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University of Wisconsin Stevens Point eNewsletter | March 2024 | Issue 39

Chee Yang

A journey to entrepreneurship

Chee Yang began her journey as an entrepreneur as a child, working on her family farm. Now she is running her own businesses while earning her MBA at UWSP at Wausau.

Blending business and natural resources

A new online graduate program in the College of Natural Resources will make it easier for working professionals to gain the skills needed to advance in their careers. It is part of UWSP’s Growth Initiative, which is creating new ways to meet student needs.

An action plan for the future

Members of the UWSP campus community met recently to begin work towards a Climate Action and Resiliency Plan and reducing the university’s carbon footprint. This multi-year planning process will align with UWSP’s strategic goals and imperatives to create a more sustainable future. Also, learn four ways you can reduce your own environmental footprint!

Donna Brazile and Ana Navarro will present “The Health of American Democracy in a Polarized World” at UW-Stevens Point on Monday, April 8.

UWSP hosts democracy discussion

UW-Stevens Point will host two seasoned political analysts next month for a talk about “The Health of American Democracy in a Polarized World.” Donna Brazile, former chair of the Democratic Party, and Ana Novarro, a Republican strategist, will meet on campus Monday, April 8.

Coffee with Alumni and Friends: Russell Nicolet

Grab your favorite Pointer coffee mug and join us for the UWSP Alumni Association’s Coffee with Alumni and Friends.  This episode features a familiar face, Russell Nicolet ’04. Before he was a face on billboards across the Midwest, Russell Nicolet was a Pointer. Join us as we discuss his Pointer journey and his successful and growing business.


The Cornerstone story

For the last 40 years, students have played essential roles in the publication of more than 100 books. Hear from a few of them as well as their current and former director as Cornerstone Press prepares to celebrate its anniversary on Friday, April 5.

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