The Ellen DeGeneres Show surprises future WGU North Carolina student.

Jordan is an outstanding 1st-grade teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. She really, really wants to go back to school for her master’s degree so she can become an even more outstanding educator—but still buried in undergraduate student debt, her dream has seemed out of reach.

Jordan was recently an audience member on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where Ellen and WGU gave her the surprise of a lifetime. The Ellen DeGeneres Show also helped spread the word about WGU's Women in Leadership Scholarship!

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WGU North Carolina is a partnership between the state of North Carolina and nationally recognized Western Governors University. WGU North Carolina offers more than 60 bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the high-demand fields of business, IT, teacher education, and healthcare. WGU North Carolina now serves more than 2,000 students and has awarded degrees to more than 2,200 graduates.

"Affordable access to accredited higher education is key to our state's future and essential to bringing more highly skilled jobs to North Carolina. WGU North Carolina complements our existing higher-education institutions and will provide another pathway for many of our working adults who want to further their education." Dan Forest,
Lieutenant Governor, State of North Carolina

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