The Pioneer Post

The Pioneer Post is a resource by University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide online students with tips and information about distance education.


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August 19, 2014
As part of our efforts to continuously improve the student experience, we’ve updated, revised and added new features to our website, the PASS system and more. Read more...
June 19, 2014
The team at the Distance Learning Center strives to establish a pathway to success for all our students. We have recently updated some of the tools we provide, and we encourage you to explore our student resources and PASS tip sheets. Read more...
May 20, 2014
When you work in a country recovering from war, hard work and determination are crucial to meeting your goals. Joshua Wadley has never been afraid of hard work, and he applies this mindset to both his education and his work. Read more...
April 28, 2014
If you are taking courses this summer, please take a few minutes to review the following: Read more...
April 11, 2014
During their annual fall meeting, the UW-Platteville Distance Education Alumni Board selected MSPM graduate Peter Mihalick to serve as president for the 2013–2014 school year. Mihalick has a dedication to UW-Platteville that makes him an excellent candidate for the position. Read more...
March 24, 2014
Amy Larson was happy with her job as a Senior Specification Analyst at John Deere Dubuque Works, but saw potential to grow with the company in their expansive supply management division. Read more...
March 24, 2014
Marvin Williams looks for opportunities where they may not be obvious. His OCL courses have allowed Williams to share and receive different perspectives on change. But what sets him apart from his classmates is Williams is one of only two teachers currently in the program. Read more...
March 24, 2014
When the time came for Lisa Talbot to complete her capstone for her Master of Science in Project Management, her professors and advisor encouraged her to think outside the box. With their support, Talbot took on a challenge with a personal connection: she organized a fund raiser for pulmonary fibrosis research. Not only was she managing a major event, she was joining her father’s battle against the disease. Read more...
March 24, 2014
New graduates know all too well the difficulties of the job hunt that ensues once the diplomas are handed out. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Kiris Brockmiller wasn’t prepared for what came next. “I didn’t really think I’d have that hard of a time getting a job, but the real world kind of slapped me in the face.” Read more...

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