Friday Features - March 11, 2016

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Friday Features
March 11, 2016

Broadcasting students attend Wisconsin Broadcasters Association event

WBAFive media studies students attended the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association event in Madison, Wisconsin on Feb. 27. The group placed first for the Best TV Newscast for a broadcast they produced in spring 2015 as well as third place for Best TV Newscast for a broadcast done in fall 2015. Molly Christenson placed first for Best Long-Form Video. Since 2004, students who have worked with Pioneer TV-5 have won 12 WBA awards in four different categories.

The WBA is the only trade association, which supports, promotes and represents all radio and television broadcasters in Wisconsin. The WBA’s membership is comprised of 98 percent of all radio and television stations in Wisconsin, as well as associate member companies who provide services to the state’s broadcasting industry. Member services include a variety of education programs, state and national legislative and legal and regulatory advisory services, and a host of networking opportunities.

Faculty artwork on exhibit

Faculty Art WorkThe artwork of seven University of Wisconsin-Platteville art faculty and instructional staff members is on display at the UW-Platteville Art Faculty Exhibition through Friday, April 8, in the Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall.

Exhibition hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The exhibition includes a variety of artworks, from painting to fiber to ceramics.

Featured artists include Carole Spelić, senior art lecturer; Bruce Howdle, senior art lecturer; Richard Moninski, distinguished lecturer of art; Gregory Nelson, associate art professor; Daniel O'Brien, art lecturer; Diane Sterba, art lecturer; and Steve Vance, art professor.

Pioneer Sportsmen’s Club shooting team to compete at ACUI

The Pioneer Sportsmen’s Club shooting team at UW-Platteville will be competing at the annual national Association of Collegiate Unions International tournament in San Antonio, Texas April 1-3. The shooting team, which is composed of male and female students, will compete in American Trap, American Skeet, 5-Stand and Sporting Clays.

The team has trap shooting practice each Thursday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Cassville Conservation Club in Cassville, Wisconsin. They practice skeet shooting each Friday from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Dubuque Izaak Walton League in Peosta, Iowa.

The UW-Platteville Pioneer Sportsmen's Club Shooting Team members who will be going to the ACUI National Collegiate Clay Target Championship Tournament at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio include the following students: Collin J. Brunner, Tyler J. Buchanan, Calieb J. Cory, Dietric J. De Jager, Daniel T. Dombrowski, Donald F. Hansen Jr., James D. Kallian and Lacy J. Morris.

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