Western Governors University

Type: Organization
Name: Western Governors University
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Dolores (Jean) Cooke

Jean, our wonderful mother, left this world for her next journey, on March 30, 2014. She was born Oct. 5, 1952, in Temple, Texas, to Juanita (Beasley) Davenport. She moved to Kileen, Texas, at 18. She met and married Alex (Sandy) Cooke in 1972. They lived ... [Published Lewiston Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

WGU Texas partners with Fort Bend to make higher education more affordable

Fort Bend County and WGU Texas has announced the signing of an articulation agreement that allows Fort Bend County employees to receive application fee waivers and a 5% discount to further their education at WGU Texas.Home to more than 600,000 residents, ... [Published Fort Bend Sun - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Education insight: 5 tips for conquering college later in life

(BPT) - Today’s college students are breaking the stereotypical mold. Older students are no longer intimidated to conquer college later in life, and many colleges see students in their 20s studying alongside students in their 30s, 40s - even 60s! If it’s ... [Published KOTA Territory News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Western Governors University and Utah Jazz Award Three Students Tuition for One Year

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 ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Leavitt named a Giant In Our City

The Salt Lake Chamber will honor former Gov. Mike Leavitt on Thursday, naming him the 2014 Giant In Our City.The business group created the award in 1970 and it normally goes to chief executives, though the Chamber did bestow it on Gov. Calvin Rampton ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Your Guide to Picking an Online College

It wasn’t too long ago that online schools held little credibility, but the number of schools offering education degrees all or partially online has increased dramatically in the last decade.The rise in online courses and degrees provides students more ... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

WGU Announces New 'Nurses Lead the Way' Scholarship

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 ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Getting personal: Technology in the classroom, success in the world

More than ever, technology is turning students from passive observers into active learners in our classrooms. Individual devices and online resources give students choices and let them have more control over their learning while also giving teachers greater ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

WGU Named 'Best Value School' by University Research & Review

SALT LAKE CITY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Online, nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, is one of 13 universities honored as an inaugural Best Value School Awardee by University Research & Review (UR&R), a national ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

WGU Offers Online Bachelor's Degree Program in Software Development

Online, nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU) has introduced anew bachelor's degree program designed for students seeking to buildsuccessful careers in application and software design.In a release, WGU said that the B.S. in Software Development ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Civitas Brings Completion-Oriented Big Data

Article Overview:Civitas could measure various aspects of student performance in individual courses, even comparing how instructors fare across sections.Career College Central summary:Many colleges are flirting with how to use predictive analytics to ... [Published Career College Central - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

WGU Launches Online Bachelor's Degree Program in Software Development

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 ... [Published Business Technology - Mar 25 2014]

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...Everything is here. His home is here. His children are here," said Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. "It's about time we as a state said, 'Thank you.'"
...who works full time, Renee said that the competency-based model and affordability of the WGU Texas degree programs made all the difference for her. "The best thing about WGU is that it's self-paced, so you don't have to worry about trying to get things done in a particular time period, and that really makes it ideal for working nurses and working moms" she said
...You have to sleep," she says. "It would be nice if we could say, 'Along with your scholarship, here’s an extra 10 hours a week.'"

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St. Louis Community College and WGU Missouri Si... [Published MSN Money - Apr 23 2014]
St. Louis Community College and WGU Missouri Si... [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 22 2014]
The Box-Ticking Future of a University Education [Published Epoch Times - Apr 22 2014]
Dolores (Jean) Cooke [Published Lewiston Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
WGU Texas partners with Fort Bend to make highe... [Published Fort Bend Sun - Apr 18 2014]
2014 Laboratory Business Conference [Published ARUP Laboratories - Apr 18 2014]
Education insight: 5 tips for conquering colleg... [Published KOTA Territory News - Apr 16 2014]
Western Governors University and Utah Jazz Awar... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 15 2014]
Principles for Developing Competency-Based Educ... [Published Change Magazine - Apr 12 2014]
Salt Lake Chamber honors Mike Leavitt for servi... [Published Deseret Morning News - Apr 11 2014]
Leavitt named a Giant In Our City [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
Your Guide to Picking an Online College [Published FOXBusiness.com - Apr 09 2014]
WGU Texas Celebrates National Nurses Week with ... [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 08 2014]
WGU Announces New 'Nurses Lead the Way' Scholar... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 08 2014]
Online university’s chancellor calls Lee’s Summ... [Published Lee's Summit Journal - Apr 04 2014]
Hood, Hartley Vie for ECC Open Board Seat [Published Washington Missourian - Apr 03 2014]
Getting personal: Technology in the classroom, ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 02 2014]
WGU Named 'Best Value School' by University Res... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 02 2014]
WGU Offers Online Bachelor's Degree Program in ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 02 2014]
Ivy Tech names interim president [Published Palladium Item - Apr 01 2014]
Civitas Brings Completion-Oriented Big Data [Published Career College Central - Apr 01 2014]
National education board appoints former Wyomin... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
People in the news - March 31, 2014 [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Mar 30 2014]
Highlighting The New Majority Through Mediaplan... [Published PRWeb - Mar 28 2014]
Moms Share Secrets to Success in Online Classes [Published US News & World Report - Mar 28 2014]
Menendez, Donna [Published West Kentucky Star.com - Mar 27 2014]
Corporate America's Long, Dark History Of Evang... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 27 2014]
Civitas brings completion-oriented big data to ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Mar 27 2014]
Best Online Colleges & Universities for RN to B... [Published I-Newswire - Mar 27 2014]
Felty named IU Health president [Published The Leader of Starke County - Mar 26 2014]
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Western Governors University and Utah Jazz Awar... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 15 2014]
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 ...
WGU Announces New 'Nurses Lead the Way' Scholar... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 08 2014]
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 ...
WGU Named 'Best Value School' by University Res... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 02 2014]
SALT LAKE CITY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Online, nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, is one of 13 universities honored as an inaugural Best Value School Awardee by University Research & Review (UR&R), a national ...
WGU Announces New Scholarship for Emerging Busi... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Mar 04 2014]
SALT LAKE CITY, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, is encouraging business leaders with some college experience to continue their professional development with a new scholarship for degree programs ...
Western Governors University to Honor More than... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Feb 07 2014]
ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, will host its 26th semi-annual commencement on Saturday, February 8 at the Georgia World Congress in Atlanta, at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time. The graduating class ...
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Western Governors University Named Partner in 1... [Published Financial Services - Jan 31 2014]
Western Governors University Honors Veterans an... [Published Auto & Transportation - Nov 11 2013]
Western Governors University Offers New Scholar... [Published Auto & Transportation - Nov 04 2013]
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