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Aug 26, 2015, 12:44 ET
From left to right: Bees GM Marc Amicone, WGU CMO Patrick Partridge, Sage the Night Owl, Tyler Roberts, Oscar Gonzales, Jocelyn Jensen, and Richard Schultz

WGU and Salt Lake Bees Award Four Students Tuition for One Year

 Western Governors University (WGU) and the Salt Lake Bees teamed up to grant scholarships worth a year's tuition to four local students prior...

Aug 14, 2015, 11:31 ET

50,000 Graduates in 15 Years: Class of Summer 2015 Marks Major Milestone for WGU

On Saturday, August 15, Western Governors University (WGU) will hold its 29th semi-annual commencement in Salt Lake City. In addition to...

Jul 23, 2015, 13:13 ET

WGU Named Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing

The National League for Nursing (NLN) has named the nursing programs offered by Western Governors University (WGU) as a 2015 Center of...

Jul 22, 2015, 11:32 ET

WGU Adds Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management

Western Governors University (WGU), a national leader in online healthcare and business education, has added a new degree program aimed at...

Jun 18, 2015, 14:22 ET

WGU to Host New Accountable Care Learning Collaborative

 Western Governors University (WGU), a national leader in innovative healthcare education, announced today that it will host the new...

Jun 05, 2015, 15:04 ET

WGU to Launch Journal of Competency-Based Education

 Western Governors University (WGU) announced today that it will partner with Wiley to establish a new scholarly publication, The Journal of...

Jun 04, 2015, 12:21 ET

WGU Announces No Tuition Increase for the 8th Straight Year

 Western Governors University (WGU) announced today that it will not increase tuition or fees for another year. The nonprofit, online...

May 14, 2015, 13:35 ET

WGU and Red Cross Partner to Boost Student Volunteerism, Access to Affordable Education for Employees and Volunteers

 The American Red Cross has entered into an agreement with Western Governors University (WGU), making the online, competency-based university a...

May 13, 2015, 12:43 ET

WGU Awarded Seventh Straight Best of State Medal for Best Online Education

 For the seventh consecutive year, Western Governors University (WGU) has been awarded Utah's Best of State medal for best online education....

May 12, 2015, 11:59 ET

WGU and Scholastic Celebrate Educators with Teacher Appreciation Sweepstakes

To recognize and celebrate the dedication and accomplishments of educators nationwide, Western Governors University (WGU), and Scholastic have...

Apr 28, 2015, 13:53 ET

WGU Wins Two Awards for Excellence in Distance Learning

 The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented Western Governors University (WGU) with two awards for excellence in...

Apr 28, 2015, 12:59 ET

Four Utah Students Get a Year of College Tuition, Courtesy of WGU and the Utah Jazz

 Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, and the Utah Jazz have teamed up to provide four Utah students with a full year of...

Apr 15, 2015, 17:19 ET

WGU Announces Nursing Leadership Grad Degree Scholarship

Western Governors University (WGU) has announced a new scholarship opportunity for nursing master's degree students honoring the leadership and...

Apr 09, 2015, 13:25 ET
WGU Chief Financial Officer David Grow, UR&R Vice President Kurt Sagovac, WGU Vice President of Public Relations Joan Mitchell, and WGU Chief Marketing Officer Patrick Partridge pose with WGU's 2015 Best Value School Award.

WGU Named "Best Value School" by University Research & Review for Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, nonprofit online Western Governors University (WGU) has been recognized by University Research & Review...

Mar 30, 2015, 19:19 ET

Nursing Executive Linda Knodel Named to WGU Nursing Program Council

 Western Governors University (WGU)  has appointed  Linda Knodel, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for St. Louis-based...

Mar 26, 2015, 13:50 ET

WGU Celebrates Nurses with $75,000 in Scholarships

To honor nurses for their commitment to community health and to commemorate upcoming National Nurses Week 2015, Western Governors University (WGU)...

Mar 13, 2015, 13:19 ET

WGU to Award $400,000 in Scholarships for Current and Aspiring Teachers

 The university with the top-ranked teacher education program in the country—Western Governors University (WGU)— will award...

Mar 04, 2015, 11:00 ET

Gallup-Purdue Index Finds WGU Grads Have Great Jobs, Great Lives

 Graduates from Western Governors University (WGU) are more likely than graduates from other U.S. universities to have the jobs they want, feel...

Feb 13, 2015, 12:52 ET

WGU a Top Producer of Minority Nurses

 Western Governors University (WGU) awards the fourth-largest number of bachelor's degrees in nursing and the ninth-largest number of master's...

Feb 06, 2015, 09:01 ET

WGU to Recognize More than 6,700 Graduates at Semi-Annual Commencement

Online, nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU) will honor more than 6,700 graduates at its 28th semi-annual commencement. And although they...