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2014-04-15 16:27:20

WGU president presents students with $6,000 tuition checks for online university at Jazz-Lakers game SALT LAKE CITY, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, and the Utah Jazz have teamed up to grant scholarships worth a year's tuition to three students at the final home game of the 2013-14 season. The three scholarships recipients, Kyle Deamer, Jasmin Williams, and Taylor Jones, were awarded the scholarships at halftime Monday night...

2014-04-08 12:32:20

Online University Celebrating National Nurses Week May 6-12 SEATTLE, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate National Nurses Week and recognize nurses for their important work, WGU Washington has established the Nurses Lead the Way scholarship. Five scholarships, each valued up to $500, will be awarded to motivated nurses who wish to pursue a bachelor's or master's degree program in the online, nonprofit university's College of Health Professions. WGU Washington's...

2014-04-08 12:32:18

New scholarship will help Texas nurses gain credentials AUSTIN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate National Nurses Week 2014 (May 6 to 12), and to fill the growing need for a robust, well-educated nursing workforce throughout the state, WGU Texas has launched the Nurses Lead the Way Scholarship. Five scholarships, each valued at up to $500, will be awarded to motivated nurses who are ready to take on the increasing challenges of today's hospitals and wish to pursue...

2014-04-08 12:32:10

Online, competency-based university helps nurses advance their careers with $500 scholarships SALT LAKE CITY, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Nurses Week next month, Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, is encouraging licensed RNs to earn their bachelor's or master's degree in nursing online with the new Nurses Lead the Way Scholarship. The Nurses Lead the Way Scholarship is designed for nurses who are ready to advance their education with a...

2014-03-26 12:35:03

Competency-based university offers in-depth program to help meet demand for highly qualified designers of mobile apps and software ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Online, nonprofit WGU Missouri has introduced a new bachelor's degree program designed for students seeking to build successful careers in application and software design. The B.S. in Software Development program is now accepting new enrollees, who may start their coursework on the first day of any month...

2014-03-25 16:28:48

Competency-based university offers in-depth program to help meet demand for highly qualified designers of mobile apps and software SALT LAKE CITY, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Online, nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, has introduced a new bachelor's degree program designed for students seeking to build successful careers in application and software design. The B.S. in Software Development program is now accepting new enrollees, who may start their...

2014-03-14 12:31:48

MCC graduates will receive discounted tuition and seamless transfer at state-endorsed university KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Community College and WGU Missouri announced today the signing of an articulation agreement that allows MCC graduates and staff to apply for free to WGU Missouri and receive discounted tuition at the nonprofit online university. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140314/DC83730 "The partnership with WGU...

2014-03-04 12:26:38

HOUSTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials from online, nonprofit university WGU Texas (texas.wgu.edu) and San Jacinto College announced today the signing of a guaranteed pathway agreement that allows San Jacinto College students and staff to receive application fee waivers and a 5% discount to pursue a bachelor's or master's degree in Nursing at WGU Texas. The Guaranteed Pathway program includes acceptance into specific WGU Texas RN to Bachelor of Science in...

2014-02-18 12:35:45

Industry certificates plus WGU's competency-based degrees result in well-qualified IT pros SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, and information technology industry association CompTIA have created a new scholarship for IT professionals who want to advance their careers by earning a bachelor's or master's degree. The WGU CompTIA Scholarship, valued at $500 per term up to $2,000, is open to new WGU students enrolling in one of...

2014-01-13 16:27:54

Online university awarding nearly 10,000 bachelor's and master's degrees per year SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As thousands of Americans start the new year with resolutions of returning to college to earn a bachelor's or master's degree, Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, kicks off 2014 celebrating a big milestone: 30,000 bachelor's and master's degrees awarded since the university's inception. As an online, competency-based university...