WGU Indiana Celebrates 10-year Milestone and Provides Hope for Online Higher Ed

It’s been a privilege to witness the immense growth of WGU Indiana. My professional higher education journey actually began with WGU Indiana in 2010, the year it was established as the first WGU state affiliate and the eighth state university in Indiana. I served for four years as general manager of WGU Indiana operations. It […]

Demand for online education is spiking. How Indiana is responding.

American consumers’ demand for convenience has changed the way retailers and restaurants deliver, the way talent is recruited and how just about every business operates. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone to know there’s a digital transformation afoot in the education industry too. More than 6.6 million postsecondary students in the U.S. were seeking their degrees […]

WGU Indiana jumpstarting Hoosier cybersecurity careers with $50,000 in scholarships

If recent headlines have you kicking yourself for not learning more about cybersecurity before now, you’re not alone. News that the global cybersecurity market will more than double to $300 billion over the next few years is reason enough to take note. Indiana has an oversized role as home to major defense and government software […]

Degrees in tech from WGU Indiana offer more than a diploma

Tech workers and employers alike must stay up-to-date on the latest skills and trends. Universities can provide access to new kinds of knowledge and practical skills to help employees be prepared for the tech ecosystem, who can then bring the latest techniques to their employers. Keeping up to date, however, can be an expensive proposition. […]

Universities across Indiana help build and grow the tech ecosystem

While many parts make up our Indy tech ecosystem, universities across the state offer important pieces toward the development of new and innovative tech. Serving as a cradle for many startups, universities provide connections, talent, support and more to students and researchers launching their ideas. Along with helping new businesses begin, universities help inventors and […]

WGU Indiana announces scholarships for women in tech

Talent is one of the most important ingredients of our tech ecosystem. Filling that talent pipeline requires multiple approaches, such as skilling up new grads and career changes or helping professionals level up to leadership and management roles. The opportunities to make those career jumps, however, is often limited by one’s educational background. WGU Indiana takes […]

WGU Indiana is obsessed with student success

Editor’s Note: In March 2019, WGU Indiana announced that it’s new Chancellor would be Alison Barber Bell. This article features an interview with former Chancellor Allison Barber, who is now president and COO of the Indiana Fever WNBA basketball franchise.  Thirty-seven million Americans have some college experience but no degree. In Indiana alone there are […]

3 ways to skill-up your own tech talents

Accelerate and preserve your tech skills Indiana’s technology industry is growing and transforming into something bigger and better. With technology and tech-enabled businesses in sectors such as healthcare, IT security, manufacturing and marketing constantly looking to hire highly skilled workers to accelerate their growth, even workers already in the industry are looking to “skill-up” their tech […]