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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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Celebrating success for National Distance Learning Week

Colleges and universities across the nation will celebrate National Distance Learning Week November 5-9,2018. Read more...


What do you need to know about Canvas?

Beginning in January 2019, all UW-Platteville online courses will be available in a new learning management system called Canvas, which is replacing Desire2Learn. Read more...

Easton Sharpe

Student veteran makes his mark at Michelin

While in the U.S. Air Force, Easton Sharpe coordinated the movement of weapons all over the world. This piqued his interest in logistics and got him thinking about his next steps. He found the Master of Science in Integrated Supply Chain Management from UW-Platteville in a review from U.S. News and World Report, and though intrigued, he was a little nervous. Read more...


Congratulations, Summer 2018 Graduates!

The Division of Professional Studies faculty and staff would like to congratulate our summer 2018 graduates. We’re proud of all you have accomplished at UW-Platteville—and you should be too! Read more...

Samantha Jozwiak

Potential Realized

Samantha Jozwiak’s educational path has not been as straightforward as most students. Needing to work full-time to support herself, she left high school in 2007. Read more...

Noelle with her husband

There and Back Again: Business Administration welcomes ISCM alumna as new instructor

When it comes to online learning, not many can say they have experience performing the roles of both student and teacher, yet this is exactly the case for Noelle Jones. Read more...

Grace Gu

Grace Gu

If you’re looking to develop an online course for UW-Platteville, Jiangyue (Grace) Gu will be there for you. Read more...

Jany and his wife, Luciana Pinheiro, with Michael Bloomberg, former New York City mayor and founder of Bloomberg L.P.

Education, experience, and aptitude

It was an early calling to serve his community and country that led Master of Science in Criminal Justice alumnus Eduardo Jany on his career path, an intermingling of service and education. Read more...

Campus Career Propelled by Online Education

Amanda Witzig has worked for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for over five years, currently serving as the visit coordinator for prospective students planning a trip to campus. The time in her position has aided Witzig in building a solid knowledge of the campus community, and she expanded this knowledge as an online student in the UW-Platteville Business Administration program. Read more...

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