The Pioneer Connection

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Your source foR Distance Learning at UW-Platteville

The Pioneer Connection is printed three times a year to share program information, highlight student accomplishments, and establish connections among students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

The Pioneer Connection online is e-mailed monthly to current students to provide timely reminders, news, and information about courses and students.

Special Publication


In 1978, UW-Platteville received funding from the UW System to initiate the Extended Degree Program (EDP), much to the credit of Dr. Kahtan Al Yasiri, then Dean of the UW-Platteville College of Business, Industry, and Communication.

First online graduate still has pioneering spirit - p. 12-13
Lisa Cousins won’t take all the credit for being the first graduate of UW-Platteville’s first online degree program nearly a dozen years ago.

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Pioneer Connection staff


Editor: Megan Hinderman
Writers: Kathy Droessler, Cheryl Lange, and Ashley McFadden
Designer: Christal Swigart

Pioneer Post

Read the latest distance education news in the Pioneer Post.

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