With careers spanning some combined 60-plus years in the education field, Jon and Dr. Tori Erickson have had an insider’s look at higher education – both the challenges students can face and the opportunities an education can provide. That’s why they hope their recent gift to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship will help more students access an education.
UW-Platteville to host inaugural Construction Safety Summit, welcome professionals from across countryWritten By: Alison Parkins | Published On: Jan 11, 2023 | Featured in: Industrial Studies, Press Release UW-Platteville, along with industry partners, is hosting the inaugural Construction Safety Summit, March 27-30. The event is open to construction safety professionals at any stage in their career, as well as manufacturers and distributors in the safety field.
Howell returns to UW-Platteville, discusses importance of diversity and representation in mental health counselingWritten By: Ruth Wendlandt | Published On: Nov 18, 2022 | Featured in: Campus & Community, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Brittany Howell, a licensed professional counselor, earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UW-Platteville and returned to her alma mater in December 2021, with the focus of providing counseling services to minority student populations.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville dedicated a Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2022. The memorial honors 12 UW-Platteville students and alumni who were killed in action in the Vietnam War. Nearly 300 people were in attendance at the dedication ceremony, including next of kin and friends of the 12 veterans being honored.