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Feb 09, 2016, 12:53 ET
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WGU Adds Master's in Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, is now accepting applications for its newest online master's degree program, M.S. in Cybersecurity...

Feb 05, 2016, 17:51 ET
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WGU to Recognize More than 7,300 Graduates at Semi-Annual Commencement in Orlando

 Tomorrow, Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, will honor more than 7,300 graduates at its 30th semi-annual commencement. And...

Jan 26, 2016, 13:00 ET
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National Survey Finds Students More Engaged, Having Better Overall Experience at WGU

 Although they study online and at their own pace, students at Western Governors University (WGU) report high levels of student engagement,...

Jan 07, 2016, 11:34 ET
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WGU Ranks as a Top Educator of Minorities in Nursing

For the second year in a row, Western Governors University (WGU) was among the top producers of nursing degrees awarded to minority students,...

Jan 05, 2016, 12:31 ET
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WGU Named a Top School by Military Advanced Education for 9th Consecutive Year

 Western Governors University (WGU) has been named a Top School by Military Advanced Education (MAE) for the ninth year in a row. In its 2016...

Dec 17, 2015, 12:50 ET
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New Year, New You: WGU Offers $250,000 in Scholarships to Help Students Start the New Year Off Right

 The start of a new year is the time for resolutions—whether it's losing weight, saving money, getting a new job, or going back to...

Dec 10, 2015, 11:00 ET

WGU Launches Master's in Integrated Healthcare Management

Western Governors University (WGU) is now accepting applications for a new online master's degree program aimed at preparing professionals for...

Dec 03, 2015, 11:13 ET
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USA Funds Recognizes WGU for Excellence in Student Loan Default Prevention

Western Governors University (WGU) has been awarded a certificate of excellence from USA Funds for achieving a significant reduction in its federal...

Nov 06, 2015, 13:57 ET
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WGU Announces $125,000 in New Scholarships for Veterans

In commemoration of Veterans Day and to honor all those who have served our country, nonprofit, online Western Governors University (WGU) is...

Oct 05, 2015, 12:24 ET

National Council on Teacher Quality Names WGU's Teachers College a 'Best Value'

Western Governors University's (WGU) Teachers College has again earned top honors in the nation, this time for being named the "best value" in...

Sep 24, 2015, 16:16 ET

WGU and Scholastic Helping Teachers Stock Classrooms

 As the new school year begins, schools and their teachers are seeking to stock up their classrooms with the materials they need. To help equip...

Sep 03, 2015, 12:04 ET

WGU Announces 100 Back-to-School Scholarships

 It's back-to-school time across America, but just because classes have already started on traditional campuses doesn't mean it's too late for...

Aug 26, 2015, 12:44 ET
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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...