Dean of Students News
UW-Eau Claire increases investment and programming to prevent suicide
With grant funds matched by university dollars, UW-Eau Claire has a bold new plan to take concrete steps to reduce both the risk of suicide among students and promote overall wellbeing and a mentally healthy campus.
National Student Exchange creates new learning opportunities for Blugolds
UW-Eau Claire senior Kenzie Beam was studying in Arizona when COVID-19 cut her National Student Exchange semester short. While disappointed, she enjoyed the experience so much that she's signed on for another NSE semester, this time on the East Coast.
Being counted in the 2020 census: What students need to know
UW-Eau Claire and UW-Eau Claire – Barron County students, it’s time to be counted! Under the U.S. Constitution, a census of our country’s population — including college students — must happen once every 10 years, and 2020 is one of those years.
LaRue Pierce named UW-Eau Claire dean of students
LaRue Pierce has been named dean of students at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire following a national search. He will begin his new duties Aug. 5.
Biology grad heading to Mayo Clinic to pursue career in medicine and research
After watching her father struggle with pain from tick-borne illnesses, Muriel Metko knew she wanted a career in medicine. Her time as a Blugold convinced her to also pursue a Ph.D. so she can practice medicine and engage in research.
Fall 2018 event recognizes faculty, staff for service to students with disabilities
The Services for Students with Disabilities office at UW-Eau Claire celebrated Disability Awareness Month on Oct. 23 and honored faculty and staff members for their service to students with disabilities.
UW-Eau Claire to host Constitution Day discussion on free speech
UW-Eau Claire will recognize Constitution Day by hosting a discussion titled “Free Speech, Hate Speech and Speaking Out: Finding Your Voice in the Speech Debate.”
Ashley Fritz named assistant dean of students
Ashley M. Fritz has been named the new assistant dean of students at UW-Eau Claire.
Campus and community team up for National Water Safety Month
A safety campaign that began on campus in 2015 returns as UW-Eau Claire recognizes National Water Safety Month this May. The Be Smart, Buddy Up campaign will be adopted by both the Leadership Fellows at UW-Eau Claire and the city's Water Safety Task Force.
Free ride service now available to UW-Eau Claire students
Campus Cab is a free ride service for UW-Eau Claire students. The service was created to offer students a safe, free transportation option after 7 p.m.
Open forums to feature student assistance coordinator candidates
Student Affairs/Dean of Students Office invites faculty and staff to open forums featuring presentations by the candidates for the position of student assistance coordinator.