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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Grading scale can affect your financial aid

Please note that the Financial Aid Office and the Distance Learning Center is monitoring your grade point average (GPA) for any potential impact on your financial aid. Read more...

Criminal justice student earns Dawn Drake Scholarship

Kari Nuszkiewicz, a student in UW-Platteville's online criminal justice master's program, has received the Dawn Drake Excellence in Distance Education Scholarship worth $500. Read more...

We're one of America’s Top Military-Friendly Colleges

For the third consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and its Distance Learning Center (www.GoUWP.com), have been named to Military Advanced Education's 2012 Guide to Top Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities. Read more...

Top 20 'Best Buy' in nation

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has reached a top 20 spot in GetEducated.com’s "Best Buys" for an online master's degree in criminal justice. It's the second time in less than five months that UW-Platteville Online has earned a Best Buy designation. Read more...

University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Distance Education programs reach 1,000 graduates

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Distance Education programs (UW-Platteville Online) has surpassed 1,000 graduates. From its beginning as an innovative correspondence service, the program now reaches more than 2,500 students worldwide. Read more...

In the winner's circle: UW-Platteville Online graduate wins national award

Chuck Millhollan, a 2003 graduate of UW-Platteville Online’s master program in project management, earned the 2011 Kerzner Award sponsored by the International Institute for Learning Inc. (ILL) and administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading project management member association. Read more...

Don’t be a victim of textbook bait and switch

Don't order the international edition of your course textbook. Ten percent of our students enrolled in Global Business have learned that if it sounds too good to be true, it is. While the international versions might be cheaper, they'll not be compatible with your courses. Read more...

University of Wisconsin-Platteville professor earns certification

Scott Wright, Ph.D., P.E., assistant professor of project management at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and its Distance Learning Center, is the first employee at UW-Platteville to receive the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Credential from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Read more...

UW-Platteville reaches new transfer agreement with Northwestern University

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Master of Science Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program has reached a credit transfer agreement with Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC). The partnership allows graduates of the police management program to transfer specific completed course credits to UW-Platteville’s MSCJ degree program. Read more...

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