future career.

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An Intern's Blog

Feb 19, 2020 Arianna - Portage County Business Council Intern

What are your plans after college? Where would you like to live? Where do you see yourself in ten years? These are all questions that have been lingering in my subconscious since the start of my Senior year at UW-Stevens Point (UWSP).

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The Skyward team may be creating a better experience for millions of people around the world, but their roots are local.

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UW-Stevens Point students enjoy making Stevens Point their second home. The community ranked highly in a list of best college and university cites by WalletHub.

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Cornerstone Press, the student-staffed publishing company at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will launch its newest book this week.

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Why Education

Sep 01, 2018 Todd Kuckkahn

I remember traveling to my student-teaching assignment at Madison Memorial High School. I grew up in the then small town of Verona so practicing my craft at an enormous school like Memorial made me a bit more apprehensive. To make matters worse, Pink Floyd’s song, “We Don’t Need No Education”, was blasting on my radio. Every fall that scene comes back into my mind as the school year gets rolling.

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