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 wonderful dog and makes people smile, that’s for sure!”
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 one of the top children's hospitals in the U.S., Primary Children s has helped the children of several WGU staff members.
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.
The decision to earn an online degree is often met with other obligations and priorities that life hands us. Through hard work and perseverance, anything is possible. Watch the “Achieve More with WGU” video and find out why WGU has made earning a degree a reality for so many working adults.