It’s better to give than to receive, they say. And best of all is when the gift you receive allows you to give back even more than you got.
The gift of education is just such a gift. And now through Christmas, we have another gift for 10 lucky winners in our Gift of Education Contest. (Read on for details.)
This holiday season, we’re reflecting on what a gift it has been to grow as an institution with our amazing student body and alumni community—what a gift to see tens of thousands of busy, working adults achieve the dream of a bachelor’s or master’s degree online, a dream many of you once thought was out of the question.
We also invite you to reflect on the gift of education in your life. It’s true that education is a gift that you as the learner give yourself, but we believe it’s also a gift you give your family and loved ones. Whether it’s a better job, a brighter future, a strong example of the value of an education, or something else, the things you gain from your WGU degree program are not your gifts alone. They enrich the lives of everyone around you.
So now through Dec. 26, we invite you to leave a comment on this blog post telling us what gifts your WGU education has given you, your family, your coworkers, your loved ones… What does the gift of an online university education mean in your life? We’ll randomly select 10 commenters to win a gift of WGU merchandise, up to the top prize of a $50 voucher to the WGU Online Store.
There are no right or wrong answers, so be creative, be clever, be insightful, be heartfelt, be funny… Just be honest. Be merry and bright. And be proud—the gift you’re earning at WGU is hard-earned, immeasurably valuable, and one you’re sharing with the people you love.
Congratulations to our winners!
Grand prize winner—$50 voucher for WGU online store
Second prize winners—$20 voucher for WGU online store
Lisa Hoover Schell
Third prize winners—Assorted WGU merchandise
Lizabeth Richie Roadman
Stephanie Charlwood DesRoches
Cindy Davis Peterson