Joe Abhold, director of the Counseling Center at UW Oshkosh, was interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio’s Kathleen Dunn and her callers during an Aug. 9 radio program focusing on how college students and parents can successfully thrive during the transition to college life. Download and listen to the program at wpr.org.
Craig Maher, a UW Oshkosh associate public affairs professor, is one of seven presenters featured at a two-day local government finance in-service, hosted by UW Extension’s Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development program. Read more at uwex.edu.
Michael Beeth, College of Education and Human Services, received $18,652 from UW System for “Assessing and Awarding Credit for Prior Learning to Nontraditional Students in a Post-baccalaureate Teacher Licensure Program.” Beeth will serve as project director.
UW Oshkosh criminal justice students Nate Stetzer and Nick Stetzer, twin brothers, serve as community service officers in Wausau throughout the summer. Read more in the Wausau Daily Herald.
Reeve Memorial Union Technical Services Coordinator Brandon Heise was featured in a case study examining how the deployment of Campus Vision has improved communication about campus events with the union’s target audience: UW Oshkosh students. Read the case study at visix.com.
Greg Kleinheinz, biology/microbiology, serves as project director for UW Oshkosh’s CAPP Expansion and Collaboration Initiative, which recently received $100,000 from UW System.
UWO student athlete Holly Ozanich was named the 2010 NCAA Division III Outdoor Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Ozanich captured the national championship in the hammer throw during the outdoor track and field season. The biology major holds a 3.73 grade-point average.
Jennifer Szydlik, a professor of mathematics at UW Oshkosh, has been named a 2010 Regents Teaching Excellence Award winner. Each year, two $5,000 awards are given to faculty and academic staff members at UW System institutions in recognition of outstanding career achievement in teaching from the Board of Regents. Read more.
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