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Oct 16, 2019, 17:12 ET WGU Honors Veterans, Military Personnel, and their Families with $3,000 Scholarships

In recognition of the commitment and sacrifice of America's military personnel and their families, Western Governors University (WGU) is offering the ...


Oct 15, 2019, 09:00 ET WGU North Carolina Receives Approval for Teacher Licensure Preparation Programs

WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of the accredited nonprofit Western Governors University, has received approval from the North Carolina State Board...


Oct 11, 2019, 12:04 ET WGU to Hold 75th Commencement Ceremonies in Austin, Celebrating the Achievements of 3,000 Graduates

More than 12,500 people will gather at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin on Saturday, October 12, to celebrate Western Governors University's (WGU)...


Oct 08, 2019, 13:20 ET WGU Renews Margaret McClure Scholarship, Worth up to $5,000 for Four Outstanding Nurses

To celebrate the impact of Margaret McClure, a champion of higher education and long-time advocate for lifelong learning and growth among healthcare...


Oct 03, 2019, 13:00 ET WGU Offers Scholarships to Address Teacher Shortage

With the nationwide teacher shortage projected to nearly double in less than a decade, Western Governors University (WGU) hopes to help more...


Oct 02, 2019, 13:32 ET WGU Offers Scholarships to Help Fill Cybersecurity Skills Gap

As part of an ongoing strategy to help fill the United States' critical shortage of cybersecurity professionals, competency-based, nonprofit Western...


Oct 01, 2019, 16:32 ET WGU Information Technology Students Take Top Honors in National Cybersecurity Competition

Students from the Western Governors University (WGU) College of Information Technology led the pack during a recent Cyber FastTrack competition...


Sep 26, 2019, 14:50 ET WGU Loan Default Rate Less Than Half the National Average for 6th Year Running

With policymakers and academic leaders nationwide continuing to debate over what to do about high student loan debt and default rates, Western...


Sep 18, 2019, 14:14 ET WGU Advancement Announces New President

Western Governors University (WGU) today announced the appointment of Annalisa Holcombe as President of WGU Advancement, effective Sept. 16. Holcombe ...


Sep 16, 2019, 17:42 ET Western Governors University and Extra Space Storage Announce New Partnership

Western Governors University (WGU) and Extra Space Storage have developed a new employee education program designed to help employees of the nation's ...


Sep 06, 2019, 13:00 ET WGU to Hold Largest Commencement in the University's 22-Year History

More than 13,000 people will gather in Seattle's T-Mobile Park on Saturday, September 7, to celebrate Western Governors University's (WGU) most...


Sep 03, 2019, 15:30 ET WGU Launches New Value-Based Healthcare Degree

To address an urgent shortage of healthcare professionals needed to navigate an increasingly complex healthcare system, Western Governors University...


Aug 22, 2019, 12:30 ET WGU to Offer $800,000 in Back to School Scholarships for Adults

Western Governors University (WGU) will award $800,000 in scholarships to busy adults who would like to earn a college degree on a schedule that fits ...


Aug 07, 2019, 12:00 ET WGU Receives AAQEP Accreditation for High-Quality Teacher Licensure Program

WGU's Teachers College was recently awarded full seven-year accreditation in recognition of program quality for their teacher licensure programs by...


Aug 02, 2019, 12:00 ET Graduates from 43 States to Participate in WGU Commencement in Salt Lake City on Saturday

More than 1,200 graduates from 43 states, Canada, the Northern Mariana Islands, and military installations overseas will be recognized at Western...


Jun 14, 2019, 12:03 ET Utah's Best Online Education: WGU Earns 11th Consecutive Best of State Medal

For the 11th consecutive year, Western Governors University (WGU) has been awarded Utah's Best of State medal for "Best Online Education." WGU's Vice ...


Jun 10, 2019, 12:00 ET WGU's Center for Applied Learning Science Takes Home Innovation Award at Eduventures Summit

ACT | NRCCUA, an educational data science and research organization, recognized the Center for Applied Learning Science (CALS) as a winner of its...


Jun 07, 2019, 12:00 ET WGU's Commencement Ceremony in Anaheim Celebrates a Dream Come True for More Than 6,500 Graduates

More than 1,500 graduates from 49 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and military installations overseas will cross the stage and be...


May 23, 2019, 14:04 ET WGU Recognized with Two Distance Learning Awards from USDLA

For the ninth time, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has honored Western Governors University (WGU) with a 21st Century...


Apr 30, 2019, 12:00 ET New Gallup Research Shows WGU's High-Quality, Personalized Education Results in Better Outcomes for Graduates

A study released today by Gallup Research found that graduates of Western Governors University (WGU) report significantly higher levels of career...


Apr 26, 2019, 12:33 ET Graduates from 40 States to Participate in WGU Commencement in Cincinnati on Saturday

More than 5,000 graduates, guests, and faculty will celebrate Western Governors University's (WGU) 71st commencement in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday....


Apr 23, 2019, 11:00 ET WGU Adds Financial Literacy Resources to Responsible Borrowing Initiative

In recognition of Financial Literacy Month, Western Governors University (WGU) has announced the addition of new resources as part of its Responsible ...


Apr 22, 2019, 16:35 ET WGU and Utah Jazz Award Tuition for One Year to Four Students

Western Governors University (WGU) and the Utah Jazz teamed up to provide four Utah students with a full year of tuition. Awarded during halftime of...


Apr 16, 2019, 15:00 ET WGU, SEIU-UHW, and Healthcare Employers Partner to Reinvent Workforce Education for Tens of Thousands of California Students

estern Governors University (WGU) and Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) today announced a new...


Mar 26, 2019, 14:00 ET WGU Offering $250,000 in Scholarships to Displaced Argosy University Students

As nearly 13,000 students across the country are affected by the closure of Argosy University, Western Governors University (WGU) President Scott...