February is African-American History Month, and WGU is offering a series of free online discussions—open to students, alumni, and the public at large—to reflect on the black experience in America.

“Congratulations, graduates. Wow! You did it. Bravo to all of you!” That’s what Horst H. Schulze, chairman and CEO of the Capella Hotel Group, told the more than 6,700 members of the WGU graduating class of winter 2015, 570 of whom were in attendance at the Coronado Springs Resort in

On Saturday, February 7, WGU faculty, staff, students, graduates, alumni, family, and friends will unite in celebrating the 6,728 graduates who make up the graduating Class of Winter 2015.

As a Course Mentor in Composition, I often work with students who are over their first "flush" of romance with their return to higher education. While they dimly remember the heady first moments of passionate academic intensity—"I love WGU!" or "I am going to crush this first task!"—the sometimes hum-drum routines of researching, writing, and revising have dampened their initial ardor.

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