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3/31/2015 7:33 am

With the strength of the Texas economy and our much-lauded track record in job creation, it would be a shame to see the Lone Star State falter by not keeping pace with workforce demands.

3/3/2015 1:44 pm

Thirty-six-year-old WGU Texas graduate Lesley Poole lives in Victoria. As a small-town hub in south Texas, situated two hours from San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi and Houston, it's no wonder, Lesley said, that "we call Victoria the crossroads." Victoria is growing, but not in a metropolitan kind of way, where quality postsecondary education is easily accessible to everyone. As a full-time nurse, mother and wife, the only viable option for Lesley to continue her education was to pursue a degree online.

2/13/2015 10:13 am

A little over a year ago, at WGU Texas' October 2013 commencement, Shakera Baxter shared her story of overcoming odds, relinquishing regret, and taking charge of her future by becoming the first person in her family to graduate with a bachelor's degree. So how has that degree served her in the time since?

11/25/2014 11:15 am

It was a big weekend for Night Owls in Texas, as more than 2,000 people gathered at the Bayou Music Center in Houston, Texas to honor a graduating class almost 900-strong. More than 270 graduates walked across the stage to personally accept their degree, the largest WGU Texas commencement to date.