Latest Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities Stories

2011-07-19 10:22:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado has joined the Western Governors University Board of Trustees. Hickenlooper was unanimously elected to serve on the governing board for the nonprofit, online university.

2011-07-01 13:45:00

NEA Academy Members Now Eligible for Scholarships Up to $2,400 at Online University SALT LAKE CITY, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NEA Academy Partner Western Governors University, www.wgu.edu, has doubled its scholarship program for NEA members seeking their master's degrees.

2011-06-27 10:56:00

Online university offers application fee waiver, tuition discounts, and scholarship opportunities to employees of TechAmerica's 1,000 member companies SALT LAKE CITY, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University and TechAmerica have announced a partnership that will make it even more affordable for individuals to earn one of WGU's 13 online bachelor's degrees and four online master's degrees in the Information Technology and Business colleges. Under the partnership,...

2011-06-24 17:25:00

Award Recognizes Online University President's Entrepreneurial Excellence in Technology and Education Category SALT LAKE CITY, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert W.

2011-06-10 08:00:00

EUGENE, Ore., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Oregon today celebrated the unveiling of the four-story, $33.6 million Cheryl Ramberg Ford and Allyn Ford Alumni Center.

2011-06-07 10:05:00

BOISE, Idaho, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Idaho Virtual Academy (IDVA) honored 79 students as the graduating class of 2011 at three regional ceremonies on May 31, June 1, and June 2. On May 31, IDVA hosted its first graduation ceremony of the year at 6 p.m.

2011-06-01 18:28:00

DENVER, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund has created a flood emergency fund to raise money for people afflicted by flooding on and near tribal colleges.

2011-05-25 15:28:00

Eleven community college leaders' answers to 'Eight Important Questions' shed light on college readiness, remediation, technology adoption, funding issues, and other challenges SALT LAKE CITY, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reflecting its important relationship with the nation's community colleges and an ongoing commitment to driving innovation in higher education, Western Governors University (WGU) announces the release of "Eight Important Questions for Eleven Community...

2011-05-17 15:47:00

Nonprofit, online university, now with more than 10,000 graduates, has grown by more than 350% over the past five years SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University, www.wgu.edu, the nonprofit online university created in 1997 by 19 U.S.

2011-05-13 14:15:00

SALEM, Ore., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson and the Oregon Community Colleges Healthcare Education Alliance (CCHEA) today announced a partnership to increase access to healthcare education programs.

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