Western Governors University

Type: Organization
Name: Western Governors University
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Scrapbook Aug. 10-16

HONORS: Herman Enríquez: Herman Jesus Enríquez, a 2012 graduate of Christopher High School, graduated from the Marines in February 2013 and will be home from Afganistán after six months of serving his country. He is the son of Rosa and Jesus Martinez ... [Published Hollister Freelance - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Romans earn degrees at Western Governors University

The following Rome residents earned degrees from Western Governors University , an accredited online university based in Salt Lake City, Utah:Melissa Smith received her Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies.Leslie Poole received her Master of ... [Published Rome News-Tribune - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

White House Recognizes WGU's Innovative Approach To Job-Training

Online university lauded in new report for matching workers with the skills they need for the jobs of the 21st centurySEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) has been named to the White House's list of the most ... [Published Scottrade - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Western Governors University grads

Jill Lau of Hanover received a bachelor's degree in nursing.Melissa Luckenbaugh of Hanover received a bachelor's degree in nursing.Terri Ring of Hanover received a master's degree in nursing/leadership and management. ... [Published EveningSun.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 3 reports

First WGU Missouri Class Graduates Saturday

Online education seems to be the wave of the future. Today's college students should have no problem finding courses online — whether at a local college or university, or through an accredited online college.Eighteen months after opening its virtual doors, ... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Local residents earn degrees from Western Governors University

Several local residents received their degree from Western Governors University. The university held its 27th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 12 and celebrated the graduation of more than 5,500 graduates. The university awarded ... [Published Savannah Morning News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Jackson resident earns degree from Western Governors University

SALT LAKE CITY — Sarah Kincaid of Jackson has received his/her B.S. Business Management from Western Governors University ( www.wgu.edu ).The university held its 27th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 12 and celebrated the graduation ... [Published Jackson County Times-Journal - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Reynolds earns degree from Western Governors University

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mark Reynolds of Union has received his M.S. Nursing — RN to MSN — Leadership and Management from Western Governors University (www.wgu.edu).The university held its 27th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July12 ... [Published The Union Daily times - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Locals receive degrees from Western Governors University

The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University (www.wgu.edu). The university held its 27th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 12:Joseph Isaacson of Carson City received a bachelor’s ... [Published Nevada Appeal - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

Area residents graduate from Western Governors University

ROCKFORD — Two area residents recently received degrees from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City after completing degree requirements and the spring 2014 semester. Local graduates are Breane Cory and Valerie Mallon, of Rockford, and Dana Ostergard, ... [Published Rockford Register Star - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Pittsburg Resident Earns Degree from Western Governors University

- David Contreras ofPittsburg (75686) has received his B.S. Information TechnologyND fromWestern Governors University ( www.wgu.edu ). The university held its 27thsemi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 12 andcelebrated the graduation ... [Published Gilmer Mirror - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

White House Recognizes WGU as an Example of What Works in Postsecondary Education

AUSTIN, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) —parent university of WGU Texas and the only U.S. university offering competency-based degree programs at scale—has received recognition from the White House once ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jul 29 2014]

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...commitment to making a college degree a real possibility for many who are otherwise without hope," said WGU Washington Chancellor Jean Floten. "The road to graduation can be tough, but the "Lifesaver" scholarships will help smooth the pathway for many."
"Many WGU students and alumni have told us that finding WGU has been a 'lifesaver,'" said Nick Rothacher, WGU's Scholarship Program Manager. "This scholarship is aimed at helping students get the extra push they need to overcome obstacles and finish a degree."
"Education, particularly for working adults, is vital to our forward movement," said WGU Washington Chancellor Jean Floten. "We're honored the White House has recognized the important work WGU is doing, especially here in Washington state, to keep our workforce strong and our graduates successful."
The report, "Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American"

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Top of the class for Aug. 10 [Published Rapid City Journal - Aug 10 2014]
Romans earn degrees at Western Governors Univer... [Published Rome News-Tribune - Aug 10 2014]
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Mountain Folk: University Graduate and Honors [Published Idyllwild Town Crier - Aug 09 2014]
Nursing B.S. Awarded [Published Livermore Independent - Aug 08 2014]
Governor Nixon to Speak at WGU Missouri Inaugur... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 08 2014]
People In The News Denning & Suppes [Published Delta County Independent - Aug 08 2014]
UTC Announces A. Scott Anderson, Alan Hall and ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Aug 07 2014]
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White House Recognizes WGU's Innovative Approac... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Technology - Aug 07 2014]
President of Molina Healthcare of Washington Jo... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Aug 07 2014]
White House Honors Western Governors University [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 07 2014]
Smash the System? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 06 2014]
Western Governors University grads [Published EveningSun.com - Aug 06 2014]
Business Briefs - Week of 8/1 [Published Mooresville Weekly - Aug 06 2014]
First WGU Missouri Class Graduates Saturday [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Aug 05 2014]
What's Working In Online Education? [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Aug 05 2014]
Local residents earn degrees from Western Gover... [Published Savannah Morning News - Aug 05 2014]
Preview: What's Working In Online Education? [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Aug 05 2014]
Jackson resident earns degree from Western Gove... [Published Jackson County Times-Journal - Aug 04 2014]
Reynolds earns degree from Western Governors Un... [Published The Union Daily times - Aug 04 2014]
Scottsbluff resident achieves degree [Published Scottsbluff Star-Herald - Aug 03 2014]
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White House Recognizes WGU's Innovative Approac... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Technology - Aug 07 2014]
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 ...
White House Report Praises WGU Missouri's Model [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 30 2014]
ST. LOUIS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), parent university of WGU Missouri and the only U.S. university offering competency-based degree programs at scale, has received recognition from the White House once ...
White House Recognizes WGU as an Example of Wha... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jul 29 2014]
AUSTIN, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) —parent university of WGU Texas and the only U.S. university offering competency-based degree programs at scale—has received recognition from the White House once ...
White House Recognizes WGU as an Example of Wha... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 29 2014]
SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, the only U.S. university offering competency-based degree programs at scale, has received recognition from the White House once again. In a report ...
New WGU Scholarship Helps Students Earn Master'... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Technology - Jul 16 2014]
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 ...
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WGU Announces New Online Master's Degree Progra... [Published Financial Services - May 28 2014]
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