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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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Mike Zampaloni

'Experience, enthusiasm, and empathy' guide work of new MS engineering program coordinator

When he was approached to serve as the Director of EMS Graduate Programs and Program Coordinator for the online Master of Science in Engineering program for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Dr. Mike Zampaloni knew the position would bring both challenges and opportunities. Read more...


Congratulations, Spring 2018 Graduates!

The Division of Professional Studies faculty and staff would like to congratulate our spring 2018 graduates. You should be proud of all you have accomplished at UW-Platteville - we are! Read more...

2018 Alumni Board Scholarship Winners Selected

The Distance Education Alumni Board selected students Paige Rountree and Joshua LeBlanc as the 2018 recipients of its scholarship. Read more...

Caryn Stanley ballroom dancing

Caryn Stanley

As a ballroom dancer, Dr. Caryn Stanley knows that expertise comes from practice and self-confidence. She honors these same values in her work as an instructor and program coordinator for the Master of Science in Organizational Change Leadership program. Read more...

Elizabeth trains horses in her free time.

Alumna and mentor, an Integrated Supply Chain Management graduate shares her expertise

Over the past 14 years, Elizabeth Corrigan has held a variety of positions at Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Arizona. With a little help from her family, she found the Master of Science in Integrated Supply Chain Management program at UW-Platteville. Read more...

Dana Cecil Miller

Catching up with Dana Cecil Miller

Dana Cecil Miller graduated from the Master of Science in Criminal Justice program in 2010. Soon after, Miller began working at UW-Platteville, serving as the BSCJ program coordinator and teaching courses online and on campus. Read more...

Nicholas Lubcke at the spring 2018 commencement with his family.

Student graduates with top honors

Nicholas Lubcke is no stranger to hard work. Over the past several years Lubcke juggled an online education, family life with his wife and four children, and a career at Placon Corporation—a plastic packaging manufacturer in Madison, WI. Read more...

Heidi Hawk celebrated graduation with her coworkers

M.S. in Organizational Change Leadership graduate quietly leads change

As soon as Heidi Hawk began working as a recruiter for UW-Platteville, she knew she wanted to pursue a graduate degree. Read more...

Tim Bank teaching martial arts

Tim Bank

With so many of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s programs incorporating technology into their courses, the Division of Professional Studies knew they needed a specialist to guide this process. Enter Tim Bank. Read more...

Dr. Craig Wilson (left), Ahmed Sakr (center), and Laura Schieltz (right)

Graduation a dream come true for ISCM student

This spring, Ahmed Sakr joined over 1,200 UW-Platteville graduates at the University’s 200th commencement ceremony. Sakr said it was important for him to attend graduation so he could celebrate with everyone who helped him along the way. Read more...

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