Staff Spotlight

Meet the staff of Western Governors University. WGU is a non-profit online university offering accredited and affordable bachelor and master degree programs.

By Corey Fritzke Student Mentor, College of Information Technology At WGU, each student is assigned a personal faculty member to work with them as a mentor throughout their time at WGU. Additionally, each course has its own course mentors, subject-matter experts who are available to help students get through course

By Joann Goeres, Student Success Specialist, WGU As a military-friendly online university with nearly 2,500 current students attending with military benefits, WGU is proud to join the rest of the nation in celebrating Veterans Day and recognizing our military personnel and their families throughout the month of November—and all year

January is National Mentoring Month , and throughout the month, WGU Connection will be highlighting stories of WGU mentors and the students they’ve helped along the way. Interview with Rachel Brand Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) Twentynine Palms, California Rachel Brand is a military wife working

January is National Mentoring Month , and throughout the month, WGU Connection will be highlighting stories of WGU mentors and the students they’ve helped along the way. By Angelina Wharton Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management Laurel, Maryland My mentor is Pat Hardy. Words cannot describe what a wonderful mentor

January is National Mentoring Month , and throughout the month, WGU Connection will be highlighting stories of WGU mentors and the students they’ve helped along the way. By Tamika Lawson Bachelor of Science in Business, IT Management Upper Marlboro, Maryland I started Western Governors University with high expectations, dreaming of

January is National Mentoring Month , and throughout the month, WGU Connection will be highlighting stories of WGU mentors and the students they’ve helped along the way. Interview with Sheena Bell Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) Millington, Tennessee When Sheena Bell enrolled in Western Governors University’s

January is National Mentoring Month , and throughout the month, WGU Connection will be highlighting stories of WGU mentors and the students they’ve helped along the way. By Dana Jobe Bachelor of Arts in Science, Biological Science (5-12) Woodlake, California Candis Shupe (pictured) has been my mentor since I enrolled

As author James Baldwin wrote in 1963, "The purpose of education, finally, is to create in a person the ability to look at the world for himself." For WGU mentor Margaret Woodward, the education students receive at Western Governors University fulfills that purpose in unique and meaningful ways. The quote

This interview features Natalie Mulcock, a mentor in WGU's College of Business . In this interview, we’ll find out her favorite thing about being a mentor and about how her dad inspires her on a daily basis. WGU: What is your background? How and when did you decide to become

This interview features Michael Molinos, a mentor in WGU's College of Business . We'll learn how a quote has changed the way he thinks about success and how mentoring at WGU has affected his life. WGU: To start, what is your background? How and when did you decide to become

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