DALLAS – (Jan. 26, 2023) Veryable Incorporated will sign a partnership agreement with Western Governors University (WGU), an accredited, online nonprofit university to provide operators the opportunity to pursue multiple paths to higher education and professional development.
As part of the partnership agreement, Veryable operators/independent contractors are eligible to apply for the WGU Partner Connect Scholarship, valued at $2,500.
Founded in 2016, Veryable Incorporated is headquartered in Dallas, operating in several states across the U.S. As an on-demand marketplace for manufacturing, logistics, and warehousing labor, Veryable partners with more than 1,500 businesses to enhance their operations through their on-demand labor model with over 250,000 skilled operators providing the labor force.
“Veryable is excited about its collaboration with WGU,” says Angie Turner, Vice President of Supply. “This partnership extends our mission of providing excellent opportunities for operators, empowering them to take the next step to invest in themselves and their future.”
As a leader in higher education for 25 years, WGU offers more than 60 degree programs online in business, K-12 education, healthcare, and information technology. Tuition is around $3,800 per term for most undergraduate degree programs. Every program is mentor-supported and designed to fit into busy work and home schedules. WGU is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). WGU will also provide webinar training, access to career service and alumni events, materials to operators/independent contractors to ensure understanding of the educational opportunities through WGU.
“As a university dedicated to expanding access to high quality, affordable education for all, we are proud to partner with Veryable,” said Linda Battles, WGU Regional Vice President, South. “This collaboration will provide educational and career advancement opportunities for operators using Veryable, allowing them to make even greater impacts in their lives, their careers, and their communities.”
Established in 1997 by 19 U.S. governors with a mission to expand access to high-quality, affordable higher education, online, nonprofit WGU now serves more than 140,000 students nationwide and has more than 300,000 graduates in all 50 states. Driving innovation as the nation’s leading competency-based university, WGU has been recognized by the White House, state leaders, employers, and students as a model that works in postsecondary education. In just 25 years, the university has become a leading influence in changing the lives of individuals and families, and preparing the workforce needed in today’s rapidly evolving economy. WGU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, and has been featured on NPR, NBC Nightly News, CNN, and in The New York Times. Learn more at wgu.edu and wgu.edu/impact.