Kokou Gadedji

Gadedji receives Excellence in International Advising Award

Authored on: Aug 08, 2022, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
As a former international student himself, earning degrees in two different continents, Kokou Gadedji, assistant professor at the UW-Platteville School of Business, can relate to the challenges and rewards of adapting to new countries and cultures. Gadedji is being recognized with this year’s Excellence in International Advising Award.

Tammy Salmon-Stephens

Staff honored for commitment to international students

Authored on: Aug 08, 2021, Written by: Alison Parkins
Three current and former staff members at UW-Platteville are being honored with the 2021 Excellence in International Advising Award for their significant positive impact on the international student population at the university.

Nuria Madueno Morales

From Peru to Platteville, Madueno Morales prepares to graduate

Authored on: Dec 12, 2020, Written by: Alison Parkins
When Nuria Madueno Morales traveled from her hometown of Lima, Peru, to UW-Platteville in January 2019, she expected to be on campus only one semester as part of an international exchange program. Now, nearly two years later, she is preparing to graduate from UW-Platteville with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, after finding opportunities and support on campus that made it feel like home.

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.

Governor Evers with UW-Platteville officials

UW-Platteville officials to accompany Gov. Evers to Japan

Authored on: Aug 08, 2019, Written by: Paul Erickson

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chancellor Dennis J. Shields and Vice Chancellor for University Relations/Chief of Staff Rose Smyrski will accompany Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on his first-ever international trade mission to Japan.

cultural exchange program participants

Cultural exchange program brings visiting scholars to campus

Authored on: Aug 08, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins
UW-Platteville hosted five scholars from the South-Central University for Nationalities in Wuhan, China, as part of a cultural exchange program. The six-month program, which wraps up this week, provides the scholars an opportunity to participate in intensive language study, observe UW-Platteville classes and engage in cultural activities.

Dr. Shan Sappleton

Sappleton receives Excellence in Advising International Students Award

Authored on: Jul 07, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

Dr. Shan Sappleton, associate professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, received the Excellence in Advising International Students Award for her efforts in helping further international experiences at the university.

Charlie Schoenberg teaching at Guangwai-Pacelli High School

Alumnus delivers world history, economics to students in China

Authored on: May 05, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumnus Charlie Schoenberg '18 was initially drawn to the field of education because he wanted to walk in the footsteps of the amazing educators who had challenged him to think, grow and reflect as a learner.

Agriculture students in New Zealand reviewing an elevation map

School of Agriculture students gain experience abroad

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Kristie Chipera

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Agriculture offered three new short-term education abroad programs over the winter break, which allow students to take a course taught abroad by one or more UW-Platteville faculty members.

Youkuan (Simon) Yan

International student crosses ocean to pursue education degree at UW-Platteville

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

About three years ago, after much research, thought and consideration, Youkuan Yan made a decision that altered the course of his life: he decided to leave his hometown of Wuhan, China, and travel more than 7,100 miles to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to pursue his dream of becoming a teacher.

On the steps of Bascom Hall

Students gain insight into value of German studies at statewide conference

Authored on: Feb 02, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

Three University of Wisconsin-Platteville students gained insight into the value of German skills and studies at “The Graduate School Experience in German” held at UW-Madison. The UW-Platteville group, led by Dr.

Engineers without Borders meeting the community

Engineers Without Borders travel to Ghana to begin construction on new school

Authored on: Feb 02, 2019, Written by: Abbey Pignatari

In early January 2019, seven members of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Engineers Without Borders chapter traveled to the community of Chinderi in Ghana for three weeks. Chinderi is about six to seven hours from Accra, the capital of Ghana.