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Sign up for UW-Platteville’s Alumni Mentorship Program

Authored on: Jul 07, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
We all know earning a degree is important for enhancing one’s career, but it’s not the only step students can take to better position themselves for success. Knowledge of the workplace and the ability to make strong connections can prove just as valuable, which is why the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is pleased to offer the Alumni Mentee-Mentor Program—a resource for those seeking additional support outside of their studies.

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Pioneer Profiles: Clint Nemitz

Authored on: Jul 07, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
As the lead admissions specialist for the Center for Distance Learning, Clint Nemitz works with his team to connect prospective students with their desired academic programs.

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Accelerate your career with a UW-Platteville Organizational Change Leadership master’s degree

Authored on: Jul 07, 2020, Written by: Michael Sullivan, Ph.D., M.S., M.A.

What does it take to lead change in the 21st century workplace?  I remember my first time being trained on how to lead change while working for a U.S. automobile manufacturer.


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Virtual peer learning

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: Author:  Deborah Laurel | Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer, The Peer Learning Institute 
Instructor, UW-Platteville Peer Learning Workshops
Although virtual teams and collaboration have been in practice in recent years as an extension and addition to traditional work processes, the recent pandemic has turned auxiliary virtual into a permanent feature of how we live and work. Learning and professional development are no exception.

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The Business Process Re-Engineering Opportunity 

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: Mary Bjustrom | Process Re-Engineering Manager, Boeing Commercial Airplanes (retired) 
Instructor, UW-Platteville Business Re-Engineering Workshop
Methodology and guidance have significantly evolved since MIT Professor Michael Hammer published his first business process re-engineering article in the July-August, 1990, Harvard Business Review.

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CliftonStrengths® to improve remote team performance 

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: Bill Holder, PE | Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
I’m inspired by the people around me that are using their CliftonStrengths to pull their remote teams together and do great work. I want to share a few examples in the hope that they inspire you and your team. 

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UW-Platteville re-inventing youth summer camps virtually

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education staff
The UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute is re-inventing its summer youth series, rolling out 11 virtual camps in place of its traditional face-to-face offerings.

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Hansen looks forward to leading Professional Studies

Authored on: May 05, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
On May 12, Dr. Susan Hansen stepped into the role of interim dean for the Division of Professional Studies, which together is comprised of Continuing, Distance, and Online Graduate offerings. Previously, Hansen served as the associate vice chancellor of Academic Affairs at UW-Platteville, among other leadership roles.

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UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute’s free webinar series offers essential knowledge during pandemic

Authored on: May 05, 2020, Written by: Stephen Kelley
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Continuing Education Institute is providing a new, free resource to further its mission of nurturing lifelong learners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Happening right now, the Continuing Education Institute is offering the LearnForward series. It features six free online workshops, with local experts sharing valuable knowledge and leading conversations on relevant current topics in both the community and corporate worlds.

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Lancaster Community Fund to sponsor scholarships for College for Kids and Middle University

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Tamera Bradley

The Charles “Sonny” Tiedemann Charitable Fund awarded $1,000 to the UW-Platteville College for Kids program during the Lancaster Community Grant presentation ceremony held at Vesperman Farms. The check was received by Jessica Munz, program manager.


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Platteville Community Fund awards scholarships for College for Kids and Middle University

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Tamera Bradley

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville College for Kids program was granted $700 from the Robert and Marian Graham Community Fund, which will provide full scholarships for seven students to attend the 2020 program.


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Early Childhood Conference set for March 14

Authored on: Jan 01, 2020, Written by: Tamera Bradley
On Saturday, March 14, UW-Platteville's Continuing Education Institute will host its Early Childhood Conference, an annual conference where participants will enjoy a day of learning networking, and collaborating with others within the early childhood education field.

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Wisconsin history comes alive

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
You never know when inspiration might strike. For Mark Tully, it came in 1969 during a family tour of Gettysburg, Washington D.C., and other U.S. historic sites. Nearly five decades later, the power of history coming to life through reenactment still influences Tully and his Continuing Education course, “Wisconsin History—From Discovery to Statehood.”

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Division of Professional Studies to host divisional open house

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Eric Herbst
On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Division of Professional Studies will host an open house and block party showcasing its many offerings to the public.

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Romilia Schlueter joins team of early childhood educators

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
Romilia Schlueter has joined the team of early childhood educators for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Early Childhood Education Program, which is provided through the Continuing Education Institute.

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Date set for nature-based early learning forum

Authored on: Aug 08, 2019, Written by: Tammy Bradley

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announced today that early learning educators and childcare operators from around the state will come together on Saturday, Oct.


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UW-Platteville starts early with STEM education

Authored on: Aug 08, 2019, Written by: Jessica Munz
UW-Platteville recently offered two courses to spark children's interest in STEM and interact with real-life industrial robots.

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Winner announced for Wisconsin Lifetime Learner Award

Authored on: Apr 04, 2019, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Continuing Education Institute is pleased to announce that alumna Xochitl Ortega is the winner of the 2019 Wisconsin Lifetime Learner Award.

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Child care experts share their knowledge across the country 

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education

At the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Continuing Education Institute, our staff works hard to build relationships with learners no matter where they live.


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Human connection spurs online success for Preschool Credential student 

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
After spending 23 years in the childcare field, Tricia Lupiezowiec was confident in her ability and enjoyed her work. But when her boss at PleasanTime Child Care Center in Cambridge, Wisconsin proposed moving her from the Toddler room she’d spent the last 16 years in to their Preschool room, she felt a little nervous.

Matthew Janisch

Teacher and coach uses education to be a positive influence

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
When Matthew Janisch started coaching youth and high school football in Stoughton, Wisconsin, it unlocked a passion for teaching he didn’t know he’d had. However, he didn’t have a degree to pursue a full-time teaching career. Thankfully, he found a position as a Head Start Teaching Assistant with Reach Dane, an organization that was willing to help him advance his career.

Michele Turner

Teacher of teachers

Authored on: Feb 02, 2019, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
Michele Turner is part of three generations of child care providers. She got her start in child care with her mother, who opened Roberson Kiddie Lane Day Care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1989.

Randall Rodan

An artist always

Authored on: Dec 12, 2018, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
Randall Roden has always been an artist, with teacher coming in a close second. Roden earned his bachelor’s degree in art education from Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin; however, the job market for art teachers was not very strong after graduation. So, he founded his own company, Roden Creative, which specializes in graphic design, marketing, and photography.

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UW-Platteville thanks Dubuque Racing Association for contribution

Authored on: Dec 12, 2018, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Continuing Education Institute would like to thank the Dubuque Racing Association for its generous contribution regarding a needed renovation for the university’s pool, located in the Pioneer Activity Center.

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Child Care program wins award

Authored on: Dec 12, 2018, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Child Care Credential program has won the Online Learning Consortium’s, John R. Bourne Outstanding Online Program Award.