May 2013

For many adult learners, test anxiety is as real as it was years ago in high school. Sweaty palms, shortness of breath, worry and tension—all leading up to a moment when a smart person can’t demonstrate knowledge when called upon to do so. This can be especially debilitating during the

From the Chancellor, Dr. Mark David Milliron Sunday is Mother’s Day, a day we all pause to celebrate the great nurturers and leaders in our lives. For many of the women learning online with WGU Texas, the reason for pursuing a degree is to better support their children. For some

As part of National Nurses Week, last night at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, 100 nurses were named to the 2013 DFW Great 100 Nurses. The event celebrates the top professional Registered Nurses for their contributions to the communities in which they live and practice. We are

“Education research convincingly shows that teacher quality is the most important schooling factor influencing student achievement. A very good teacher as opposed to a very bad one can make as much as a full year’s difference in learning growth for students…" - Dan Goldhaber, Center for American Progress " We’ve

Let’s Celebrate Teachers! Today, Tuesday May 7 th is National Teacher Day. The nation joins to recognize and thank our educators for the incredible service they provide our families and our society. Think of the teachers who influenced you. Where would you be without the guidance, inspiration and intellectual curiosity

Happy National Nurses Week! This week across the U.S. we join to celebrate the hard working professionals we rely on for our health and well-being: nurses. At WGU Texas, our College of Health Professions provides state-of-the-art training and instruction to our nursing students working on the BSN and MSN degrees.

Fast Company recently published The United States of Innovation: Ranking the States [and a district] For Innovation . The report shares their statistical rankings of the states with the most thriving start-up communities and entrepreneurial activities. Texas made the list in a way as big as, well… Texas, coming in

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