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2014-09-10 12:34:12

Nonprofit, online university will offer discounted tuition to employees of Mercy SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) and Mercy have entered into an agreement that will offer Mercy's 40,000 employees more access to high-quality, affordable bachelor's and master's degrees. Mercy, a St. Louis-based health care provider, currently operates more than 700 locations in four states. Under the terms of the agreement, Mercy employees...

2014-08-25 16:29:22

State-endorsed online university's new scholarship will help more Texans graduate with less debt--or none at all AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Back-to-school season is in full swing across the state. And while children and young adults are heading back to school, millions of working adults who need a bachelor's or master's degree to advance their careers find college out of reach. WGU Texas is helping adult students finish what they started and advance their...

2014-08-25 16:29:11

WGU Missouri's scholarship will help more Missourians get a college degree with less debt - or none at all ST. LOUIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As children and young adults head back to school, thousands of working Missourians who desire a bachelor's or master's degree find college out of reach. WGU Missouri is helping adult students finish what they started and advance their careers--online and on a flexible schedule--with the Back-to-School Scholarship. Scholarships...

2014-08-12 16:33:10

Online, competency-based university offers up to $3,000 scholarship for transfer students facing unemployment, school closures AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the millions of Americans with some college credit but no degree, finally finishing that bachelor's or master's degree can truly be a lifesaver. But many students enroll in college only to find themselves in need of rescue once again--from rising tuition rates, excessive loan debt, unemployment, or, recently,...

2014-08-08 12:28:32

Online, state-endorsed university surpasses 1,000 enrolled students in Missouri ST. LOUIS, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighteen months after its establishment, WGU Missouri, an online, nonprofit university, will hold its first commencement on Saturday, August 9. The event will celebrate 199 students who have successfully completed bachelor's or master's degrees since WGU Missouri was established last year. Governor Jay Nixon will deliver the commencement address to about 300...

2014-08-07 12:34:11

Online university lauded in new report for matching workers with the skills they need for the jobs of the 21st century SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) has been named to the White House's list of the most effective postsecondary job training programs in the nation. Vice President Joe Biden recently released the Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity report. The report praised WGU for its use of competency-based...

2014-08-07 12:29:06

Peter Adler becomes online university's latest board member SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Adler, President of Molina Healthcare of Washington, was recently appointed to the state advisory board of WGU Washington. The 13-member board helps guide the growth and development of Washington's only legislatively-endorsed, online university. Adler has been a leader in the healthcare industry for more than three decades and brings a track record of service to our state's...

2014-07-16 12:32:09

Online, competency-based university offers $2,000 scholarship for MBA, leadership, and accounting graduate programs SALT LAKE CITY, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, is encouraging business professionals to continue their education and professional development through a new scholarship for students pursuing a master's degree in business through the online, competency-based university's College of Business. The Master's Degree in...

2014-07-11 12:26:59

Online university has produced more than 36,000 graduates since its founding in 1997 SALT LAKE CITY, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, will recognize 5,541 graduates at its 27(th) semi-annual commencement on Saturday, July 12, at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, at 9:45 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time. Nearly 850 graduates and 5,700 family members, friends, faculty, and staff are expected to travel from 45 states to...

2014-06-25 12:35:41

Secondary teacher-preparation program named top in the nation; elementary program ranks 16th SEATTLE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WGU Washington's teacher-preparation program has earned top honors from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). In its Teacher Prep Review 2014, the NCTQ ranked the secondary teacher preparation program at Western Governors University, WGU Washington's parent university, as No. 1 of the nation's 2,400 programs. Additionally, WGU's...


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