Distance Learning

Jesse Ruegsegger

Recipient Selected for Outstanding Business Student of the Year Award

Authored on: May 05, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Center for Distance Learning is pleased to announce Jesse Ruegsegger as this year’s Outstanding Business Student of the Year.

Spring campus

UW-Platteville continues to grow in online education; celebrating 42 years of experience

Authored on: May 05, 2020, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
For more than 40 years, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been an institutional leader in distance education. In 1978, UW-Platteville started a print-based program and then in 1999 the institution became the first public university in Wisconsin to offer degrees online. This experience in leadership helped make a smooth transition when the university and the branch campuses went into alternative delivery mode in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Susan Hansen

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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Why a master’s degree in supply chain management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is a good investment in your future

Authored on: May 05, 2020, Written by: Xiaotong Liu, Assistant Professor, School of Business

From small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, supply chain is the beating heart of a company's operations and is essential for its success.


Jesse Ruegsegger

Distance student overcomes obstacles to be elected valedictorian

Authored on: Apr 04, 2020, Written by: Eric Herbst
Over a decade ago, Jesse Ruegsegger found himself at the lowest point of his life, but a journey of recovery ended with him receiving not only the strength to forgive himself, but also academia’s highest honor.

Fall campus

Introducing the Division of Professional Studies

Authored on: Aug 08, 2018, Written by: UW-Platteville Continuing Education

Distance and Continuing Education at UW-Platteville are undergoing a transformation. After months of consideration and research, Alternative Delivery Systems is being renamed and rebranded as the Division of Professional Studies.


Dr. Craig wilson

First dean of distance, continuing, and graduate education chosen

Authored on: Dec 12, 2017, Written by: Dan Wackershauser
Dr. Craig Wilson will be the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s first dean of distance, continuing, and graduate education. Following a national search by an internal committee, Wilson will officially join UW-Platteville on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.