12 residents earn degree from WGU


SALT LAKE CITY – Western Governors University graduated 12 students from Temecula recently. The online, nonprofit university has graduated over 190,000 students from across the country since its inception in 1997.

Nicole Alusha, William Smith, Constance Duncanmoses, Julie Lundquist, Mari Worthy and Rachel Floyd received a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Vincent Salce received a bachelor’s degree in business management.

Aaron Zimmer and Kimberly Carlton both received a master’s degree in education curriculum and instruction.

Madeline Sanders and Sarai Garcia received a bachelor’s degree in education interdisciplinary studies for grade K-8.

Nathan Shannon received a bachelor’s degree in cloud computing and systems administration.

Established in 1997 by 19 U.S. governors with a mission to expand access to high-quality, affordable higher education, online, nonprofit Western Governors University now serves more than 123,000 students nationwide and has more than 190,000 graduates in all 50 states. Driving innovation as the nation’s leading competency-based university, Western Governors University has been recognized by the White House, state leaders, employers, and students as a model that works in postsecondary education. In just 23 years, the university has become a leading influence in changing the lives of individuals and families, and preparing the workforce needed in today’s rapidly evolving economy. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, and was featured on NPR, NBC Nightly News, CNN and in The New York Times. Learn more at http://www.wgu.edu.

Submitted by Western Governors University.