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We want to hear from you!

Your achievements inspire current students to push forward, reminding them that their sacrifices now will soon pay returns. WGU alumni successes paint the most brilliant portrait of what this university is made of: this is your canvas. Exercise your voice, share your insights, and utilize the scale of our audience! 


From competitive runner to running a department: Connie Washington

Here at WGU, we’re inspired every day by the incredible things our students and grads do, both at school and in their lives outside the university.

We’re excited to showcase some of these exceptional stories, starting with Connie Washington—a record-breaking NCAA champion sprinter. We hope you’ll be inspired, and inspired to share with your family, friends and colleagues.

Check out and share Connie’s story, then use social media to tell us yours. Use #ShareWGU.

One-time dropout, two-time grad: Rashaan Green

How would you react if a teacher told you that you’d never amount to anything?

It happened to your fellow graduate, Rashaan Green, a troubled kid who dropped out of school in the 9th grade. Today, he is a two-time WGU grad employed as a cybersecurity expert.  

What’s your WGU story? What challenges and success have you experienced along the way? We’d love to hear from you!    

See how education changed Rashaan’s life, then share your story on social media using the hashtag #ShareWGU.