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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

By LaQueshia Jeffries It was early 2007 and our family (a soldier, a wife, and three boys) had just arrived on Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan. As far as moves go, this one was pretty seamless. The flights, although sleepless, were manageable enough. And thanks to the competent

By Melissa Donahue Dear Future WGU Graduate, It has finally happened – I DID IT! (It's something we all want to be able to say at the end of the day, when that final grade comes in and the Capstone project is completed.) Someday, the question will come up: "Do

This week, Seth Otteson of Riverton, Utah, became the second winner in our Facebook "Like" sweepstakes . Seth, an undergrad in the WGU Teachers College, is a married father with five kids who enjoys the flexibility of seeking an online teaching degree at WGU – and who will walk away

WGU students Casey Jenkins and Stephen Allen were recently chosen to receive the CompTIA Education Foundation’s CompTIA IT Merit Award Scholarship. We asked them to give us some insight into their experience and advice for online learning. This is what Stephen had to say: WGU: What is your background? How

WGU students Casey Jenkins and Stephen Allen were recently chosen to receive the CompTIA Education Foundation’s CompTIA IT Merit Awards Scholarship. We asked them to give us some insight into their experience and advice for online learning. This is what Casey had to say: WGU: What is your background? How

In December, WGU launched the Facebook 'Like' Sweepstakes, which included a drawing for a Kindle reader. This week, WGU's Facebook page counts more than 6,000 fans. Jessica Crawford from Warren, Pennsylvania! Jessica, a student in WGU's Teachers College and one of our new Facebook fans, was selected in a random

Introducing Diane Dahl, a graduate from WGU Teachers College. Diane will be guest blogging for us today, and will share her WGU experience and advice. Welcome Diane! Getting Your Teaching Degree Online For many people, attending a brick and mortar college is not an option. Online degrees are available, but

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