Before the end of their February 11, 2012, commencement ceremony at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, the graduates of online university WGU's winter class of 2012 already had their first tentative job offer.
When Sheena Bell enrolled in Western Governors University’s online Teachers College in June 2008, she had a 3-month-old daughter, a working husband, and a very busy life. Now she’s found her rhythm and is on track to complete her teaching degree thanks to Dr. Lesele Rose.
As another banner year for WGU comes to a close, we thought it would fun to pause and look back at 2011. It’s been a big year for the online university, and it’s been a big year for our student body and alumni.