#4 - Stout launches a new degree in cybersecurity
A Bachelor of Science program in cybersecurity, which was approved in April and started in September, addresses increasing demand for professionals in the field. The program, available on campus and online, “will allow UW-Stout to continue providing leadership and innovation to produce qualified cybersecurity professionals and meet both current and future business and government needs,” said Glendali Rodriguez, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs.
Also, an online major in individualized studies was approved to support adult learners who have some college credits and want to finish their degree.
#5 - Stout faculty, staff, and programs bring home statewide awards
A faculty member, staff member and program were honored with statewide honors. Professor Laura McCullough, physics, received a UW System Teaching Excellence award. Jo Johnson, Human Resources, received the UW System University Staff Excellence award. Stoutward Bound, an early-start bridge program for first-year multicultural students, received an educational diversity award from the State Council on Affirmative Action.
Additional UW System awards were received by Dr. Alex Hall, Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LBGTQ+ People, and Professor Masako Onodera, Outstanding Women of Color.