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9/25/14 WGU Texas Named a Top Military Friendly School for the 5th Year

9/24/14 WGU Texas Announces TAMACC Partnership and $25,000 in Scholarships

9/19/14 Houston Chronicle, "Business Leaders Hope Online University Can Boost Hispanic Education"

9/19/14 Waco Tribune, "Scholarship to help Waco ISD employee finish degree"

9/11/14 KCEN-TV, "Veteran Receives Scholarship to Fulfill Teaching Dream"

9/11/14 KXXV-TV, "Local veteran gets $5,000 scholarship to achieve dream of teaching"

9/11/14 WGU Texas and Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Sign Partnership and Offer Scholarships for Hispanic Heritage Month

9/9/14 KVUE (Austin ABC affiliate), "WGU Texas offers scholarships for students"

8/25/14 WGU Texas Scholarship to Make “Back-to-School” a Reality for 100-Plus Working Adults

8/20/14 Students Receive “Go Further in Human Resources” Scholarship from WGU Texas

8/12/14 WGU Texas Announces New Scholarship for Students in Need of a "Lifesaver"

7/29/14 White House Recognizes WGU as an Example of What Works in Postsecondary Education

6/19/14 Odessa American online, "WGU gets honors, offers scholarships"

6/19/14 WGU Texas Launches New STEM Teachers Scholarship

6/18/14 WGU Teacher Education Program Ranked Number One by National Council on Teacher Quality

6/12/14 Dallas Morning News, "WGU Texas names new chancellor"

6/11/14 The Texas Tribune, "Stidvent Named New WGU Texas Chancellor”

6/11/14 San Antonio Express News, “WGU Texas names new chancellor”

6/9/14 Austin American-Statesman, “Degree from WGU a credible option”

6/11/14 Veronica Vargas Stidvent to Join WGU Texas as Chancellor

6/3/14 WGU Texas Student Enrollment Exceeds 5,000

5/29/14 WGU Texas Announces New Online Master’s Degree Program in Accounting

5/13/14 One Million by One Million Blog, Thought Leaders in Online Education: Ray Martinez, Chancellor of WGU Texas

5/7/14 Longview News-Journal, “WGU Offers New Scholarships”

5/6/14 ktbb.com, “WGU Texas Announces Over $55,000 in College Scholarships”

5/5/14 The Gilmer Mirror, “WGU Texas Announces Over $55,000 in College Scholarships”

5/5/14 Tyler Morning Telegraph, "Online university offering scholarships to community college graduates"

5/5/14 WGU Texas Announces Over $55,000 in College Scholarships

4/23/14 Fortbendstar.com, "WGU Texas Partners with Fort Bend County to Make Higher Education More Affordable"

4/22/14 Nurse.com, "San Jacinto College Partners with WGU Texas"

4/8/14 WGU Texas Celebrates National Nurses Week with New RN Scholarships

3/23/14 Odessa American, "College Options Grow in Permian Basin"

3/21/14 Univision Midland-Odessa, WGU Texas on Univision: "Colegio les ayuda a terminar sus estudios"

3/18/14 Good Morning West Texas, "WGU Texas Offers a Flexible On-line Degree Program in the Basin"

3/17/14 Greater Texas Foundation Awards $500,000 to WGU Texas

3/16/14 Midland Reporter-Telegram, “WGU Texas Receives $500,000 Grant"

3/14/14 Odessa American, "Online college wants more Permian Basin students"

3/4/14 San Jacinto College Partners with WGU Texas to Offer Students and Staff Guaranteed Pathways into Nursing

2/4/14 KUHF 88.7 Public Radio, Chancellor Martinez on “Houston Matters” (WGU Texas is approx. 25 min. into the broadcast)

2/2/14 Chancellor Martinez and MBA grad Yanely Reyes on Houston’s ABC Channel 13

1/13/14 Click2Houston.com, Chancellor Martinez on Houston Newsmakers

1/12/14 WGU Texas on Univision

12/29/13 San Antonio Express News, "Online college's degree of flexibility lures veterans"

10/28/13 Houston Business Journal, "University gets millions to increase Houston enrollment"

Western Governors University Top Stories

1/7/14 USA Today, "Give competency-based college programs a chance: Column"

10/29/13 The New York Times, "Are You Competent? Prove It."

8/22/13 President Obama Recognizes Online Western Governors University for Innovation and Affordability

2/11/13 Fast Company,"Most Innovative Companies 2013"

11/29/12 The New York Times, "An 80-Year-Old Graduate With an Online Marketing Degree Kept His Promise"

10/18/12 TIME, "Can an Online Degree Really Help You Get a Job?"

9/12/12 American RadioWorks, "A School of Clicks, Not Bricks"

8/23/12 Bloomberg Businessweek.com, "WGU: A Second Chance at College"

1/3/12 NPR - All Things Considered, "Online School Helps Grown-Ups Finish College"

8/29/11 Washington Monthly, "The College For-profits Should Fear"

8/25/11 The New York Times, "Online Enterprises Gain Foothold as Path to a College Degree"
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