Business & Leadership

Pioneers showcase leadership with “Plarn” at California conference

Pioneers showcase leadership with “Plarn” at California conference

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: Garrison Ledbury

Four University of Wisconsin-Platteville students recently presented “Plarn,” or “Plastic Yarn,” at the National Society of Leadership and Success’ annual conference at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California.


Alex Lund and Grace Faulkner won the Sherwin William's design contest.

Pioneers place first in American Marketing Association competition

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: Garrison Ledbury
Two UW-Platteville business students placed first in the annual American Marketing Association regional conference, hosted by UW-Whitewater.

German program

School of Business students study abroad in Germany

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
This summer, Les Hollingsworth, director of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Business, led a short-term faculty-led study abroad program to Hochschule Rhein Main in Wiesbaden, Germany.

Dr. Hao Chen

Pioneer Spotlight: Dr. Hao Chen connects marketing with the modern media age

Authored on: Sep 09, 2019, Written by: Garrison Ledbury

Dr. Hao Chen is celebrating his 10th year at UW-Platteville. Chen found his love of media and advertising at malls in his childhood when living in China.


Shawn Belling

Lifelong learning and professional success go hand-in-hand for Project Management graduate

Authored on: Sep 09, 2019, Written by: Eric Herbst

It’s no secret that Shawn Belling is a professional in his prime.


Industry 4.0 Impact on Manufacturing Workforce conference

UW-Platteville strengthens industry partnerships

Authored on: Jul 07, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s goal to build strategic partnerships with industry in Wisconsin, a group of faculty and staff members – from multiple disciplines across campus – recently participated in the Industry 4.0 Impact on Manufacturing Workforce conference, sponsored by the NEW Manufacturing Alliance.


Cow with students

UW-Platteville adds two associate degrees at branch campuses

Authored on: Jun 06, 2019, Written by: Paul Erickson

To offer students more educational opportunities and to help meet the region’s workforce demands, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is offering new associate degrees at its branch campuses, UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and UW-Platteville Richland


Dr. Lucie Kadjo, Amalia Adrian, Justin Fox, Jordan Burns and Carlie Rademacher

Students hear from world’s most successful investors at Berkshire Hathaway

Authored on: May 05, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins

A “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity is how several University of Wisconsin-Platteville students described their recent trip to the annual Berkshire Hathaway investors meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.


Sergio Romero

Student Advisory Board member maintains strong ties to UW-Platteville

Authored on: May 05, 2019, Written by: Amanda Miller

Sergio Romero lives and works two hours from Platteville in Delavan, Wisconsin, but he has managed to maintain a strong tie to the campus community as an alumnus and to the online community as a current student within the M.S.


Wayne Miller

Challenging the system: Project Management graduate's capstone project takes off

Authored on: Apr 04, 2019, Written by: Eric Herbst

For Wayne Miller, success is found in the journey, not the destination.

It’s a somewhat tired saying, but works well to describe Miller’s new position as Manager of Market Implementation at TDS Telecom—a telecommunications company headquartered in Madison, WI—of which he has been a part of for over 22 years.  


WiSYS Prototype Hackathon

Fourth iteration of WiSys Prototype Hackathon to be held at UW-Platteville

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Craig Sauer

Student teams will soon compete in WiSys’ fourth annual Prototype Hackathon for a $1,000 cash prize and a chance to develop their product commercially.


Steve Koldykowski

National Science Foundation and UW-Platteville a winning combination for supply chain student

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Megan Hinderman

Saying that working as a Supply Chain Specialist at Fastenal, the largest fastener distributor in North America, keeps Steve Koldykowski busy is an understatement. From forecasting and inventory to purchasing and order processing, he looks for improvements that will benefit the company and client alike.


Wisconsin Bankers Association event

School of Agriculture, Business collaborate to offer networking opportunities

Authored on: Feb 02, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins

At the recent Wisconsin Bankers Association’s open house, co-hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s School of Agriculture and School of Business, students had the opportunity to learn firsthand about careers in community banking and agriculture lending.


Sorayda Santos

Scholar, mentor, graduate: Project Management alumna works towards a better future

Authored on: Feb 02, 2019, Written by: Eric Herbst

When Sorayda Santos decided to pursue a project management certificate in 2016, she had little idea of the domino effect of accomplishments that would ensue. Only two years later, she had received her master’s degree in project management and earned two promotions.


organizational change leadership students and faculty

OCL students find a network of support through their online classmates

Authored on: Jan 01, 2019, Written by: Ashley McFadden

In spring 2018, Master of Science in Organizational Change Leadership students and classmates Debi McCullough and Jana Nelson met for a casual lunch in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.


Autumn Fisher

Scholar, mentor, champion: Project Management alumna lends a helping hand

Authored on: Jan 01, 2019, Written by: Ashley McFadden

During her time with UW-Platteville, Autumn Fisher has played many different roles—including one she still performs since graduating in the spring of 2017.


Quinn Crubel with his mom at graduation

Lessons from the classroom and the family farm

Authored on: Jan 01, 2019, Written by: Megan Hinderman

One of the first lessons you learn when growing up on a farm is the value of hard work. It’s a lesson that Quinn Crubel learned at the hands of his parents and five siblings on the cattle farm they run in Bloomington, Wisconsin. It was one of the many values his family instilled in him that would help prepare him for college.