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Mar 27, 2015, 18:50 ET

WGU Washington Celebrates Nurses with New Scholarship Program

 To honor nurses for their commitment to high-quality healthcare delivery and to commemorate upcoming National Nurses Week, WGU Washington has...

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...

Apr 08, 2014, 12:08 ET

WGU Washington Honors Working Nurses with Scholarship Opportunity

 To commemorate National Nurses Week and recognize nurses for their important work, WGU Washington has established the Nurses Lead the Way...

Oct 07, 2013, 12:22 ET

WGU Washington Welcomes Two New Board Members

Major General Timothy J. Lowenberg and Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney join online university's advisory board  WGU Washington,...

Sep 25, 2013, 12:17 ET

WGU Washington Enrollment Reaches 5,000

Online university fills critical gap in Washington state higher education  For the first time since its launch in 2011, WGU Washington's...

Sep 12, 2013, 18:11 ET

WGU Washington's Innovative Education Model Spreading to Local Colleges

Edmonds Community College to Launch Online, Competency-Based IT Program WGU Washington's innovative education model is catching on at several...

Aug 22, 2013, 12:52 ET

WGU Washington Commits to Another Year with No Tuition Increase

Online university has not raised tuition since its founding in 2011 Great news for cost-conscious college students: WGU Washington will not...