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8/15/2012 1:25 pm

Capstones showcase our students’ best work, and with student permission they are archived for other students, graduates, mentors, and accreditors to view. Frequently, the Capstone Team – which consists of facilitators, evaluators, archivists, and a team manager – comes across capstones that truly represent the best of the best, and members want to honor those students for their superlative work. In 2011, the team kicked off the Capstone Recognition Program for graduate-level capstones worthy of extra celebration.

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.

7/26/2012 9:58 am

Having the right place to study is as important as having good study skillsYour study environment can be a big factor in how successfully you’ll learn and retain information and be able to apply it in your assessments and on the job. At an online university, you often have much more control over your study environment than a traditional student stuck in a classroom might have.

Student Newsletter
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.