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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Discover our eight online programs

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville provides eight accredited online degree programs, including, appropriately, a master's degree in distance education leadership, which is receiving national attention as one of only three such programs in the country. Read more...

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...

Your opinion matters

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 (, 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’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...


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