Corporate Relations

Hensel Phelps

Hensel Phelps shares special partnership with UW-Platteville

Authored on: Oct 10, 2022, Written by: Kristie Reynolds
UW-Platteville has a big supporter in Hensel Phelps – a commercial contractor and construction company headquartered in Colorado. The company comes to construction events, career fairs and has partnered with the university to speak to classes and host alumni Zoom events, providing faculty and students with insight into the construction industry and what the changes and challenges are.

UW-Platteville and DRA logos

UW-Platteville receives funding from DRA Core Grant, plans basketball tournament event

Authored on: Aug 08, 2022, Written by: Alison Parkins
UW-Platteville is the recipient of a 2022 DRA Core Grant that will help sponsor a men’s basketball tip-off classic tournament on the UW-Platteville campus this year.

Women in STEM Career Day

Women in STEM K-12 outreach and programming receives $5,000 grant

Authored on: May 05, 2022, Written by: Kristie Reynolds
UW-Platteville was recently awarded the Anderson Corporate Foundation Grant in the amount of $5,000 for Women in STEM K-12 outreach and programming.

Women in STEM Mentor event

We Energies Foundation supports Women in STEM outreach and programming

Authored on: May 05, 2022, Written by: Kristie Reynolds

The We Energies Foundation recently donated $5,000 to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Women in STEM program to support outreach and programming efforts. 

Liz Rehberg

Rehberg excels at Corteva Agriscience, UW-Platteville’s newest corporate sponsor

Authored on: Apr 04, 2022, Written by: Alison Parkins
Growing up on a small dairy farm in Northeast Wisconsin, Liz Rehberg, a 2010 graduate, always knew she would be involved in agriculture. Now, in her eighth year with Pioneer, Corteva Agriscience’s flagship seed brand, she has found her own way to help farmers.

JP Cullen at career fair

JP Cullen continues long-time support of Construction Management program

Authored on: Mar 03, 2022, Written by: Kristie Reynolds
JP Cullen continues to support its long-time relationship with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Construction Management program.

Group photo of students, faculty, Trane representatives

Students compete in inaugural energy blitz challenge, help Platteville businesses

Authored on: Mar 03, 2022, Written by: Alison Parkins
A dozen students recently competed against each other, while helping local Platteville businesses reduce their carbon footprint and save money, as part of Trane Technologies’ inaugural Carbon Reduction Energy Blitz Challenge at UW-Platteville. 

2022 Spring Construction Networking Event

Construction Networking Event offers a valuable opportunity to students, industry partners

Authored on: Feb 02, 2022, Written by: Alison Parkins
UW-Platteville recently hosted the 2022 Spring Construction Networking Event. Held twice a year, the event  allows UW-Platteville students to network with company representatives and learn about their projects, company culture, and job and internship opportunities.

Team of students work on cooling device for coffee maker

Students bring new ideas to popular household appliances

Authored on: Dec 12, 2021, Written by: Alison Parkins
UW-Platteville engineering students have had a hand in some of the new or redesigned household appliances recently hitting the market and industry trade shows, thanks to a partnership between Spectrum Brands and the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science’s Senior Design program. 

Pioneer Leaders

Green Bay Packers grant to enhance experience of student-athletes

Authored on: Nov 11, 2021, Written by: Alison Parkins
The UW-Platteville Foundation is the recipient of a $3,000 grant from the Green Bay Packers Foundation. The grant will help to enhance the Pioneer Leadership Institute, thereby having a direct impact on Pioneer student-athletes’ leadership and career development opportunities.  

Construction Career Day

UW-Platteville hosts Construction Career Day and Construction Networking event

Authored on: Oct 10, 2021, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
Hundreds of high school students from across the Midwest packed the UW-Platteville campus for the third annual Construction Career Day held on Oct. 6. The event featured nearly 300 students from 14 schools and dozens of construction companies.

FIRST Lego League

UW-Platteville’s FIRST LEGO League receives support from community

Authored on: Oct 10, 2021, Written by: Kristie Reynolds
Community partners have stepped up to provide support for UW-Platteville's new FIRST LEGO League, a program that introduces STEM to children ages 4 to 16.


IDEA Hub Accelerator launch to feature local startups

Authored on: Sep 09, 2021, Written by: Alison Parkins
UW-Platteville, in partnership with the Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, will host the grand opening of the new IDEA Hub Accelerator on Monday, Oct. 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The IDEA Hub 3D Launch is open to the public to attend virtually or in person at the Platteville Incubator.

