December 2010

You could win a Kindle, iPad or Mystery Prize (valued over $1000) in a drawing by becoming a WGU facebook fan ! THE CONTEST No purchase is necessary to enter the contest. Those who wish to enter the contest must "Like" the Facebook page, submit an entry form and remain

Oakley the dog shows his WGU school spirit and gets ready to study for his online degree . While he is not the official WGU mascot, he sure looks the part with his WGU t-shirt and glasses! Oakley's owner, a student in our Teachers College , said "Oakley is a

Online university exams can be daunting, but there are a few simple strategies you can use to ensure the best score. Take advantage of these tips to create an efficient test-taking process. Re-read directions and word problems. This may be an obvious statement, but many students lose test points because

Earning your online degree takes time and effort; an effective study space can help you make the most of both. Review the tips below on how to create a productive environment. Claim a Space The first step in creating a good study environment is claiming a space. A home office

Introducing Diane Dahl, a graduate from WGU Teachers College. Diane will be guest blogging for us today, and will share her WGU experience and advice. Welcome Diane! Getting Your Teaching Degree Online For many people, attending a brick and mortar college is not an option. Online degrees are available, but

The old saying, "the only person standing in your way is you" may hit close to home for many. Tackling your online studies and dealing with the stresses of daily life can be difficult, but a little planning can help you stay motivated. Get healthy. Good health is an important

We want to congratulate Kimberly James, a Western Governors University student on receiving the Milken Family Foundation Teacher of the Year Award! This past September, she also received Teacher of the Year for Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina. Kimberly is a part of the

Western Governors University acquired five extraordinary trees through the Festival of Trees charity auction that benefits Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City. The hospital serves the special needs of children who suffer from complex illnesses and injuries in the states of Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada and Montana. Considered

With more than 22,000 students in all 50 states seeking online degrees at WGU, we’ve decided it’s time to adopt a mascot. And we’re now inviting WGU students, alumni, staff, and friends like you to send us your ideas for a mascot. Here’s a little more information about what we’re

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