Corporate Relations

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.