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

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville—a leader in online education (GoUWP.com)—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...

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...

We're the 'Best School for Online Education'

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville earned a platinum (first place) award and named the" Best School for Online Education" in the 2012 Best of Wisconsin Business competition sponsored by Corporate Report Wisconsin (CRW). Read more...

Your opinion matters

Ever spot that sign on the back of a truck asking about a person's driving? Well, instead of outfitting our instructors with sandwich boards asking something similar, we decided to reach out to you, our students and alumni, to gauge the satisfaction of our online programs. Read more...

Important changes to federal financial aid

If you'll be a college student receiving federal financial aid in 2012-2013, several changes passed might affect you. Read more...

UW-Platteville signs credit agreement with University of California extensions

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville and its Distance Learning Center (UW-Platteville Online) have reached credit transfer agreements with several extensions of the University of California, Oakland, Calif. The partnerships give UC students an opportunity to join one of the most highly-regarded graduate-level engineering programs in the nation. 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...

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...

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