May 2014

2014 Outstanding Service Award Recipients Announced

5/23/14By Barb Lang

OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARDS (OSA) were presented at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County pre-commencement reception on Wednesday, May 21.  These recipients were nominated by the campus community for their outstanding work in promoting the...

Fitzgerald Named 2014 Distinguished Alumni

5/23/14By Barb Lang

Barron County Sheriff Christopher Fitzgerald was named as the recipient of the UW-Barron County Foundation’s 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award.  This annual award recognizes outstanding UW-Barron County alumni who reflect the ideals of UW quality...

UW-BC Foundation Art Awards Announced

5/23/14By Barb Lang

The $200 University of Wisconsin-Barron County Foundation Art Purchase Award was presented to Gabriella Ashlin of Rice Lake for her oil and acrylic painting “Lava Tree," which was judged Best of Show in the UW-Barron County 2013-2014 Student Art...

It's Summertime at UW-BC - Art & Nature Classes Offered

5/16/14By Barb Lang

Now that it’s summertime, art and nature classes abound at UW-Barron County. 

Plants and Paddling will be held on Saturday, May 31 from 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.  Explorers will experience the plentiful plant life of the glacial Ice Age Trail...

Congratulations to LIPPIE Award Winners

5/16/14By Barb Lang

Learning Innovation Prizes (LIPPIES) were recently awarded to UW-Barron County students who initiated highly engaging projects that went beyond typical classroom assignments.

Student projects nominated for the award included special...

Watch a YouTube video of the 2014 UW-BC Poetry Slam!

5/14/14By Barb Lang

The annual high school poetry slam was held on Friday, May 2.  Here are some highlights:

Two Short Courses Incorporate Visual Arts

5/9/14By Barb Lang

Three ways of seeing and abstract painting are two creative short courses that will soon be offered at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Three Ways of Seeing-Engaging Nature through Biology, Creative Writing, and Visual Art is a four session...

Commencement Slated for May 21

5/9/14By Barb Lang

Board of Regents President Michael J. Falbo will be the keynote speaker at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County Commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre.

At Commencement, Associate of Arts...

Three One-Day Nature-Themed Courses Scheduled

5/9/14By Barb Lang

With May just around the corner, UW-Barron County is offering three one day nature-related hiking and paddling experiences.

Eat Your Weedies will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in room 227 Ritzinger Hall. ...

Tennis Anyone??

5/9/14By Barb Lang

Three summer 2014 tennis clinics will be offered in June and July to players of all skill levels by the UW-Barron County continuing education department.

The six sessions will meet on Tuesdays.  The clinic for grades 5-8 will meet from 4:...