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Sep 11, 2014, 11:53 ET

WGU Texas and Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Sign Partnership and Offer Scholarships for Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, WGU Texas has partnered with the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC), to...

Aug 25, 2014, 15:59 ET

WGU Texas Scholarship to Make "Back-to-School" a Reality for 100-Plus Working Adults

Back-to-school season is in full swing across the state. And while children and young adults are heading back to school, millions of working adults...

Aug 20, 2014, 11:58 ET

Students Receive "Go Further in Human Resources" Scholarship from WGU Texas

Today, WGU Texas announced the first five recipients of its "Go Further in Human Resources" Scholarships, created in partnership with Texas...

Aug 12, 2014, 17:07 ET

WGU Texas Announces New Scholarship for Students in Need of a "Lifesaver"

For the millions of Americans with some college credit but no degree, finally finishing that bachelor's or master's degree can truly be a...

Jul 29, 2014, 16:20 ET

White House Recognizes WGU as an Example of What Works in Postsecondary Education

 Western Governors University (WGU) —parent university of WGU Texas and the only U.S. university offering competency-based degree...

Jun 19, 2014, 12:09 ET

WGU Texas Launches New STEM Teachers Scholarship

 The online Teachers College of Western Governors University (parent university of WGU Texas), the nations' top producer of science and math...

Jun 18, 2014, 13:26 ET

WGU Teacher Education Program Ranked Number One by National Council on Teacher Quality

Western Governors University (WGU) Teachers College —parent university of WGU Texas (texas.wgu.edu)—has earned top honors for its...

Jun 11, 2014, 10:20 ET

Veronica Vargas Stidvent to Join WGU Texas as Chancellor

WGU Texas, texas.wgu.edu, has appointed Veronica "Ronnye" Vargas Stidvent as its new Chancellor. A native Texan and graduate of The University...

Jun 03, 2014, 12:50 ET

WGU Texas Student Enrollment Exceeds 5,000

Officials from nonprofit, online university WGU Texas, http://texas.wgu.edu, announced today that the university has surpassed the 5,000 mark in...

May 29, 2014, 12:52 ET

WGU Texas Announces New Online Master's Degree Program in Accounting

Officials from online, nonprofit WGU Texas, http://texas.wgu.edu, announced today the launch of a new business master's degree program, the Master...

May 06, 2014, 12:42 ET

KIPP Houston and WGU Texas Sign Agreement

KIPP Houston Public Schools and WGU Texas, http://texas.wgu.edu, announced today the signing of an articulation agreement that provides its...

May 05, 2014, 14:11 ET

WGU Texas Announces Over $55,000 in College Scholarships

Today, officials from online, nonprofit university WGU Texas announced that in addition to its well-known Finish to Go Further program,...

Apr 10, 2014, 12:08 ET

WGU Texas Partners with Fort Bend County to Make Higher Education More Affordable

Fort Bend County and WGU Texas, texas.wgu.edu, announced today the signing of an articulation agreement that allows Fort Bend County employees to...

Apr 08, 2014, 12:05 ET

WGU Texas Celebrates National Nurses Week with New RN Scholarships

To commemorate National Nurses Week 2014 (May 6 to 12), and to fill the growing need for a robust, well-educated nursing workforce throughout the...

Mar 04, 2014, 12:16 ET

San Jacinto College Partners with WGU Texas to Offer Students and Staff Guaranteed Pathways into Nursing

Officials from online, nonprofit university WGU Texas (texas.wgu.edu) and San Jacinto College announced today the signing of a guaranteed pathway...

Oct 24, 2013, 16:34 ET

Online University WGU Texas Helps 556 Texans Earn Degrees in 2013

WGU Texas Hosts Second Annual Commencement Ceremony for Graduates  For Michael Cole (Abilene), the journey to earn his Master of Science...

Sep 18, 2013, 12:21 ET

Nonprofit Online University WGU Texas Offers Hispanic Achievers Scholarships for Hispanic Heritage Month

 In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, nonprofit, online university WGU Texas, http://texas.wgu.edu, has partnered with the Greater...

Aug 07, 2013, 15:21 ET

Online, Nonprofit WGU Texas Celebrates Second Anniversary with more than 4,000 Students

Two years ago this month, Governor Rick Perry, with strong bipartisan legislative support, signed an executive order establishing the state's only...

Jul 29, 2013, 14:26 ET

WGU Texas Welcomes New Chancellor, Ray Martinez

Longtime champion of Texas higher education to serve as new leader of online university  WGU Texas, (texas.wgu.edu), the nonprofit,...

Jul 23, 2013, 15:28 ET

New Partnership between WGU Texas and South Texas College Creates Transfer Program for Bachelor's to Master's Degrees in Technology and Healthcare Management

 A new partnership between online, nonprofit university WGU Texas and South Texas College will provide new options for earning graduate degrees...