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WGU Academy: The New Mega-Pathway To College Readiness

WGU has just launched WGU Academy, a new program to address the college-readiness gap faced by an increasing number of students.

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WGU Nevada offering scholarships for adults interested in going back to school

WGU Nevada is offereing sholarships for adults who are looking to go back to school. The nonprofit works at making it easy for adults to go back to school by providing flexible, convenient and affordable schedules and higher education experiences.

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U.S. News & World Report

Online Western Governors university Launches Ohio Affiliate

Online, nonprofit Western Governors University creates Ohio affiliate where participating students can be eligible for state's need-based college grant program.

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The Business Journal

WGU Ohio Expands Access to Higher Education

The Ohio Department of Higher Education today announced a new partnership that establishes WGU Ohio, an online, competency-based university created to expand access to higher education.

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'Today is My Someday': Mom of 9 Earns WGU Degree After Husband's Death

Out of 8,047 students graduating from Western Governors University, a mother of nine kids was chosen to give the final speech at the summer graduation ceremony Saturday.

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A College Student’s Journey

Danie is a first-generation student at Western Governors University and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation employee.

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Office Hours: Western Governors' Scott Pulsipher Talks Affordability and Access

Why meeting students where they are is the future of education and the workforce.

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Western Governors University Praised for Reducing Student Debt

Western Governors University (WGU), an online, nonprofit university, is receiving praise for its Responsible Borrowing Initiative (RBI), a program to reduce student loan debt.

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Podcast with Scott Pulsipher, President of Western Governors University

Last week he met with reporters and editors at Inside Higher Ed to discuss WGU's relationships with employers, the roles of faculty members at the university and the growing field of competency-based education.

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What’s the Future of Higher Education?

Dr. Bob Mendenhall, former president of Western Governors University (WGU) and CED Member, joins Monica Herk to discuss the future of higher education and how WGU is making it a reality.

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