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8/7/2012 3:17 pm

We at WGU are very excited to have a student Olympian! Chaunte Lowe will be competing this week in the women's high jump competition. Click here to read more about Chaunte and get the dates and times where you can watch her compete.

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8/6/2012 10:27 am

When 408 graduates of WGU’s 50-plus online degree programs gathered in Salt Lake City on July 14, 2012, with thousands of family and supporters to celebrate their graduation – and the graduation of their class of 3,235 people nationwide – they were making history.

7/16/2012 1:18 pm

The story of WGU’s first 15 years is one of hard work, innovation, perseverance, and faith that all those things pay off. Not much different from the story of WGU’s 16,000+ graduates, when you think about. Check out this video and share the story of WGU’s first decade-and-a-half with your friends and family. And let us know in the comments what new tidbits you learned about WGU’s history – and what you found most interesting.

7/11/2012 1:57 pm

The 23rd commencement ceremony at WGU is a big one - this summer, we mark our 15th anniversary! More than 16,000 graduates have earned their degrees online from WGU since we were incorporated in 1997, starting with Genevieve Kirch, WGU’s first graduate in December 2000.