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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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Cheryl in Epinal

Cheryl Lange

From her time studying at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, to teaching English in France, and later returning to her hometown of Platteville, Wisconsin, a love of language has shaped much of Cheryl Lange’s life. Read more...

Spring 2017 Commencement

Congratulations, Spring 2017 Graduates!

The Distance Learning Center faculty and staff would like to congratulate our recent spring 2017 graduates. Read more...

Corina Farez

Educational trifecta: a student gains a global perspective

As the co-owner and vice president at Wang Engineering in Lombard, Illinois, Corina Farez works with clients throughout the Midwest. Her experience, however, spans much further. Read more...

PASS remodel nearing completion

DLC staff members are entering the second phase of testing the PASS upgrade. Once completed, PASS will have a completely new look and feel. Read more...

Brad Jensen and family

Family motivates Marine to return to school

Brad Jensen doesn’t need a college degree for his job as an auto insurance claims adjuster nor for his part-time job selling appliances at Best Buy. So what made Jensen get his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration? Read more...

Danielle Bonin

Danielle Bonin

Even though she woke up early to get in a three mile run before work, Danielle Bonin is at her desk and smiling. Throughout the day, she seemingly never stops running as she goes from meeting to meeting, helping employees find the resources they need to be successful. Her job might seem exhausting to some, but Bonin is all energy. Read more...

Anne Lemke and family

Demonstrating Leadership by Serving Others

For Anne Lemke, servant leadership is not only a professional philosophy, but also a way to lead her life. As Lemke works toward her Master’s in Organizational Change Leadership degree, she is also dedicated to helping others receive the training needed to find work. Read more...

Michael O'Connor

A lifelong journey of learning

Of all of the words Michael O’Connor uses to describe himself—author, consultant, trainer, academic, practitioner—perhaps the most fitting is pracademic, which is defined as someone who is both an academic and a practitioner in his or her subject area. Read more...

Alternative Delivery Systems Executive Director Dawn Drake and Deb Rice at Rice’s 2004 graduation.

Instructor and alumna Deb Rice retires

Deb Rice first came to UW-Platteville as an undergraduate in the 1970s. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in 1975, and then years later returned to the university in the fall of 2000, graduating with a Master of Science in Criminal Justice in the spring of 2004. Read more...

Jeaneau Swenson

Education and Adaptation: ISCM student carves new path through coursework

Jeaneau Swenson knows that if there is one constant in life, it is change. Her father taught her to step back and look at the bigger picture, which helped her develop a keen ability to adapt to unexpected circumstances. Read more...


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