May 2016

As we wrap up national nurse appreciation week, here are 10 success tips from veteran nurses in Missouri. 1. Manage your stress. Everyone has stress in their life, but it is something that should be managed. As caregivers, we’re particularly susceptible. Make time to socialize, engage in leisure activities and

What do you look for in a nurse? The natural gifts and talents to provide compassionate care and exceptional service. Knowledge and skills are critical, but a servant heart is non-negotiable. What about WGU’s programs better prepares students for the workforce? Because the format widens the net to those who

Lana Borden, RN, BSN, CIPH, CPH, knew early on that she wanted a career helping others. “I was always interested in jobs that focus on people, so healthcare seemed the right fit for me,” she said “I looked into the medical field, but realized I was more interested in the

By Ollie Trejo My name is Ollie Trejo, and I am currently enrolled in the M. S. Nursing – Education degree program. I started my career in nursing working on an Ortho/Neuro/Trauma unit. Being a teaching hospital, there frequently were nursing students on the unit. I noticed that I truly

In recognition of National Nurses Week 2016 and to recognize Missouri nurses for their commitment to community health, WGU Missouri has established the WGU Loves Nurses Scholarship for motivated nurses who are ready to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Nursing or Health Care Management. Each scholarship is valued

By Chelsey Caselman In the Summer of 2013, I took a huge leap of faith and went back to school. At that time I was 10 years post high school, had been married for just shy of a decade, and was a mom of 2 active children. During the Spring

Interviewing can be one of the most stressful things that we do in our career, but preparing in advance can help you stay calm and ace that interview! As we continue our celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week, WGU Missouri Chancellor Dr. Angie Besendorfer would like to share some helpful

As we kick off National Teacher Appreciation Week, we would like for you to meet Amber Coble, a paraeducator working with tenth through twelfth grade students at Galena High School. Amber is a hard-working woman who is dedicated to earning her bachelor’s degree in special education while continuing to work

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