Once she felt her career plateauing, Tamika Tyus took it upon herself to further her education and improve her future prospects. Before this, the Brownsville, Tenn., native had earned a Licensed Practical Nursing degree in 1998 and worked for a decade as a unit manager at HCA. Tamika began at

More than 400 Tennesseans participated in an online survey conducted by WGU Tennessee that coincided with the first statewide gubernatorial forum, which focused solely on education.

WGU Tennessee’s annual Tenn-K Scholarship campaign is underway! The $10,000 scholarships – which cover approximately 80 percent of total tuition costs at WGU – are life changing for many recipients, and we’re honored to award up to 10 of these scholarships again in 2018. To apply for the scholarship, visit

Great teachers have a tremendous impact on individual students as well as on institutions and communities for generations. This helps explain why teaching is increasingly pursued later in life as a second career (or even a third). If you want to switch professions and are ready to...

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