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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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...

UW-Platteville to offer new Child Advocacy Studies certificate to graduate students

Beginning in fall 2011, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will offer a new Child Advocacy Studies certificate to graduate students as part of the online Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program. The CAST certificate, which is designed to prepare students for the realities of child protection and serve the needs of learners who are specifically interested in professions that work directly with or among maltreated children, meets the mission of the National Child Protection Training Center, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Justice to end child abuse in the United States. Read more...

Know your academic advisor

Your academic advisor is here to serve you in a variety of ways. Though we will contact you several times as you progress through your program, we invite you to contact us anytime we can be of assistance. Read more...

BSCJ program forges two new articulation agreements

The UW-Platteville Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science Degree program recently forged two articulation agreements with Northcentral Technical College in Wausau and Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. Read more...

Academic planning for business administration students

Your credit evaluation documents are your golden ticket toward completing and earning your undergraduate degree. Even more important is to use them to create your academic plan. If you pencil in your courses at least two semesters out, we can work together to ensure you are meeting and scheduling prerequisite courses as needed. Read more...

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