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Upcoming events.


WGU Night at Rio Tinto Stadium
July 21

Wednesday, July 21, will be WGU Night at Rio Tinto Stadium! Students, alumni, WGU staff, and family are eligible for discounted tickets and complimentary entry to the WGU pregame BBQ inside the stadium. Follow this ticket link to purchase tickets.

  • 8:00 p.m. game kickoff 
  • Pregame BBQ hosted by WGU on the Pavilion starting at 6:00 p.m. 
  • WGU swag 
  • Photos with Sage and Leo the RSL lion 
  • Meet fellow WGU students, grads, and staff!

Share this link with your fellow RSL fans and we’ll see you at the Riot!

Past events.

Webinar: Why You? Understanding the Value You Bring to the Workplace
June 23

Night Owls joined Darlene Brown and LaQuientta Abbott from Truist Financial as they discussed, “Why You? Understanding the Value You Bring to the Workplace.” A recording of the webinar was made available with registration.

To learn more about upcoming webinars, please visit the NBMBAA webinar page.

National Black MBA Association logo

WGU Alumni Kindness Quest
June 13-19, 2021

We would like to express our gratitude to you for participating in the WGU Alumni Kindness Quest. We had more than 1076 Night Owls participate and report their acts of kindness. We were moved by the time and generosity you offered to your communities. We also had a select group of graduates donate to the Student Emergency Aid Fund that helps support students who are in jeopardy of not completing their academic journey.

Kindness Quest Swag

Virtual Washington Mixology & Trivia Night
May 20-June 10, 2021

We gathered with a self-proclaimed “cocktail nerd” who led us in crafting two beverages while playing trivia. Attendees also had the opportunity to connect with fellow alums!

2021 WGU Washington Mixology Event

WGU Northwest Region 5,280 Milestone Celebration
May 28, 2021

To celebrate the achievements of our 5,280 WGU graduates in Colorado, the home of the Mile High City, we held a mile-long virtual race—one foot for every grad!

WGU Northwest 5280 Milestone Celebration Event

Spring Virtual Alumni Celebration
May 21, 2021

This event kicked off the Virtual Commencement Weekend where we celebrated new WGU grads and their accomplishments! The event was live on Facebook and YouTube Friday, May 21 (the night before commencement).

 

3/4 Closeup Photograph of Sage the Night Owl

WGU Alumni Mustache Dash 5K
April 16-18, 2021

The WGU Mustache Dash was a success with hundreds of runners all across the country. Participants received a commemorative Mustache Dash medal courtesy of WGU Alumni. Proceeds benefited the Student Emergency Aid Fund.

Woman And Dog Running On Beach At Sunset

Winter Virtual Alumni Celebration
February 19, 2021

This event kicked off the Virtual Commencement Weekend where we celebrated new WGU grads and their accomplishments! The event was live on Facebook and YouTube Friday, February 19 (the night before commencement).

 


WGU Yoga Night
January 28, 2021

The first-ever WGU Yoga Night, a virtual wellness event for all Night Owls brought to you by WGU alumni! Night Owl Yoga kit order proceeds benefited the Student Emergency Aid Fund, helping students who are in jeopardy of not completing their academic journeys. Plus, every package included a multi-function head buff, courtesy of WGU Alumni.


Night Owl Trot 5K
November 27-29, 2020

Night Owls across the nation participated in the 5K Night Owl Trot and received a special commemorative medal with every participation package purchased from the WGU store. Proceeds benefited the Student Emergency Aid Fund.

Night Owl Trot participant

Fall Virtual Alumni Celebration 
November 13, 2020 

Summer Virtual Alumni Celebration
August 21, 2020