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READ MORE COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS Dear Graduate, It has been an extraordinary few weeks as our world faces historic challenges. We want to let you know we are thinking of each one of our alumni across the country and world. We have been inspired by the good that you are all doing in your communities and wish you good health and safety. 10 Suggestions to Help You Lead During a Pandemic During the coronavirus health pandemic, it has become very clear that the world is not short on leaders. There are many different types of leaders all around us. What is clear is that many leaders are not necessarily experienced in leading during these circumstances. This article provides a variety of ways to help leaders continue to inspire others during this time. Tip: it’s time to cultivate hope.

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COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Dear Graduate,

It has been an extraordinary few weeks as our world faces historic challenges. We

want to let you know we are thinking of each one of our alumni across the country

and world. We have been inspired by the good that you are all doing in your

communities and wish you good health and safety.

10 Suggestions to Help YouLead During a Pandemic

During the coronavirus health pandemic, ithas become very clear that the world is notshort on leaders. There are many differenttypes of leaders all around us. What is clear isthat many leaders are not necessarilyexperienced in leading during thesecircumstances. This article provides a varietyof ways to help leaders continue to inspireothers during this time. Tip: it’s time tocultivate hope.

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Time Management: Workingfrom Home

Working from home is a great opportunity,but it can also be difficult to stay focused andon task (trust us—working for an onlineuniversity is just as hard!). Watch this courseby productivity expert Dave Crenshaw. Ithighlights the best ways to set up your desk,organize your schedule, and tips on how toavoid burnout. Watch this FREE course nowwith your WGU credentials.

What Happens During Sleep

Did you know that “sleep accounts for one-quarter to one-third of the human lifespan”?It’s true! And since it is such a large part ofwhat our bodies do, it’s important tounderstand the science behind it, includingwhy you need to sleep in the first place.

Scientists Monitor BrainsDuring Memory Recall—Here’s What They Found

For a recent NH Clinical Center trial, patientsliving with surgically implanted electrodes fordrug-resistant epilepsy were monitoredduring memory recall activities. These testsprovided information on the neuron-firingpatterns.

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Stay Involved & Get Connected

WGU Alumni LinkedIn Groupand College of HealthProfessions Facebook

Being successful is equal parts what you knowand who you know. You already know a lot.Now you can help yourself even more bybecoming part of the LinkedIn WGU Alumnigroup and Facebook College of HealthProfessions group. Join now and startconnecting.

Use the Alumni LinkedIn Tool

Did you know that there are more than 140,000Night Owls on LinkedIn? Once you’ve joinedthe WGU Alumni group on LinkedIn, updateyour LinkedIn profile so you can startnetworking. You can also use the LinkedInAlumni tool to find alumni in your targetindustry. Connect with them and tryconducting informational interviews.

Apply to Be an AlumniAmbassador

Do you consider yourself WGU’s biggest fan?Then why aren’t you a WGU AlumniAmbassador? This is a leadership opportunityfor alumni who are dedicated to representingthe university. Members share their time andexperience by engaging with potentialstudents, current students, and other alumni.Click here to learn more and apply.

Career & ProfessionalDevelopment on Facebook

Join the Career & Professional DevelopmentFacebook group! Created for students andalumni to assist in career coaching, advice,recommendations, suggestions, and careeropportunities. Join here!

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Career & ProfessionalDevelopment Team

WGU Handshake is here! Our nationally-recognized career development platform canhelp you get hired, get discovered, and getconnected. Make sure to complete your profileas soon as possible to help the systemrecommend the most relevant jobs and helpemployers find you. Learn more about how todrive profile completion in the HandshakeStudent Help Center or contact our Career &Professional Development office for careersupport. Optimize your profile and make yourprofile start working for you!

Four Promising NursingLeadership Jobs

If a nursing leadership role is on your careerpath, here are four areas to consider, includingwhat the positions might look like and theskills needed to succeed in them. Dive in tostart career planning!

Fellow WGU Grad HelpsSmall-town Hospital

Sarah moved from Fort Hood, Texas, to a smalltown in Alabama. On her first day as theDirector of Nursing in an unfamiliar hospital,she learned that the hospital could be closedfor noncompliance issues. She had just 28days to help turn the situation around. Watchthe clip and read more.

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Capstone Excellence Award Recipients | Biannual ReportAugust 2019 – January 2020 CEA Awards

The WGU Excellence Program is proud to recognize the 147 students whoreceived the prestigious Capstone Excellence Award in the past six months.These culminating capstone projects must meet strict criteria, including ingenuity,

mastery, or synergy for the greater good. Capstone Faculty Evaluators nominate

deserving capstone projects, followed by a two-step Evaluation Management review.

See additional eligibility criteria here.

The CEA Biannual Report - January 2020 shows by college the WGU graduates who

received the Capstone Excellence Award for their work. Please join us in celebrating

the success of our most recent Capstone Excellence Award recipients, as they begin a

new season in their careers as distinguished WGU graduates.

WGU's Nursing StudentsOutscore National Averageon Licensing Exam

In 2019, grads from WGU’s B.S. NursingPrelicensure program averaged a 96.7 percentpassing score on the National CouncilLicensure Exam. The average for the nationwas 91.2 percent. Read on to learn more.

Whooo’s in the News!

WGU alumni are doing incredible things!Here's a small sampling of what they've beenup to. If you have any great news to share,please send it our way!

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