February 2015

Jennifer Russell, a 2013 graduate of WGU Tennessee, worked in the mortgage industry for nine years before deciding she was ready to explore a career in teaching. She and her family moved to Knoxville in 2008, where she accepted a position as an assistant elementary school teacher for Knox County

After moving to Knoxville in 2013, Jessica Foster accepted a substitute teaching position with Knox County Schools. Foster had such a great experience as a substitute that she made the decision to become a full-time teacher. When she heard about WGU Tennessee, Foster knew it would be the place for

Suzanna Norman made the decision to return to school in December of 2013 after moving to Nashville and becoming a massage therapist. The Chicago native was ready to take the next step in her career and in her life, and after hearing about WGU Tennessee's user-friendly B.S. in Accounting degree

Thanks to WGU Tennessee, Knox County Schools' teacher Missy Irwin was given the chance to achieve her goal of completing her higher education, something she put on the backburner when her children were born. In two years, the first-grade teacher had earned both a bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and

By staying connected with our students and graduates, we've heard all kinds of reasons that they love WGU Tennessee. In honor of Valentine's Day, we're sharing how the decision to earn a degree at WGU Tennessee is one these professionals will cherish forever. "I cherish my Bachelor of Accounting degree

By Dr. Kimberly K. Estep WGU Tennessee Chancellor In his annual State of the State address Monday night, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tennessee Reconnect, an exciting new initiative designed to help even more adults go back to school and earn postsecondary certificates and diplomas. Proposed as part of the Drive

After teaching kindergarten and first grade in the Knox County Schools system for nearly eight years, MJ Murrell hit a pivotal point in her teaching career. She would need to either renew her professional teaching license – a time-consuming process – to continue teaching, or pursue a master's degree to

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