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

Giving Tuesday logo

UW Wausau Campus Foundation Celebrates GivingTuesday Global Movement

Monday, Nov 21, 2022

On November 29, the UW Wausau Campus Foundation conducted its third annual successful GivingTuesday fundraising campaign with strong support from corporate and individual donors. The raised funds are for local scholarships and other support for the Wausau campus of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. “UWSP-Wausau students need our help to offset the costs of tuition,” READ MORE

Ozalle M Toms Campus Executive UW-Stevens Point at Wausau

Rebranding & ViewPoint Days: Campus Executive Update

Friday, Oct 21, 2022

I have worked in the field of education for over 20 years. I earned doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. My areas of interest are community engagement, campus climate and student success. My long-standing passion for education was ignited during my eight-year tenure as a high school special education teacher. Prior to READ MORE

Yee Thao Student Scholarship Recipient

AMPed for a Career in Medicine: Meet Yee Thao

Friday, Oct 21, 2022

Yee Thao has a dream of someday serving the central Wisconsin area as a physician, and she is taking first steps toward that goal now as a recipient of the Advocates in Medicine Pathway (AMP) Scholarship at UW-Stevens Point at Wausau. Yee completed the initial AMP course in July and is taking additional prerequisite coursework READ MORE

Jill Stukenberg distinguish faculty recipient and novelist

Award-Winning Faculty Pens Award-Winning Novel

Tuesday, Jun 07, 2022

Although we are best known for student scholarships, the UW Wausau Campus Foundation also supports campus faculty with research and development grants. For example, Associate English Professor Jill Stukenberg is a recent recipient of the annual Distinguished Faculty Society (DFS) award and an additional summer stipend, which has helped her achieve a goal to write READ MORE

Engineering Scholarships

Newly Expanded Engineering Degree Program Scholarships

Tuesday, Jun 07, 2022

The UW Wausau Campus Foundation has committed $15,000 in new scholarships for local students who pursue a newly expanded engineering degree program. UW-Stevens Point at Wausau and UW-Platteville are expanding an existing engineering degree partnership to bring additional opportunities to students in the Wausau area. An agreement signed in May will offer students in northern READ MORE

GivingTuesday campaign helps students succeed

Friday, Dec 10, 2021

For the second consecutive year, the UW Wausau Campus Foundation met its goal to raise $50,000 for scholarships in a GivingTuesday campaign that culminated on November 30. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. The foundation’s campaign raised more than $50,000 to READ MORE

Ann Herda-Rapp

New Merit Scholarship program attracts talented students

Monday, Sep 27, 2021

In the 2020-21 school year, the UW Wausau Campus Foundation began funding a new Merit Scholarship program to encourage high-achieving students to attend our campus.  The results were good, and the foundation renewed a commitment of $28,000 again for the current school year. Prospective incoming students are offered $1,000 or $1,500 Merit Scholarships each spring READ MORE