In the 15 years since Genevieve Kirch became WGU’s first graduate , earning her master’s degree in Learning and Technology from WGU’s Teachers College in December 2000, the online, competency-based university has grown. A lot. We’re on a mission to help working adults across the country earn the bachelor’s and

It’s another record-breaking graduating class! And what’s more, it’s the class that got us to a new, amazing milestone: 50,000 graduates and counting since our first grad earned her master’s degree in Learning and Technology back in December of 2000. This particular class—which includes graduates who earned their degree from

Theresa Taylor received respectable grades in high school, was awarded a scholarship for college, and enrolled right away. Although her career goals and aspirations were undecided at the time, it had always been her plan to obtain a college degree. Her father had been successful, but did not graduate from

Vickie Witt is a teacher at Windy Gap Elementary School in Franklin County, Virginia, where she also has library duties. She has a master’s degree in reading and loves sharing a love of books with kids. In 2015, “love of books” includes e-books, and reading electronically is going to be

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