Western Governors University acquired five extraordinary trees through the Festival of Trees charity auction that benefits Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City. The hospital serves the special needs of children who suffer from complex illnesses and injuries in the states of Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada and Montana. Considered one of the top children's hospitals in the U.S., Primary Children s has helped the children of several WGU staff members.
With more than 22,000 students in all 50 states seeking online degrees at WGU, we’ve decided it’s time to adopt a mascot. And we’re now inviting WGU students, alumni, staff, and friends like you to send us your ideas for a mascot.
Attending an online university means learning a lot of information in an accelerated amount of time. It can be difficult to keep concepts and details straight, but using mnemonic devices is a quick way to jog your memory. What is a mnemonic device? It is a memory technique that allows you to condense information by using a rhyme or phrase to help you remember it.
The decision to earn an online degree is often met with other obligations and priorities that life hands us. Through hard work and perseverance, anything is possible. Watch the “Achieve More with WGU” video and find out why WGU has made earning a degree a reality for so many working adults.