WGU Tennessee Awards More Than $1 Million in Scholarships

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WGU Tennessee, a nonprofit, online university formed by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2013 to support the Drive to 55, has awarded more than $1 million in scholarship funding to Tennesseans since its launch. “We’re dedicated to being an affordable education option for working adults, and we’re always thrilled when we’re able to offer scholarships and other incentives to Tennesseans,” said Dr. … [Read more...]

WGU Tennessee Reaches 3,000 Enrolled Students in Three Years

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WGU Tennessee – a nonprofit, online university launched as one of the initiatives in Gov. Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55 effort – has reached 3,000 enrolled students after its third full year in the state. To celebrate reaching the goal, the state-endorsed university has created the “Good Things Come in Threes” scholarship. Up to 10 scholarships of $3,000 will be offered to students across Tennessee … [Read more...]

WGU Tennessee Celebrates Achievements of 556 Tennesseans

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WGU Tennessee celebrated the academic achievements of 556 Tennesseans from 70 counties today, 43 percent of whom are the first in their family to earn a degree. A total of 145 graduates walked in the commencement ceremony held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville. “Many of these graduates probably thought this day would never come,” said Dr. Kimberly K. Estep, … [Read more...]

Metro Government, WGU Tennessee Sign Letter of Agreement

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The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County has approved a letter of agreement with WGU Tennessee, the online, nonprofit university brought to the state as part of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55 initiative. Resolution 198 creates an official partnership whereby WGU Tennessee will offer tuition discounts to Nashville’s more than 9,200 Metropolitan Government employees should they … [Read more...]