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 Program 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 instructors, 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

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

What role does a WGU mentor do at our online university ? WGU Mentors serve a critical advising and support role for their assigned students’ success. Mentors are not teachers and do not teach any part of the courses. They are the students’ primary source of information on their program

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