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UW-Platteville Selected as a Top School in Military Advanced Education's 2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities

Platteville, Wis., January 26, 2015 – Military Advanced Education (MAE) has awarded the University of Wisconsin-Platteville a Top School designation in its 2015 MAE Guide to  Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The Guide is available online at www.mae-kmi.com. 

From community colleges to state universities, online universities and nationally known centers of higher learning, MAE’s 2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities arms students with information about institutions that go out of their way to give back to our men and women in uniform.

Now in its eighth year of publishing the Guide, MAE was the first publication to launch a reference tool of this type. This year, institutes were evaluated on their military culture, financial aid, flexibility, on-campus support and online support services. Each school’s performance rating by category is represented by an easy-to-recognize dashboard. This enables prospective students to quickly target schools that follow best practices in military education, and then put these in context with other academic or career considerations.

“We believe the Guide serves as an invaluable tool for both education services officers and transition officers when advising service members about their educational opportunities,” said Kelly Fodel, MAE’s editor. “We used strict criteria to individually evaluate the submissions of respondents, and we had a record number of schools participating this year.”

“Receiving this designation is a great honor. It acknowledges our commitment to providing a quality education to both our active military and veteran students no matter where they are, across the country or on the other side of the world,” said Dawn Drake, executive director of Alternative Delivery Systems for UW-Platteville.

Visit www.mae-kmi.com for online access to MAE’s 2015 Guide to Colleges and Universities, or pick up a copy of the December issue of Military Advanced Education.

About Military Advanced Education and KMI Media Group, Inc.

Military Advanced Education (www.mae-kmi.com) serves education services officers (ESOs) and transition officers (TOs) at every U.S. military installation, along with the servicemembers they counsel.  Published 10 times yearly, MAE’s editorial coverage includes exclusive interviews with military executive leadership, educators, and members of Congress; best practices; career and transition spotlights, servicemember, school, and program profiles, and periodic special reports. KMI Media Group, Inc. (www.kmimediagroup.com) is the leading independent publisher of targeted information about military requirements, technologies and operations. Serving as a unique forum for senior military and Department of Defense leadership, KMI focuses on distinct and essential communities within the defense market.

About the University of Wisconsin-Platteville
The university offers eight degrees entirely online: master’s degrees in Organizational Change Leadership, Project Management, Criminal Justice, Engineering, Distance Education Leadership and Integrated Supply Chain Management, along with bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Criminal Justice. Visit www.GoUWP.com, call 800.362.5460 or e-mail DistanceEd@uwplatt.edu to learn more about opportunities at UW-Platteville Online.