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WGU Sage Talks

WGU Sage Talks is an innovative lecture series intended to provide personal and professional development, inspiration, and continuing education opportunities for WGU students, graduates, and the larger community. 

The series features leaders and innovators in fields represented by each of WGU's four colleges: business, education, healthcare, and information technology. Lecture topics are centered around leadership, new innovations and disruptions, and how education shapes the future.

Watch for upcoming lectures. View recent WGU Sage Talks here.

Upcoming Events

Webinar: Strategies for Retiring Right!
Whether you are considering retirement planning or are already retired, Rick will help you build a personal retirement plan to enhance your life after work. Join the webinar on November 22 at 6:00 p.m. MT.
Webinar: The Simple Art of LinkedIn
LinkedIn is one of the most effective online resource tools available today. Joe will help you understand how to make your LinkedIn profile work for you! Join the webinar on December 6 at 6:00 p.m. MT.
Webinar: HIRED! IN 2017: Let's Make Your Job Great Again!
Jody will give you a step-by-step process to gain a better understanding of what situations are affecting your performance, happiness, and advancement potential. Join the webinar on December 13 at 6:00 p.m. MT.
Webinar: Disruptive Marketing: What Growth Hackers, Data Punks Can Teach Us
Now that 75 percent of screen time is spent on connected devices, digital strategies have moved front and center of most marketing plans. But what if that's not enough? Join the webinar on December 20 at 6:00 p.m. MT.
Webinar: Ready to Pull the Retirement Trigger?
Many want to retire early...slow down a bit...enjoy their life, their spouse, and grandkids. But what if there is a major health issue? Or what if they run out of money? Join the webinar on December 27 at 6:00 p.m. MT.
Webinar: Super Secrets of a Successful Executive Job Search
Having worked with senior executive clients from across the world on a private 1-1 basis, for the first time Gray reveals publicly what it really takes to stand out in the executive job market. Join the webinar on January 3 at 6:00 p.m. MT.

Alumni Stories

How One Idea Can Change a Community
Posted on 3/24/2017

No matter how we choose to live our lives, our actions and decisions affect others. Our experiences with the world often direct our path or redirect our plans.

Alexander Wright has witnessed many social injustices – but a few of them were impetus moments that shaped his life. They have molded the work he does in this world.  

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