UW-Platteville wraps up inaugural summer coding camps, introduces high school students to growing field

Authored on: Sep 09, 2022, Written by: Alison Parkins
UW-Platteville recently wrapped up its inaugural summer coding camps and hackathon, introducing nearly 60 high school students to the rapidly expanding computer science and cybersecurity fields. The camps – focusing on computer games programming, esports, and cyber defense – were the first of their kind to be offered in the region.

UW-Platteville to offer summer coding camps to high school students

Authored on: Mar 03, 2022, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
The UW-Platteville Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is offering three new, interactive summer coding camps for high school students.

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.

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.

Students collaborate with Dodgeville Elementary for Family Math Night

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

Sixteen University of Wisconsin-Platteville students recently collaborated with teaching staff at Dodgeville (Wis.) Elementary School to present Family Math Night for students and their families. It was the first time the program has been held for students from Early Childhood through fifth grade.

Students teach physical education homeschool program

Authored on: May 05, 2019, Written by: Abbey Pignatari

In a long-running partnership between the university and local community, University of Wisconsin-Platteville health and human performance majors are teaming up with members of the homeschool community through the UW-Platteville Physical Education Homeschool Program.

UW-Platteville offers opportunity for high school students to earn education credits

Authored on: Apr 04, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

To help combat the shortage of teachers in southwestern Wisconsin, especially in rural communities, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s School of Education has begun offering a dual credit course option for high school students.

Students lead family math night in Darlington

Authored on: Apr 04, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

Sixteen University of Wisconsin-Platteville elementary education students recently led “Power Up Your Math Skills Night” for students at Darlington (Wisconsin) Elementary School and their families.

Pioneering your future in STEM

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins

More than 325 middle school girls from across the tri-state area gathered at UW-Platteville on Feb. 26 and March 26 to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Students, alumnus aid Special Olympians

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

Five University of Wisconsin-Platteville students and an alumnus gained hands-on coaching experience with individuals with varying abilities by helping coach 30 members of three Platteville Special Olympics basketball teams, including two adult teams and one youth team.

UW-Platteville streams C++ class to local school district

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is collaborating with the Platteville School District in teaching students computer science.

Gavin creates new opportunities with Amazon Future Engineer sponsorship

Authored on: Feb 02, 2019, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt

Donna Gavin, senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been accepted into the Amazon Future Engineer program for her work with the Girls Who Code Club.

UW-Platteville to host 52nd annual band camp

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

This year marks the 52nd year of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Summer Band Camp to be held Sunday, July 7-Saturday, July 13.