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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Melissa Gavin

Stay connected to UW-Platteville

As students, you are virtually connected to UW-Platteville and form bonds with classmates, instructors, and advisors. Upon graduation, you might feel as if you have been cut off from UW-Platteville. As an alumnus of UW-Platteville Online, you should never feel disconnected. The possibilities to stay involved are endless. Read more...

Matthew Meyer

Engineering student awarded scholarship

“After researching graduate programs throughout the country, I quickly came to the conclusion that conducting my graduate studies through the distance learning program at my alma mater was the best option.” Read more...

Keep on course with system-wide classes

Whether you need just a few general education credits (also known as gen eds) or you need everything from English to science, our relationship with UW-Colleges is one resource available to help you meet those requirements. Read more...

Military Advanced Education Award

Online degree programs make 'Military-Friendly' guide

Military Advanced Education (MAE) has included the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in its 2013 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities. Read more...

Amy Griswold

From the advising team

Are you thinking about taking summer courses? You just might be on to something. Read more...

Shawn Kudron

Quest to further education leads to MSCJ program

“Ever since I graduated with my bachelor’s degree, I had a desire to get my master’s degree,” said 2012 MSCJ graduate Shawn Kudron. Read more...

Kelly Curtiss

From the advising team

The semester is already half over. Do you feel you are on top of things, or are you starting to feel overwhelmed? Read more...

Janet Crittenden

Credentials count

“There were days that I wondered why I would do this. I enjoyed all of it. I thought it was hard. It required a lot of work,” she said. But Janet Crittenden’s hard work paid off. Read more...

UW-Platteville signs new online credits agreements

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville and its Distance Learning Center ( have reached credit transfer agreement with several schools in California. The pacts allow students of particular institutions to turn coursework into credits to put toward an online master’s degree program. Read more...

University of Wisconsin-Platteville a top 'Military Friendly School'

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville—a leader in online education (—has been named to the Military Friendly Schools ® list by Victory Media, Inc. The designation is awarded to the nation's top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their educational success. Read more...


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