Jan 2014

Ritzinger Named New UW-BC Foundation Director

1/17/14By UW-Barron County

Barb Ritzinger of Rice Lake was recently named as the new Director of Development/Foundation Executive Director at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.  Her primary responsibilities are in the areas...

Learn all about Beekeeping

1/17/14By UW-Barron County

“The Art of Beekeeping” is a one session class that will meet from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1 at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Course instructor is Dale Wolf, a third generation, certified Master Beekeeper and honey...

Get Fit With Yoga

1/17/14By UW-Barron County

Early morning yoga classes for beginners and intermediate students are now being offered at UW-Barron County. 

The class for beginners is offered on Tuesdays starting January 28 and continues through March 11 (7 sessions) from 6:00 - 7:00...

Inaugural Concert & Gala Reception to Celebrate Renovation of Steinway Piano

1/16/14By UW-Barron County

To celebrate the restoration of the 1891 Steinway ‘C’ piano, the University of Wisconsin-Barron County music department is planning an Inaugural Concert and Gala Reception.  The public is invited to attend this event on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7:30...

Yohnk Named to Arts Wisconsin Board

1/10/14By UW-Barron County

Arts Wisconsin, Wisconsin’s leading arts independent service, advocacy and development organization, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Dean Yohnk, UW-Barron County Dean, to the Board of Directors, for a term of three years beginning in...

Dean Chase Retirement Event to be Held

1/10/14By UW-Barron County

The public is invited to attend an open house marking the retirement and celebrating the accomplishments of former UW-Barron County Dean Paul W. Chase.

The celebration will take place on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the...

UW-BC Spring Registration at End of January

1/3/14By UW-Barron County

Final registration for spring semester at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County will begin at the end of this month.

Final registration for continuing students will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 21.  Orientation and Final Registration Day...

Speaking of Education Column by Dean Yohnk, UW-BC Dean

1/3/14By UW-Barron County

“There’s no place like home.”

This famous quote from the beloved classic movie “The Wizard of Oz” has taken on very special meaning for me in the past few weeks as I have had the incredible opportunity to return to my childhood “home” in...

Non-Partisam Redistricting Reform Public Hearing set for January 9

1/3/14By UW-Barron County








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Friday, January 3, 2014


Dec 2013

Yohnk Begins Tenure at UW-BC

12/27/13By UW-Barron County


As of January 1, 2014, Dr. Dean Yohnk will assume leadership responsibilities and become the fourth Dean and Campus Executive Officer (CEO) at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County.   He will succeed Dr. Paul Chase, who retired...