Retired Marathon County Administrator Brad Karger and Campus Executive Ann Herda-Rapp discuss why the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point at Wausau campus makes sense as a college choice this fall for students in Marathon County.
Annual tuition of only $5,196 and the ability to now get a 4-year degree in Business Administration, Nursing, or Social Work are just a few great reasons to attend UWSP at Wausau. What’s more, during these tough economic times, application fees are being waived from June 5 to 15, 2020. (Click the title to read the full story…)
Learn about some of Marathon County’s fishing hot spots. And get the scoop on a local fly-fishing class at the UW-Stevens Point at Wausau campus that might snag your attention! (Click the title for details…)
Older adults can partake in a brand-new educational workshop event for those 60+ — All Things Senior — on May 20, 2019. Choose from 3 classes/activities promoting healthy aging.
College for Kids is back for its 37th year (June 10–14) for children Kdg-Grade 6.
Plus, check out camps & courses like Girl Power Camp, App Attack (game/app design), & Harry Potter Wizarding Academy.
Learn about the latest offerings & how to register. (Click the title for details . . .)
There are many centrally located meeting spaces throughout the County, some of which are available free and some for a fee. Whether your group is converging on the County from other parts of the State, or you’re a local who is looking for a new space for a private gathering or a public meeting, take a look at some of the options available to you in Marathon County! (Click the title for details…)
Marathon County Government employees came together during the 2nd annual MLK “Day On” to celebrate the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and to learn how to serve the residents of Marathon County better.
County Administrator Brad Karger shares highlights of the in-service day attended by over 400 County Government workers, as well as some insights gleaned from an Inclusivity Audit conducted with Marathon County staff. (Click the title for details…)
With classes for all ages and interests, UWSP campuses have workshops and sessions including everything from Wizarding Academy to Understanding Emotional Intelligence, from Wisconsin and the Civil War to Nature Journaling, from ACT Prep to the Music of Italy and Spain. Get info on the upcoming Spring continuing education catalog available in January 2019. (Click the title for details.)
Marathon County Administrator Brad Karger has some concerns about UWSP’s proposal to end several liberal arts majors and degree programs, which will affect our local UWMC campus offerings. (Click the title to learn more…)
According to the latest ALICE Report: Occupations in Wisconsin that have projected job growth also have low wages & require minimal education. County Administrator Brad Karger offers his ideas to try to turn this negative trend around at the local level. (Click the title for more…)
The UW System is now proceeding with planning & implementation for aligning UW–Marathon County (UWMC) & UW–Marshfield/Wood County with UW–Stevens Point (UWSP), beginning July 1, 2018. (Click the title to read UWSP Chancellor Bernie L. Patterson’s vision for the UW Colleges & Extension restructuring that will soon be affecting UWMC…)