Annual UWSP Day of Service 2023

Local UWSP Alumni Pay it Forward in Wausau

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2023

Every day, local UWSP grads make an impact in our community here in Wausau. On April 25 more than a dozen local UW-Stevens Point alumni gathered in Wausau to fill backpacks for needy kids in a cause known as “Blessings in a Backpack.” This was part of the annual UWSP Day of Service.    

Grace Stanke Miss America 2023

Former Wausau Campus Scholarship Recipient Crowned Miss America 2023

Friday, Mar 17, 2023

Wausau native Grace Stanke has a unique story among the many former scholarship recipients who attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at Wausau Campus. She was recently crowned Miss America 2023! After finishing her studies at Wausau West High School and the UWSP at Wausau campus in 2019, Grace enrolled at UW-Madison to pursue a READ MORE

Jeff and Amy Plier

Local Business Owners Pay It Forward on the Wausau Campus

Friday, Mar 17, 2023

Jeff and Amy Plier’s commitment to the Wausau Campus can be traced back to their own higher education journeys that ultimately helped them achieve their business goals as owners of Wausau Container Corporation, a successful local manufacturer. That is why they pay it forward now as prominent financial supporters of the UW Wausau Campus Foundation READ MORE

Daniel O'Brian alumni and donor

Q&A with Alum & Donor Daniel O’Brien Reveals His “Why”

Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022

Daniel O’Brien graduated from D.C. Everest High School in the late 1970s and began a successful higher education journey that led to eventual business success in southern California, where he still resides. U-News reached out to Daniel recently to discuss the difference our Wausau Campus made in his career, his life, and his decision to READ MORE

Lada Xiong-Vang

Wausau Campus MBA grads achieve success

Monday, Sep 27, 2021

The UW Wausau Campus Foundation has been a proud supporter of Wausau Campus students participating in UW-Stevens Point’s new Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. In the past two academic years, plus the current year, our foundation has provided a total of $27,000 in scholarship support divided among several local MBA students. Lada Xiong-Vang is among READ MORE

Tom Krieg

UWSP-Wausau — A valuable community resource with a commitment to student success

Thursday, Nov 12, 2020

As a former student and local business professional, I am impressed but not surprised by the positive impact the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at Wausau has on our community. Many other area business, nonprofit and public service leaders also started their college journeys at the Wausau campus, formerly known as UW-Marathon County. For example, at READ MORE

Tom Steidinger

Donor Spotlight on Alumnus Tom Steidinger

Saturday, Oct 10, 2020

After many years of high-level success as an insurance executive, Marathon native Tom Steidinger never forgot where he came from. And that is why he was a proud financial supporter of the foundation that serves the UW-Stevens Point at Wausau campus. As an alumnus of the Wausau campus, Steidinger understood the difference the campus made READ MORE