Who's News for Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015
Several local residents recently earned their degree from WGU Indiana. The university held its sixth annual commencement ceremony at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis on Sept. 26 and celebrated the graduation of 916 graduates.
The university awarded 634 undergraduate and 282 graduate degrees in business, information technology, K-12 teacher education and healthcare professions, including nursing.
The graduates included four Putnam County residents.
MICHAEL NEES of Cloverdale received his MBA in management and strategy.
RANDA ZAHR of Greencastle received her Bachelor of Science in nursing.
TAMMY KING of Greencastle received her Bachelor of Science in nursing.
ADAM GOSS of Greencastle received his Bachelor of Science in marketing management.
Graduates recognized during the ceremony represented 87 Indiana counties.
Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann delivered the commencement address.
WGU Indiana is an online, nonprofit, competency-based university established to expand Indiana's access to higher education throughout the state.
Formed through a partnership between the state of Indiana and nationally recognized Western Governors University, WGU Indiana is open to all qualified Indiana residents.
The university offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the high-demand career fields of business, K-12 teacher education, information technology, and health professions, including nursing.