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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From the Director’s Chair

The UW-Platteville Distance Learning Center strives to provide our students with the best educational resources possible. Read more...

Financial Aid: What you need to know

Students come from many different backgrounds and have unique needs and concerns. But if there is one universal question, it would have to be, “How am I going to pay for this?” Financial aid is an option for many students, but it can often be a confusing process. Read more...

Small sacrifice, big reward

Education is one of the few things Dave Wilhelmi covets more than a hole-in-one on the golf course. So when he decided to pursue a master’s degree in distance education leadership (DEL), he was willing to make the sacrifice and put away his clubs. Read more...

Alumni Board helps grads stay in touch

As a student nearing graduation, you should be proud of all you have accomplished, and the Distance Learning Center would like to congratulate you on these achievements! Read more...

‘The Only Constant in Life is Change.’

If the university could grant an organizational change leadership degree for personal experience, Angella Donovan could have skipped the formalities. The first graduate of the Organizational Change Leadership program was highly motivated to apply, register, and complete her coursework in two years. Read more...

Project Management Plays Key Role in Groundbreaking Research

Genetic testing and research is a quickly growing field, and Amy Shutkin is at the forefront of this new technology Read more...

Are you on track?

It’s hard to believe we are just over halfway through the fall term. At this point, we encourage you to take a little time to ask yourself: Am I on track? Read more...

Student’s secret to success: Work ahead

Nate Katzenmeyer credits his success to time management, good instructors, and his habit of working ahead on assignments Read more...

Internship steered MSCJ graduate toward career path

Nancy Schneider never considered fraud investigation as a career until, while earning her master’s degree in criminal justice, she decided to complete an internship with the Department of Justice where she worked with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. “The internship is what turned my entire life onto the course that it is now on.” Read more...

Halfway there

Dion Shaw is on the right road to complete his degree Read more...

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