22 08, 2023

South Jordan Resident, Healthcare Advocate Honored by Western Governors University

By |2023-09-20T16:21:33-07:00August 22nd, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Dr. Andrew Nydegger given Distinguished Graduate Award for work and volunteer efforts supporting nurses locally and across Utah SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Aug. 18, 2023) - Western Governors University (WGU) has selected Dr. Andrew Nydegger among 15 recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Graduate Award. The online, nonprofit university presents that honor to alumni across the nation who [...]

15 06, 2023

New Scholarship Opens More Pathways to Higher Education for Rural Residents

By |2023-06-28T10:32:14-07:00June 15th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Learn Where You Live Scholarship supports adult learners seeking a college degree in rural communities SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 15th, 2023) – Wanting to stay in your hometown shouldn’t bar you from obtaining a college education that can help you reach your career goals. A new scholarship opportunity from Western Governors University  (WGU) is aimed at adult learners who [...]

12 06, 2023

WGU and Latinos in Action Partner To Improve Lives Through Education

By |2023-06-28T10:33:36-07:00June 12th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

New “family focused” partnership provides pathways to higher education for both Latino youth and their family  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (June 7, 2023) - Western Governors University (WGU) and Latinos In Action (LIA) announced a new partnership to increase access to affordable, competency-based, online educational opportunities for Latino youth and their families in Utah and across the nation. The agreement [...]

1 03, 2023

WGU Report: Health Care Job Postings Still Dominate the Rural Pacific Northwest and Mountain West; The Number of Rural Stem Positions Is Significantly Rising

By |2023-03-02T10:15:07-07:00March 1st, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Study examined the rural regions’ workforce trends as they experienced and emerged from the pandemic SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 1, 2023) – Western Governors University’s Northwest Regional team, in partnership with WGU Labs, recently released research generated from Lightcast’s job-listing data from 2017 to 2022 to understand how the employment landscape in rural regions of the Pacific Northwest and Mountain West [...]

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