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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Miller in Hawaii

Mandy Miller

Mandy Miller joined the DLC in 2014 when the organization was poised for major developments. As the new Integrated Marketing and Communications Specialist, it was her job to lead the print and digital projects that would support new ventures and help prospective students learn about UW-Platteville’s programs. Read more...

Michael Smith

Meeting a soldier's needs in the field and the virtual classroom

Michael Smith enrolled in the Master of Science in Integrated Supply Chain Management program at UW-Platteville to help him refine the skills he needs for his military career. Read more...

Randy Mentz

Randy Mentz

In nature photography, there is a nexus of quiet and beautiful natural environments, technical precision, anticipation of the right conditions, and the sheer luck sometimes required to get that perfect shot. This is what Randy Mentz, Research and Compliance Manager, calls his “happy place” — something he has been chasing ever since he developed an interest in nature photography. Read more...

William Yang

Differing paths lead to lifelong passions

Even at a young age for William Yang, following his passion was a priority, and recently, that passion became project management. Read more...

Nicole Ruchotzke

Nicole Ruchotzke

Nicole Ruchotzke is always looking for a new challenge. Whether it is changing her career or going out of her way to learn new things, she brings energy and enthusiasm to every project. Read more...

Program Coordinator Bill Haskins and Advisor Tania Pitzer presented Sablo with a certificate acknowledging his award from PMI®. Sablo will receive the official award at the PMI® conference in October.

Recent graduate wins a PMI® award

Gerald Sablo has a lot to be proud of. In the last year alone, Sablo graduated from UW-Platteville with his master’s degree in Project Management, earned a permanent position with the United States Census Bureau as its Liaison for Census Investigative Services, and won an international award from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Read more...

Transfer Credit Process

Understanding the transfer credit process

Whether you are a new admit to UW-Platteville Online or transitioning from one of our professional certification programs to a full degree plan, we have staff members and resources dedicated to helping you through each step of the transfer credit process. Read more...

Sargent with his daugher Allie

Group Work Yields A New Source of Support

When Cody Sargent was only a few courses into his Master of Science in Engineering program at UW-Platteville, he encountered his first group project. Read more...

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...


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