EMS Engineering Seminar Series

Fall Engineering Seminar Series announced

Authored on: Sep 09, 2021, Written by: Kristie Reynolds
UW-Platteville College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, in conjunction with UW-Platteville Corporate Relations, is bringing real-world engineering projects to students, faculty and the friends of the university, through the fall 2021 EMS Engineering Seminar Series.

Pictured left to right are Julie Soja and Stephanie Young.

UW-Platteville receives Kimberly-Clark donation, benefiting several campus programs

Authored on: Jun 06, 2021, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
UW-Platteville received a donation on Friday from Kimberly-Clark totaling more than 280 boxes of diapers and period products, benefiting several campus and community programs. The donation will be distributed to The Red Basket Project at UW-Platteville, Pioneer Provisions, the Children’s Center, and partners of the Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program, Inc.

Richland Center Campus

UW-Platteville Richland receives funding from We Energies Foundation to support expanding outreach to underserved communities

Authored on: Jun 06, 2021, Written by: John Christensen
UW-Platteville Richland will be expanding three of its new Professional Pathways programs, thanks to a new grant from the We Energies Foundation.  The $5,000 grant, all targeted for the UW-Platteville Richland’s service area, will fund outreach efforts for programs for area high school students, particularly in traditionally underserved communities working toward enrolling in college.

Husco International

Engineering company partners with UW-Platteville to create Husco Scholars Program

Authored on: Jun 06, 2021, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
Husco International, a manufacturing and engineering company in Waukesha, Wisconsin, is giving UW-Platteville mechanical engineering students the opportunity to work full-time while pursuing their education. It is part of the Husco Scholars Program, through which the company will pay 100% tuition assistance for students earning degrees through UW-Platteville Engineering Partnerships.

UW-Platteville construction management program

UW-Platteville designated as official OSHA training center

Authored on: May 05, 2021, Written by: Alison Parkins
UW-Platteville was recently designated as an official Mid-America OSHA Education Center training site, making it one of the only universities with a construction management program to be designated as such. 

Morgan Hartman

Alumna credits UW-Platteville experience for engineering career

Authored on: Apr 04, 2021, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt

University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Morgan Hartman, a 2018 industrial engineering graduate, credits her experience as a student-athlete with giving her the tools to become a marketing engineer for centrifugal water-cooled chillers at

WiSTEM Banquet

Student success drives renewed UW-Platteville, Alliant Energy partnership

Authored on: Jan 01, 2021, Written by: Alison Parkins and Lindsay Dietmeier
A longtime supporter of UW-Platteville students, Alliant Energy recently furthered its commitment by pledging continued support to several College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science programs for 2021–22 and signing on as a premier corporate partner with UW-Platteville Intercollegiate Athletics.

fall campus

New apprenticeship program offers students unique opportunity

Authored on: Oct 10, 2020, Written by: Alison Parkins
The School of Business recently announced a new partnership with Foster MSP. The collaboration will offer students a unique apprenticeship opportunity, providing them with a valuable, rare skillset to give them an edge in a growing field.

Dr. Harold Evensen in Internet of Things Lab

Responding to industry needs, UW-Platteville rolls out Internet of Things curricula

Authored on: Sep 09, 2020, Written by: Alison Parkins
The growing interconnectedness of smart devices – known as the “internet of things” – is changing the way the manufacturing industry operates and the products it produces, and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is continuing to lead the charge of ensuring that the next generation workforce is prepared for these changes.

Hannah Exner

Exner finds new opportunities, skills with virtual internship

Authored on: Sep 09, 2020, Written by: Alison Parkins
When Hannah Exner accepted a summer internship offer last September, she expected to spend the summer of 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, working for Thermo King – a Trane Technologies brand. But when the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold last spring, Exner began to worry about the possibility of her internship being canceled. Thanks to longstanding relationships with UW-Platteville, many industry partners like Trane Technologies, made it a priority to honor these internship commitments, finding creative solutions to provide meaningful experiences.

Student wearing face mask at Welcome Weekend

Lands’ End donates facemasks for UW-Platteville’s Welcome Weekend

Authored on: Sep 09, 2020, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
As hundreds of Pioneers participated in Welcome Weekend at UW-Platteville, one area business is helping to keep students safe as they embark on the fall semester. Lands’ End headquartered in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, partnered with the university to donate more than 1,000 face coverings to help protect against COVID-19.