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2022 Distinguished Graduate Award Winners

These 25 WGU alumni are examples of inspiration and dedication. Their work and volunteer efforts go above and beyond, making a significant impact in their communities and career fields.

Congratulations, graduates. We are proud of you.

WGU Distinguished Graduate Award

Many of you are using your degree to make a positive difference in your community. We want to recognize outstanding achievers, like yourself, with the WGU Distinguished Graduate Award.

This prestigious award is given to exceptional Night Owls whose work or volunteer efforts go above and beyond what is required by their employment, and who have made a significant impact in their community or career field. 

To nominate yourself or a fellow WGU graduate for this award, visit the Alumni Recognition nomination page.
This year’s nominations must be submitted before January 31, 2023.

B4 Women in Tech

WGU strives to eliminate barriers that stand between you and a quality education–which is why we've teamed up with the Reboot Representation Tech Coalition to launch B4 Women in Tech

This program helps put an accredited and affordable IT degree within reach of Black, Latina, and Native American women wanting to build or grow tech-focused careers.

As a grad, you can network with and provide career guidance and professional support to a female student at WGU. In this volunteer role, you will serve as a bridge builder on the path to a fellow Night Owl's career success.

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A Global Network of 305,044 Graduates

Alumni Population

WGU's alumni network is made up of accomplished professionals in all 50 states—and around the world. Alumni counts as of December 31st, 2022.

  • Military Serving Abroad - 1,103

  • Guam - 80

  • Puerto Rico - 49

  • Virgin Islands - 39

  • International - 467

  • Washington, D.C. - 167

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