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2/15/2011 5:00 pm

Western Governors University awarded 1,922 master’s and bachelor’s degrees on February 12 during its winter commencement ceremony. The event, the 20th for WGU, recognized students who have completed their online degrees since July of last year.

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2/9/2011 4:34 pm

In December, WGU launched the Facebook “Like” Sweepstakes, which included a drawing for a Kindle reader. This week, WGU’s Facebook page counts more than 6,000 fans. Jessica Crawford from Warren, Pennsylvania! Jessica, a student in WGU’s Teachers College and one of our new Facebook fans, was selected in a random drawing and will receive a Kindle reader.

2/8/2011 1:24 pm

Online education has become increasingly popular in the last decade. Students are opting for the flexibility of at-home study in lieu of an on-campus experience. Colleges and universities everywhere are following suit, allowing their students to complete all or part of their degrees using distance learning. While online university trends are on the rise, some students may be wary of the credibility and cost of earning a degree online.

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2/4/2011 5:40 pm

With all truly life-changing endeavors, from losing weight to breaking a bad habit to going to school, having the support of your peers can make the difference between success and failure. Connecting with other students allows you to compare experiences, gain knowledge, and feel included in the university community. If you’re going to college online, you don’t have the luxury of meeting with classmates in person, but “online” doesn’t have to mean “isolated” from your fellow students. Today, there are many great ways to stay connected, feel a part of the school community, and get motivation and support from your peers.

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