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Nov 01, 2017, 11:00 ET WGU Washington Honors the Memory of Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Tim Lowenberg with $10,000 Scholarship Opportunity for Members of Military Community

To celebrate the life of Major General Tim Lowenberg, as well as his decades of honorable service to his state and nation, WGU Washington is proud...


Sep 27, 2017, 13:19 ET WGU's Teacher College Programs Ranked Among the Best in the Nation

Western Governors University (WGU) maintains its National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) ranking as one of the country's top teacher preparation...


Sep 21, 2017, 13:13 ET WGU Washington Chancellor Appointed to Association of Washington Business' Board of Directors

The Association of Washington Business (AWB) today named WGU Washington Chancellor Dr. Rich Cummins to its board of directors. The appointment was...


Sep 20, 2017, 12:08 ET WGU Washington Announces New Advisory Board Member

WGU Washington welcomes Marty Brown, retired executive director of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC), to its...


Aug 30, 2017, 16:07 ET WGU Washington Launches Scholarship to Drive Diversity in Tech Industry

To increase gender diversity in technology-driven industries and meet the demand for growth in our state, WGU Washington is now offering the Women...


Aug 24, 2017, 10:00 ET WGU Washington Offers the "Smart Choice" to Help Working Adults Go Back-to-School

Back-to-school season means much more than young people returning to the classroom. Across Washington, an increasing number of working adults...


Jan 18, 2017, 14:56 ET WGU Washington's Chancellor Jean Floten Delivering Keynote Address at Tri-Cities Women in Business Conference

Jean Floten, Chancellor of WGU Washington, will deliver the keynote address at the Tri-Cities Women in Business Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 25....


Jan 03, 2017, 17:54 ET WGU Washington Offers $500,000 in Scholarships for New Year's Resolution Makers

By offering up to $500,000 in new scholarships, WGU Washington is helping smooth the pathway for midcareer adults whose New Year's resolutions...


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...