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6/9/15 WGU Texas’ Parent University to Launch Journal of Competency-Based Education

6/4/15 WGU Texas Announces No Tuition Increase

5/8/15 KWTX-TV, "Spouse Receives Surprise Scholarship"

4/14/15 KHOU-TV, "WGU Texas Online Education"

4/4/15 KLBJ-AM, "WGU Texas Partners with the Texas Association of Business"

3/30/15 WGU Texas Celebrates National Nurses Week with Scholarship Program

3/30/15 WGU Texas Launches New Higher Education Partnership with TAB

3/18/15 WGU Texas to Award Scholarships for Current and Aspiring Teachers

1/13/15 Online University Earns High Ratings for Student Engagement

12/10/14 WGU Named a Top School by Military Advanced Education for the 8th Consecutive Year

12/10/14 WGU Continues to Lead the Nation in Educating Math and Science Teachers

12/5/14 WGU Texas Offers New Online Master’s Degree for Aspiring English Teachers

11/19/14 Focus Daily News, “DeSoto resident earns two degrees from WGU”

11/12/14 Houston Matters, "A Different College Experience: No Semesters, All Online", Extended interview with WGU Texas Chancellor Veronica Vargas Stidvent

11/6/14 Houston Public Media News 88.7, "A Different College Experience: No Semesters, All Online"

11/5/14 WGU Texas to Honor Nearly 900 Graduates at Commencement Saturday

10/29/14 El Paso Times, "Online University Offers Scholarships, Discounts for El Paso Students"

10/28/14 WGU Texas Announces $50,000 in Scholarships and Initiatives To Strengthen El Paso’s Workforce

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"

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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