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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Lottery career in the cards for BSCJ student

One of only two lottery investigators for the Wisconsin Department of Revenue earns degree at UW-Platteville Read more...

Graduate receives Honorary Lifetime Pioneer Award

Tom Gunderson returned 20 years later to complete his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in criminal justice Read more...

Internship provides real-life career preparation

When Alicia Paske decided to do a 320-hour internship as part of her BSCJ degree, she had no idea she would gain so much hands-on experience. Her first day with the Columbia County, Wisconsin, Sheriff’s Office started with an autopsy and a death investigation. Read more...

Credentials offer competitive advantage

Scott Knapp values the competitive edge distance education offers to those who are already established in their careers Read more...

New BSCJ advisor joins the DLC

New BSCJ advisor joins the DLC Read more...

New coordinator joins the Distance Education Leadership program

Julie Kimbler has joined the Distance Learning Center as the Coordinator of the Master of Science in Distance Education Leadership (DEL) program. The program is designed for professionals working within distance/online higher education administration, policy analysis, and academics. Julie will manage all aspects of the program. Additionally, she’ll lead research, assessment, and faculty development efforts within distance education at UW-Platteville. Read more...

Diverse interests an asset in law enforcement

Eric Severson has worked in law enforcement for almost thirty years, but that wasn’t his original plan. Read more...

Making the move to a real career

Tracy Smith earned her business administration degree and now works with UPS Read more...

Power plant job leads to new career

“I pull all of my degree into this job. I absolutely love it." Read more...

It takes an education

Overseas project changes lives, earns international recognition Read more...

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