By Teresa Webb Program Mentor, College of Health Professions As a mentor of graduate nursing studens, I have found that many of the traits necessary to performing as a professionally competent nurse are the same traits required to be a successful WGU student who thrives in our self-paced, competency-based educational

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When the real estate market crashed in 2008, Amanda Walker, then a realtor, decided to follow her dream and pursue a nursing career with the help of WGU Tennessee. After earning her associate degree in nursing from Aquinas College in 2012, she started as a staff nurse at Nephrology Associates

Jasmine Washington, a medical surgery nurse, loved her job at Redmond Regional Hospital in Rome, Ga., but was tired of the hour-long commute from Chattanooga. She understood that furthering her education would be the key to advancing her career and realizing her full potential, and that’s when she found WGU

Robin Markart feels blessed. As an executive assistant to the chief administrator of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, she schedules and plans events at an institution known for helping to save the lives of pediatric patients. Robin didn’t always feel this fortunate, though. “I was out work for

All month long, we’ve heard from Regional One Health employees who have made the decision to go back to school for a degree at WGU Tennessee. For the final Partner Spotlight blog post focusing on Regional One Health, we wanted to get the employer’s perspective. To that end, we sat

Since enrolling in WGU Tennessee’s M.S. Nursing Management and Leadership program just four months ago, Vonetta Williams-Paden says she can already tell her managers have more respect and trust in her as a professional. “Nursing is fantastic career field because there’s so much room to grow,” said Vonetta, who’s in

For Kyndra Jones, a manager in the Radiology Department at Regional One Health in Memphis, Tenn., going back to school at WGU Tennessee was a necessary step toward expanding her horizons in the medical field. After working for six years as a supervisor at Regional One Health, the Memphis native

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