Theresa Paterra is a recently graduate of WGU’s online Teachers College, having earned her bachelor’s degree in Special Education in January 2013. She is a mother of three daughters living in McKeesport, PA. After staying home to raise her daughters, she has recently realized her lifelong dream of teaching. She works as a paraprofessional in the special education system.
When the cutting-edge business and media publication Fast Company released its list of the world’s 50 most-innovative companies this morning, students and alumni were proud—but not surprised—to find WGU among the ranks.
The 24th commencement ceremony at WGU—coming up this week, February 9, in Atlanta—celebrates, once again, the biggest class in our history: 4,134 graduates from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and overseas military personnel!
The capstone is the culminating degree project where Western Governors University students integrate all of their online degree program competencies, rolled into one final demonstration of just how much they've learned.