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Nov 28, 2016, 15:16 ET WGU Washington Announces Partnership with Educational Service District 113

In a continuing effort to increase access to high-quality college education for working adults in Washington state, WGU Washington announced today...


Nov 16, 2016, 14:55 ET WGU Washington Tops 10,000 Student Enrollment Milestone

For the first time ever, WGU Washington's current, annual enrollment has topped 10,000 students. The online, competency-based university graduates...


Nov 02, 2016, 17:23 ET WGU Washington Announces New Scholarships for Veterans and Their Spouses

WGU Washington is helping veterans and their spouses go back to school. The online university announced today it's launching the WGU Salute to...


Sep 21, 2016, 15:05 ET WGU Offers $200,000 in Scholarships to ITT Tech Students

 As more than 40,000 students – including hundreds living in Washington – consider their educational options following the closure...


Aug 18, 2016, 17:10 ET WGU Reduces Student Debt by 41 percent

 Western Governors University (WGU) is being lauded for reducing student debt and helping address a nationwide problem in higher education. The...


May 04, 2016, 13:21 ET WGU Washington Honors Nurses with New Scholarships

 To honor the important role nurses play in the safety and health of their communities and commemorate National Nurses Week 2016, WGU...


Mar 22, 2016, 13:49 ET WGU Washington Recognizes Graduating Military Personnel

Twenty-seven graduates of WGU Washington will be presented with military challenge coins on Saturday, April 16 at the university's fifth annual...


Dec 14, 2015, 15:41 ET WGU Washington Launches Master's in Integrated Healthcare Management

WGU Washington is now accepting applications for a new online master's degree program aimed at preparing professionals for senior leadership roles...


Oct 08, 2015, 12:25 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...


Oct 02, 2015, 12:29 ET WGU Washington and Scholastic Helping Teachers Stock Classrooms

 With the academic year underway, schools and their teachers are working to keep classrooms stocked with the materials needed to help students...


Sep 04, 2015, 11:47 ET WGU Washington Announces Scholarships to Help Mid-Career Adults Go Back to School

 It's back-to-school time across our state. While boys and girls all over Washington are kicking off another year of classes, however, far too...


Mar 18, 2015, 17:40 ET WGU Washington Offers $40,000 in Scholarships to Current and Aspiring Teachers

WGU Washington is offering $40,000 to students interested in pursuing a degree in teaching through its new Excellence in Education...


Feb 13, 2015, 18:23 ET WGU Recognized as a Top Producer of Nurses Among People of Color

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


Dec 11, 2014, 13:24 ET WGU Continues to Lead the Nation in Educating Math and Science Teachers

 Western Governors University (WGU) produces more science and math teachers than any other university in the U.S., according to a new study...


Dec 08, 2014, 14:07 ET WGU Washington Offers Master's Degree for Aspiring English Teachers

Western Governors University—parent university of online and nonprofit WGU Washington—has introduced a new master's degree program...


Nov 10, 2014, 18:24 ET WGU Washington and National Military Family Association Announce New Scholarship for Military Families

 In celebration of Military Appreciation Month, WGU Washington is offering a new scholarship to help veterans, active-duty military, and their...


Nov 04, 2014, 11:38 ET WGU Washington Named Best Value Among Online Colleges and Universities

Western Governors University (WGU) – along with its local, state-based affiliate WGU Washington – has been named the best value among...


Aug 25, 2014, 16:03 ET Scholarship from WGU Washington Makes "Back-to-School" a Reality for Working Adults

Back-to-school season is in full swing across the state. However, while young people all over Washington are returning to the classroom, thousands...


Aug 13, 2014, 14:21 ET WGU Washington Announces New 'Lifesaver' Scholarship

 For the millions of Americans with some college credit but no degree, finally earning a bachelor's or master's degree can be a real game...


Aug 07, 2014, 13:29 ET White House Recognizes WGU's Innovative Approach To Job-Training

Western Governors University (WGU) has been named to the White House's list of the most effective postsecondary job training programs in the...


Aug 07, 2014, 13:14 ET President of Molina Healthcare of Washington Joins WGU Washington's Advisory Board

 Peter Adler, President of Molina Healthcare of Washington, was recently appointed to the state advisory board of WGU Washington.  The...


Jul 17, 2014, 18:06 ET New Scholarship Helps Local Students Earn Master's Degrees in Business

 WGU Washington, washington.wgu.edu,  is encouraging business professionals to continue their education through a new scholarship for...


Jun 25, 2014, 11:28 ET WGU Washington's Teacher-Preparation Program Earns Top Honors

WGU Washington's teacher-preparation program has earned top honors from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).  In its Teacher Prep...


Jun 03, 2014, 12:50 ET New WGU Washington Scholarship Supports STEM Teacher Training

WGU Washington is pleased to offer the Future STEM Teachers of America scholarship. WGU will award 20 scholarships, each valued at up to...


May 17, 2014, 15:00 ET WGU Washington Doubles Number of Graduates in One Year

WGU Washington awarded more than 1,000 bachelor's and master's degrees – a record number for the three-year old university – to...