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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...

2014-06-25 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...

2014-06-03 12:46:13

The state-endorsed online university commits scholarships to aspiring educators SEATTLE, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WGU Washington is pleased to offer the Future STEM Teachers of America scholarship. WGU will award 20 scholarships, each valued at up to $5,000, to selected students planning to pursue a teaching license in math or science. Applications may be submitted from now through Sept. 30, 2014. WGU Washington is part of the national Western Governors University, the United...

2014-05-17 16:20:16

State-endorsed online university awards record number of degrees during its third commencement ceremony SEATTLE, May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WGU Washington awarded more than 1,000 bachelor's and master's degrees - a record number for the three-year old university - to students from across the state today at its commencement ceremony. Students, family members, mentors and community supporters packed McCaw Hall to celebrate the online university's largest class of...

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...


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